| Miles Bland - Geometry - 1821 - 898 pages
...dug two trenches, one of which was б yards longer than the other, for .Ci", lu«, and the digging of **each of them cost as many shillings per yard as there were yards in** its length. What was the length of each ? Let x and x + 6 = the number of yards in each ; .'. x1 +... | |
| James Ryan - Algebra - 1824 - 548 pages
...±24, and ±15. Prob. 1 7. A person bought two pieces of linen, which, together, measured 36 yards. **Each of them cost as many shillings per yard, as there were yards in the** piece ; and their whole prices were in the proportion of 4 to 1. What were the lengths of the pieces?... | |
| James Ryan, Robert Adrain - Algebra - 1824 - 542 pages
...dug two trenches, one of which was 6 yards longer than the other, for 177, 16s., and the digging of **each of them cost as many shillings per yard as there were yards in** its length. What Was the length of each ? Ans. 10, and 16 yard?. Prob. 24. A company at a tavern had... | |
| James Ryan - Algebra - 1826 - 430 pages
...were there of each ? Ans. 12 men, and 15 women. Prob. 29. Bought two square carpets for 62/. Is. ; **for each of which I paid as many shillings per yard...as many shillings per yard as there were yards in** aside of the other, I should have paid 17s. less. What was the size of each ? ADS. One contained 81,... | |
| John Darby (teacher of mathematics.) - 1829 - 212 pages
...two pieces of Bilk, one of which contained four yards less than the other, for £32. 16s., each piece **cost as many shillings per yard as there were yards in the** piece. Required the length of each. Ans. 20 and 16 yards. 4. Bought a quantity of cloth for £30, and... | |
| John D. Williams - Algebra - 1840 - 634 pages
...Hence fz3 — &%з?— 20, or 2*^=20, .-. x=5, and y=i. 201. Bought two square carpets for £62 Is., **for each of which I paid as many shillings per yard...as many shillings per yard as there were yards in** a side of the other, I should have paid 17s. less. What was the size of each ? Let x and у be the... | |
| George Roberts Perkins - Arithmetic - 1841 - 274 pages
...worked 48 — 18= 30 days. 6. A gentleman bought two pieces of silk, wbich together measured 38 yards. **Each of them cost as many shillings per yard as there were yards in the** piece, and their whole prices were as 4 to 1. What were the lengths of the pieces ? SOLUTION. Since... | |
| Davis Wasgatt Clark - 1844 - 400 pages
...dug two trenches, one of which was 6 yards longer than the other, for £17 16*., and the digging of **each of them cost as many shillings per yard as there were yards in** its length. What was the length of each 1 Jlns. 10 and 16 yards. 12. A and B set out from two towns... | |
| Elias Loomis - Algebra - 1846 - 376 pages
...A laborer dug two trenches whose united length was 26 yards, for 356 shillings, and the digging of **each of them cost as many shillings per yard as there were yards in** its length^ What was the length of each ? Prob. 9. What two numbers are those whose sum is 2a, and... | |
| Elias Loomis - Algebra - 1846 - 380 pages
...A laborer dug two trenches whose united length was 26 yards, for 356 shillings, and the digging of **each of them cost as many shillings per yard as there were yards in** its length. What was the length of each ? Prob. 9. What two numbers are those whose sum is 2a, and... | |
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