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Prob. 3. Find two numbers, the greater of which shall be to the less, as their sum to 42 ; and as their difference to 6.
The student's algebra - Page 79
by John Darby (teacher of mathematics.) - 1829

## The Popular Educator, Volume 6

1855 - 424 pages
...added, the first sum shall be to the second u the second to the third? Prob. 3. Find two number», the greater of which shall be to the less as their sum to 42, and as their difference to C. Prob. 4. Divide the number 18 into two such parts, that the squares...

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

Horatio Nelson Robinson - Algebra - 1856 - 350 pages
...examples are intended to illustrate the practical utility of the foregoing theorems : EXAMPLES. 1. Find two numbers, the greater of which shall be to the less, a:i their sum to 42 ; and as their difference is to 6. a b : : c : d m m c d a : b m m a : b c : d...

## New University Algebra: A Theoretical and Practical Treatise, Containing ...

Horatio Nelson Robinson - Algebra - 1864 - 444 pages
...PROPORTION. To show some of the applications of the preceding principles, we give the following problems : 1. Find two numbers, the greater of which shall be to the less as their sum to 42, and as their difference to 6. Let x = the greater, and y = the less. ( x : y = x+y : 42, (1)...

## Parliamentary Papers, Volume 52

Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons - Great Britain - 1866 - 862 pages
...root of V3:J + V 306. Which is the greater, the ratio of a + 2 : £ a + 4, or that of« + 4:Ja + 5? 7. Find two numbers, the greater of which shall be to the less as their sura is to 84, and as their difference is to 12. 8. The sum of au Arithmetical Series is 280; the first...

## New University Algebra: A Theoretical and Practical Treatise Containing Many ...

Horatio Nelson Robinson - 1868 - 430 pages
...PROPORTION. To show some of the applications of the preceding principles, we give the following problems : 1. Find two numbers, the greater of which shall be to the less as their sum to 42, and as their difference to 6. Let x = the greater, and у = the less. =y = *+y:42, (D By the...

## The Complete Algebra: Designed for Use in Schools, Academies, and Colleges

Joseph Ficklin - Algebra - 1874 - 446 pages
...= c" : dn. Extracting the nth root of (2), " A" * / ya _ V с * /~ с . = л/с : 44O. PROBLEMS. 1. Find two numbers, the greater of which shall be to...their sum is to 21, and as their difference is to 3. Let x = the greater number, and y =. the less; then by the conditions of the problem, (x:y = x + y:21...

## The Complete Algebra: Embracing Simple and Quadratic Equations, Proportion ...

Edward Olney - Algebra - 1877 - 466 pages
...The five following examples are designed to be solved by using two or more unknown quantities.] 11. Find two numbers, the greater of which shall be to the less, as their sum to 42 ; and as their difference is to 6. Suo. Then, (1) (2) By equality of ratios and Substituting...

## The Complete Algebra: Embracing Simple and Quadratic Equations, Proportion ...

Edward Olney - Algebra - 1878 - 516 pages
...The five following examples are designed to be solved by using two or more unknown quantities. ] 11. Find two numbers, the greater of which shall be to the less, as their sum to 42 ; and as their difference is to 6. Suo. Chen, (1) (2) By equality of ratios and Substituting...