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It is required to divide the number 24 into two such parts, that their product may be equal to 35 times their difference. Ans. 10 and 14.
A Course of Mathematics: For the Use of Academies, as Well as Private ... - Page 248
by Charles Hutton - 1831

## The Elements of Algebra: Designed for the Use of Common Schools, Also ...

George Roberts Perkins - Algebra - 1848 - 251 pages
...and B's money which was \$50 more than A's, was in trade 5 months ; what was A's stock 1 Ms. \$100. 14. It is required to divide the number 24 into two such parts, that their product may be equal to 35 times their difference. What are the parts? Jins. 10 and 14. 15. A...

## Examples in algebra

James Wharton - 1848 - 160 pages
...Ans. ]',' and żi. (31.) Divide the number 49 into two such parts, that the quotient of the greater divided by the less may be to the quotient of the less divided by the greater as jj to jĦ. Ans. 28 and 21. (32.) A general having detached 620 men to take...

## A Treatise on Algebra: In which the Principles of the Science are Familiarly ...

Samuel Alsop - Algebra - 1848 - 318 pages
...Ex. 6. It is required to divide the number 14 into two such parts that the quotient of the greater divided by the less, may be to the quotient of the less by the greater as 16 to 9. Ans. 8 and 6 Ex. 7. Bought a number of oxen for 1406-25 dollars, the number...

## A Theoretical and Practical Treatise on Algebra ...

Horatio Nelson Robinson - Algebra - 1848 - 320 pages
...1. It is required to divide the number of 14 into two such parts, that the quotient of the greater divided by the less, may be to the quotient of the less divided by the greater, as 16 : 9. Ans. The parts are 8 and 6. Let a;= the greater part. Then 14 —...

## Elements of Algebra: Being an Abridgment of Day's Algebra, Adapted to the ...

Jeremiah Day, James Bates Thomson - Algebra - 1848 - 264 pages
...Prob. 10. It is required to divide the number 14 into two such parts that the quotient of the greater divided by the less, may be to the quotient of the less divided by the greater as 16 to 9. Prob. 11. What two numbers are as 5 to 4, the sum of whose cubes...

## A Theoretical and Practical Treatise on Algebra: In which the Excellencies ...

Horatio Nelson Robinson - Algebra - 1850 - 358 pages
...of yours, I can purchase the house. How much money had each of them ? Ans. A had \$160. B \$120. 12. It is required to divide the number 24 into two such...divided by the greater, as 4 to 1. Ans. 16 and 8. 13. A certain company at a tavern, when they came to settle their reckoning, found that had there been...

## An Elementary Treatise on Algebra: Designed as First Lessons in that Science

Horatio Nelson Robinson - Algebra - 1850 - 240 pages
...Divide the number a into two such parts, that the sum of the squares of those parts shall be b. Ans. 11. It is required to divide the number 24 into two such parts, that their product may be equal to 35 times their difference. Ans. 10 and 14. 12. The sum of two numbers...

## Elementary Algebra: For the Use of Schools

William Smyth - Algebra - 1851 - 272 pages
...of equations of the second degree. We give a few exampleS. 1. It is required to divide the number 14 into two such parts that the quotient of the greater...divided by the less, may be to the quotient of the less divided by the greater, as 16 to 9. Let x = the greater part; then 14 — x = the less, and by the...