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" A 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 how far must he travel to overtake the first ? 6. "
An Elementary Treatise on Algebra: To which are Added Exponential Equations ... - Page 205
by Benjamin Peirce - 1837 - 288 pages
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Ray's Algebra, Part Second: An Analytical Treatise, Designed for ..., Part 2

Joseph Ray - Algebra - 1852 - 420 pages
...for a certain place, and travels 1 mile the first day, 2 the second, and so on. In 5 days afterward another sets out, and travels 12 miles a day. How long and how for must he travel to overtake the first* Ans. 3 days or 10 days, and travel 36 miles, or 120 miles....
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An Elementary Treatise on Algebra: To which are Added Exponential Equations ...

Benjamin Peirce - Algebra - 1870 - 302 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...How long and how far must he travel to overtake the fii\st? Examples involving Arithmetical Progression. 4. Find four numbers in arithmetical progression...
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Elements of Algebra: For Colleges, Schools and Private Students

Joseph Ray - Algebra - 1866 - 418 pages
...for a certain place, and travels 1 mile the first day, 2 the second, and so on. Five days afterward B sets out, and travels 12 miles a day. How long and how far must B travel to overtake A? Ans. 3 days, or 10 days; and travel 36 miles, or 120 miles. Explain these results....
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A University Algebra ...

Edward Olney - Algebra - 1873 - 354 pages
...and travels one mile the first day, two the second, three the third, and so on: in 5 days afterward another sets out, and travels 12 miles a day. How...long and how far must he travel to overtake the first ? 4. Divide the number 48 into two such parts that their product may be 432. 5. Divide the number 24...
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A University Algebra

Edward Olney - 1878 - 362 pages
...and travels one mile the first day, two the second, three the third, and so on: in 5 days afterward another sets out, and travels 12 miles a day. How long and how far must he travel before they will come together ? 4. Divide the number 48 into two such parts that their product may...
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A University Algebra

Edward Olney - Algebra - 1880 - 323 pages
...and travels one mile the first day, two the second, three the third, and so on: in 5 days afterward another sets out, and travels 12 miles a day. How long and how far must he travel before they will come together ? 4. Divide the number 48 into two such parts that their product may...
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A University Algebra: Comprising a Compendious, Yet Complete and Thorough ...

Edward Olney - Algebra - 1882 - 358 pages
...travels one mile the _ _ first day, two the second, three the third, and so on : in 5 days after7 ward another sets out, and travels 12 miles a day. How long and how far must he travel before they will come together ? 4. Divide the number 48 into two such parts that their product ymay...
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School Algebra

James William Nicholson - Algebra - 1909 - 332 pages
...and goes 1 mile the first day, 2 miles the second day, 3 the third, and so on. In 5 days afterward В sets out, and travels 12 miles a day. How long and how far must В travel before he and A will be together? 14. Two hundred stones being placed on the ground in a...
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