| Benjamin Peirce - Algebra - 1843 - 308 pages
...Find four numbers in arithmetical progression whose sum is 32, and the sum of whose squares is 276. **Ans. 5, 7, 9, 11. 3. A traveller sets out for a certain...long and how far must he travel to overtake the first** 1 Examples involving Arithmetical Progression. 4. Find four numbers in arithmetical progression whose... | |
| Warren Colburn - Algebra - 1844 - 280 pages
...mile the first day, 2 the second, and so on. In 5 days afterwards another sets out, and travels 1 2 **miles a day. How long and how far must he travel to overtake the first** ? 6. A and B 165 miles distant from each other set out with a design to meet; A travels 1 mile the... | |
| Warren Colburn - Algebra - 1844 - 280 pages
...traveller sets out for a certain place, and travels 1 mile the first day, 2 the second, and so on. In 5 **days afterwards. another sets out, and travels 12 miles a day. How long and** now far must he travel to overtake the first ? 6. A and B 165 miles distant from each other set out... | |
| James Bryce - 1846 - 350 pages
...first day, 2 the second, 3 the third, and so on : in 5 days after, another sets out, and travels 1 2 **miles a day. How long and how far must he travel to overtake the first ? Ans. 3 days, and 36 miles.** 51 . A person bought 47 sheep, and gave 1 shilling for the first, 3 for the second, 5 for the third,... | |
| Joseph Ray - Algebra - 1852 - 410 pages
...certain place, and travels 1 mile j -^ the first day, 2 the second, and so on. In 5 days afterward 11 **another sets out, and travels 12 miles a day. How...how ^ far must he travel to overtake the first? Ans.** S days or 10 days, and travel 36 miles, or 120 miles. x "*"" Explain these results. ">•,->- • 1... | |
| Benjamin Osgood Peirce - Algebra - 1855 - 308 pages
...four numbers in arithmetical progression whose sum is 32, and the sum of whose squares is 276. Ana. **5, 7, 9, 11. 3. A traveller sets out for a certain...four numbers in arithmetical progression whose sum is** 23, and continued product 585.' Ans. 1, 5, 9, 13. 5. The sum of the squares of the first and last of... | |
| William Smyth - Algebra - 1855 - 370 pages
...traveller sets out for a certain place and travels 1 mile the first day, 2 the second and so on. In 5 **days afterwards another sets out and travels 12 miles...long and how far must he travel to overtake the first** ? Let x = the number of days ; then x -\- 5 = the number of x-\- 5 days the first travels, and (x -j-... | |
| William Smyth - Algebra - 1858 - 344 pages
...traveller sets out for a certain place and travels 1 mile the first day, 2 the second and so on. In 5 **days afterwards another sets out and travels 12 miles...long and how far must he travel to overtake the first** ? Let x •=. the number of days; then x -f- 5 = the number of days the first travels, and (x -\- 6)... | |
| John Fair Stoddard, William Downs Henkle - Algebra - 1859 - 538 pages
...traveler sets out for a certain place, and travels 1 mile the first day, 2 the second, and so on. In 5 **days afterwards another sets out, and travels 12 miles a day. How long** must the second travel to overtake the first! Ans. 3, or 10 days. Explain this result. 9. A and Б,... | |
| Benjamin Peirce - Algebra - 1860 - 300 pages
...four numbers in arithmetical progression whose sum is 32, and the sum of whose squares is 276. 4ns. **5, 7, 9, 11. 3. A traveller sets out for a certain...long and how far must he travel to overtake the first** 1 Examples involving Arithmetical Progression. 4. Find four numbers in arithmetical progression whose... | |
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