| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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.... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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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