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... 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

## Elementary Algebra Revised

Frederick Howland Somerville - Algebra - 1913 - 458 pages
...old as his son, and in 7 more years the man will be twice as old. Find the present age of each. 674. If the greater of two numbers is divided by the smaller, the quotient is 1 and the remainder 5. Three times the greater number contains the smaller 4 times. What are the numbers?...

Joseph Victor Collins - Algebra - 1913 - 360 pages
...numbers is divided by the greater, the quotient is .21 and the remainder .0057; but if the greater is divided by the smaller, the quotient is 4 and the remainder 1.742 What are the numbers ? 14. Fifty laborers were engaged to build a bridge on a railroad. Some...

## Elementary Algebra with a Table of Logarithms

Julius Lederer Neufeld - Algebra - 1920 - 424 pages
...boxes and 20 bales. 6 boxes and 14 bales will fill half of it. How many of each alone will it hold? 26. If the greater of two numbers is divided by the smaller, the quotient is 7 and the remainder 4; but if 3 times the greater is divided by twice the smaller, the quotient is...