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" A hare is 50 leaps before a greyhound, and takes 4 leaps to- the greyhound's 3, but 2 of the greyhound's leaps are as much as 3 of the hare's ; how many leaps must the greyhound take to catch the hare ? Ans. 300. "
The first principles of algebra, for the use of the boys of the Royal ... - Page 91
by Admiralty - 1845
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Algebraical Problems, Producing Simple and Quadratic Equations, with Their ...

Miles Bland - Algebra - 1824 - 404 pages
...greyhound, takes 4 leaps to the greyhound's three; but two of the greyhound's leaps are as much as three of the hare's. How many leaps must the greyhound take to catch th« hare '. Let 3,î. — the number of leaps the greyhound must take; .*. 4.r = the number the hare...
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Elements of Arithmetic

Etienne Bézout - Mathematics - 1824 - 238 pages
...leaps before a grey-hound, and takes 4 leaps to his 3-; but 2 of the grey-hound's leaps are equal to 3 of the hare's. How many leaps must the grey-hound take to overtake the hare? While the grey-hound takes 1 leap, the hare takes 1-^ ; and while the grey-hound...
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An Introduction to Algebra: With Notes and Observations, Designed for the ...

John Bonnycastle - Algebra - 1825 - 336 pages
...before a greyhound, and takes 4 leaps to the greyhound's 3, but 2 of the greyhound's leaps are as inur.n as 3 of the hare's how many leaps must the greyhound take to catch the hare ? Ans. 300. 32. It is required to^divide the number 90 into four such parts, that if the first part be increased...
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Elements of Algebra

Silvestre François Lacroix - Algebra - 1825 - 294 pages
...grey-bound, and takes 4 leaps to the grey-hound's 3 ; but two of the grey-hound's leaps are as much as three of the hare's : how many leaps must the greyhound take to catch the hare ? Ans. 300. 57. A person being asked his age, replied, that f of his age multiplied by T'T of his age would give...
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Elements of Geometry

Adrien Marie Legendre - 1825 - 570 pages
...grey-hound, and takes 4 leaps to the grey-hound's 3 ; but two of the grey-hound's leaps are as much as three of the hare's : how many leaps must the greyhound take to catch the hare ? dns. 300. 57. A person being asked his age, replied, that f of his age multiplied by T'5 of his age...
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A Popular Course of Pure and Mixed Mathematics ...: With Tables of ...

Peter Nicholson - Mathematics - 1825 - 1046 pages
...leaps to the greyhound's three ; but two of the greyhound's leaps are as much as three of the hare's j how many leaps must the greyhound take to catch the hare ? Ans. 300. 28. The hour and minute hand of a clock are exactly together at 12 o'clock ; at what time are they...
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The Youth's Assistant in Theoretick and Practical Arithmetic

Zadock Thompson - Arithmetic - 1826 - 176 pages
...? " Ans. f . 12. A hare is 50 leaps beiore a grey hound, and takes 4 leaps to the grey-hound's 3 ; but 2 of the grey-hound's leaps are as much as 3 of the hare's ; how many leaps must the hound take to catch the hare ? If 5 : 1 : : I : •£ the hare's gain. 2:1:: i :-f the hound's gain....
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Arithmetic Upon the Inductive Method of Instruction: Being a Sequel to ...

Warren Colburn - Arithmetic - 1826 - 264 pages
...leaps before a grey-hound, and takes 4 leaps to his 3 ; but two of the grey-hoand's leaps are equal to 3 of the hare's. How many leaps must the grey-hound take to overtake the hare ? 177. A labourer was hired for 60 days, upon this condition, that for every day...
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A Short System of Practical Arithmetic: Compiled from the Best Authorities ...

William Kinne - 1829 - 246 pages
...A hare is 50 of her own leaps before a greyhound, and takes 4 leaps to the greyhound's 3 ; but two of the greyhound's leaps are as much as 3 of the hare's...many leaps must the greyhound take to catch the hare 1 Ans. 300. 14. Out of a cask of wine which had leaked away $ part, 21 gallons were drawn; and then...
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The Youth's Assistant in Theoretic and Practical Arithmetic, : Designed for ...

Zadock Thompson - Arithmetic - 1828 - 230 pages
...is 50 leaps hefore a grey hound, and takes 4 leaps to the grey hound's 3; hut 2 of the grey hound's leaps are as much as 3 of the hare's ; how many leaps must the hound take to catch the hare ? If 3 : 1 : : 1 : £ the hare's gain. 2 : 1 : : 1 : £ the hound's gain....
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