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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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New Elementary Algebra: in which the First Principles of Analysis are ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - 1863 - 338 pages
...before a greyhound, and takes 4 leaps to the greyhound's 3, but 2 of the greyhound's leaps are equal to 3 of the hare's ; how many leaps must the greyhound take to catch the hare ? 75. A general arranging his men in the form of a solid square, finds he has 21 men over, but attempting...
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The University Algebra

John Fair Stoddard, William Downs Henkle - Algebra - 1866 - 546 pages
...of the second. 83. A hare, 50 of her leaps before a greyhound, takes 4 leaps to the greyhound's 3 ; but 2 of the greyhound's leaps are as much as 3 of...many leaps must the greyhound take to catch the hare? AM. 300. 34. Two pieces of cloth of equal goodness, but of different lengths, were bought, the one...
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Primary Elements of Algebra: For Common Schools and Academies

Joseph Ray - Algebra - 1866 - 250 pages
...before a greyhound, and takes 4 leaps to the greyhound's 3 ; but 2 of the greyhound's leaps are equal to 3 of the hare's ; how many leaps must the greyhound take to catch the hare ? Let X be the number of leaps taken by the hound. Then, since the hare takes 4 leaps while (he hound...
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Ray's Algebra, First Book: Primary Elements of Algebra, for Common ..., Book 1

Joseph Ray - Algebra - 1866 - 252 pages
...before a greyhound, and takes 4 leaps to the greyhound's 3 ; but 2 of the greyhound's leaps are equal to 3 of the hare's ; how many leaps must the greyhound take to catch the hare ? Let X be the number of leaps taken by the hound. Then, since the hare takes 4 leaps while the hound...
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Elements of Algebra

James Haddon - Algebra - 1871 - 244 pages
...miles per hour. 1. A hare is .10 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...many leaps must the greyhound take to catch the hare? Let x =• the number of leaps. Зд, i The number of leaps the hare takes 2 : x : : 3 : — = j from...
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A University Algebra ...

Edward Olney - Algebra - 1873 - 354 pages
...that A can reach D in 4 days, and В can reach С in 9 days. Required the distance from С to D. three of the hare's. How many leaps must the greyhound take to catch the hare ? 13. A runner left this place n days ago, at the rate of a miles daily. He is pursued by another,...
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Elementary algebra [by J. Martin].

James Martin (of the Wedgwood inst, Burslem.) - 1875 - 134 pages
...three-fourths of the third's share. (9.) A hare is 50 leaps before a greyhound, and takes hound's equal 3 of the hare's. How many leaps must the greyhound take to catch the hare ? (10.) A boy spent one-half of his money in oranges, one-third in nuts, and found he had 4Jd. left....
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The boys' algebra

James Cahill (of Dublin.) - Algebra - 1875 - 230 pages
...before a greyhound, and takes 4 leaps to the greyhound's 3, but 2 of the hound's aro as long ¡is У of the hare's ; how many leaps must the greyhound take to catch the hare ? Let z=number of the greyhound*s leaps, 4z Then, as 3 : x : : 4 : y=number of the hare's leaps in...
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The Complete Algebra: Embracing Simple and Quadratic Equations, Proportion ...

Edward Olney - Algebra - 1877 - 466 pages
...Ans., At 5. 30 PM 22. A hare, 50 of her leaps before a greyhound, takes 4 leaps to the greyhound's 3; but 2 of the greyhound's leaps are as much as 3 of...hare's. How many leaps must the greyhound take to overtake the hare ? Suo. Let 3i = the number of the hound's leaps, whence 4z = " " " hare's " in the...
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The practice of arithmetic

Daniel O'Sullivan - 1877 - 194 pages
...greyhound, and takes 4 leaps to the greyhound's 3 ; but 2 of the greyhound's leaps are equal in length to 3 of the hare's : how many leaps must the greyhound take, to catch the hare ? (8) After giving away | , -^j-, and -^g- of my money, I had ¿51 left : how much had I at first?...
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