Books Books ... the quotient is 2 and the remainder 2. Find the numbers. Let x = the greater number, and y = the smaller number. Then 5^ = 4, and x From the solution of these equations x = 47, and y - 11. A School Algebra - Page 222
by George Albert Wentworth - 1890 - 495 pages ## New School Algebra

George Albert Wentworth - 1898 - 446 pages
...remainder 0.0057; but if the greater is divided by the smaller, the quotient is. 4 and the remainder 0.742. Find the numbers. Let . x = the greater number, and y — the smaller number. Then, *l x — 0.742 ... and - - - = 4. (2) .:y— 0.21 ж = 0..0057, (3) x_ 4 у = 0.742. (4) Multiply (3)... ## New School Algebra

George Albert Wentworth - Algebra - 1898 - 442 pages
...much money as B ; but if B gave A \$100, B would have one third as much as A. How much has each '/ 4. If the greater of two numbers is divided by the / smaller, the quotient is 7 and the remainder 4 ; but if three times the greater number is divided by twice the smaller, the... ## New School Algebra

George Albert Wentworth - 1898 - 426 pages
...remainder 0.0057; but if the greater is divided by the smaller, the quotient is 4 and the remainder 0.742. Find the numbers. Let x - the greater number, and y = the smaller number. .-. y - 0.21 x - 0.0057, (3) x — 4 y = 0.742. (4) Multiply (3) by 4, 4 y - 0.84 x = 0.0228 (5) (4)... ## The Normal Elementary Algebra, Part 1

Edward Brooks - Algebra - 1901 - 248 pages
...would it last them both ? CASE IV. 1. The sum of two numbers is a, and their difference is b; what are the numbers? Let x — the greater number, and ' y • • the smaller number. Then, £+y — a, and x—y — b. ,_. Whence x — 2 ab and »- — • These formulas, expressed in ordinary... ## Elements of Algebra for Beginners

George Washington Hull - Algebra - 1904 - 172 pages
...-Remainder = Quotient then x=± = 3 Divisor 80 - x 12. The sum of two numbers is 150, and if the larger is divided by the smaller, the quotient is 4 and the remainder is 5. Find the numbers. 13. A teacher spent \ of his salary for board and clothes, and ^ of the remainder... ## Elementary Algebra

George Albert Wentworth - Algebra - 1906 - 920 pages
...x in (4), 183 - у = - 54. Transpose and combine, — у = — 237. .-. у = 237. 4. If the larger of two numbers is divided by the smaller, the quotient is 4 and the remainder !) ; but if twenty times the smaller number is divided by twice the larger, the quotient is 2 and the... ## Elementary Algebra

George Albert Wentworth - Algebra - 1906 - 440 pages
...and the remainder 7. Find the numbers. 8. The sum of two numbers is 137, and if the greater number is divided by the smaller the quotient is 4 and the remainder 2. Find the numbers. 9. The difference between two numbers is 19, and if the greater number is divided... ## School Algebra

James William Nicholson - Algebra - 1909 - 332 pages
...other. What time is it ? SUM AND DIFFERENCE 132. The sum of two numbers is s and their difference is d. Find the numbers. Let x = the greater number, and y = the smaller number. Then x + y=s, (1) and x - y = d. (2) 2x = s + d. (3) (l)-(2) 2y = sd. (5) (5)+2, У=~. (6> л Formulas (4)... ## Elementary Algebra: first course

John Charles Stone, James Franklin Millis - Algebra - 1911 - 702 pages
...their quotient 7. What are the numbers ? 6. The difference between two numbers is 21, and if the larger is divided by the smaller, the quotient is 4 and the remainder 3. Find the numbers. 6. The value of a fraction is f , and if 7 be added to each term, the value of... 