| James Ryan, Robert Adrain - Algebra - 1824 - 542 pages
...There is a cistern into which water is admitted by three cocks, two of which are exactly of the same **dimensions. When they are all open, fivetwelfths of the cistern is filled in** 4 hours ; and if one of the equal cocks be stopped, seven-ninths of the cistern is filled in 10 hours... | |
| James Ryan - Algebra - 1824 - 548 pages
...There is a cistern into which wafer is admitted by three cocks, two of which are exa«tly of the same **dimensions. When they are all open, fivetwelfths of the cistern is filled in** 4 hours; and if one of the equal cocks be stopped, seven-ninths of the cistern is filled in 10 hours... | |
| James Ryan - Algebra - 1826 - 430 pages
...of the equal cocks be stopped, (evenninths of the cistern is filled in 10 hours and 40 minutes. la **how many hours would each cock fill the cistern ?...of the equal ones in 32 hours, and the other in 24.** 38. Two shepherds, A and B, are intrusted with the charge of two flocks of sheep. A's consisting chiefly... | |
| John Radford Young - Algebra - 1832 - 408 pages
...of which are of exactly the s^V dimensions. When they are all open, five-twelfths ot'the cisternWs **filled in four hours : and if one of the equal cocks be stopped** «even minutes, the cistern is filled in ten hours and forty minutes. In how many hours would each... | |
| William Smyth - Algebra - 1833 - 288 pages
...the sum of their weights was then 10 tons. What were their weights at first ? Ans. 16 and 20 tons. **When they are all open, five-twelfths of the cistern...stopped, seven-ninths of the cistern is filled in ten** and two-thirds hours. In how many hours would each cock fill the cistern ? Ans. Each of the equal ones... | |
| James Ryan, Robert Adrain - Algebra - 1835 - 388 pages
...and if one of the equal cocks be stopped, seven-ninths Qf the cistern is filled in 10 hours and 40 **minutes. In how many hours would each cock fill the...cistern ? Ans. Each of the equal ones in 32 hours,** andthe other in 24. PROB. 38. Two shepherds, A and B, are intrusted with the charge of two flocks of... | |
| William Smyth - Algebra - 1836 - 288 pages
...There is a cistern, into which water is admitted by three cocks, two of which are of exactly the same **dimensions. When they are all open, five-twelfths...stopped, seven-ninths of the cistern is filled in ten** and two-thirds hours. In how many hours would each cock fill the cistern ? Ans. Each of the equal ones... | |
| John D. Williams - Algebra - 1840 - 216 pages
...There is a cistern, into which water is admitted by three cocks, two of which are of exactly the same **dimensions. When they are all open, five-twelfths...In how many hours would each cock fill the cistern** ? T , v , , 8,4 5 , 32 , 32 7 Let x and y be the numbers ; -- | -- =T<) an<* q — ro~ = q' ,8 i 8... | |
| John D. Williams - Algebra - 1840 - 634 pages
...There is a cistern, into which water is admitted by three cocks, two of which are of exactly the same **dimensions. When they are all open, five-twelfths...In how many hours would each cock fill the cistern** ? T j ^ ,. , 8,4 5 ,.32 . 32 7 Let x and y be the numbers ; -- \ -- =79 and 5 — r oT ==5' ,8 . 8... | |
| Harvey Goodwin (bp. of Carlisle.) - Mathematics - 1847 - 136 pages
...three cocks, two of which are of exactly the same dimensions. When they are all open, five twelfths **of the cistern is filled in four hours ; and if one of the equal cocks** is stopped, seven ninths of the cistern is filled in ten hours and forty minutes. In how many hours... | |
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