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A man was hired 50 days on these conditions. — that, for every day he worked, he should receive \$ '75, and, for every day he was idle, he should forfeit \$ '25 ; at the expiration of the time, he received \$ 27'50 ; how many days did he work...
Mathematics - Page 198
by Samuel Webber - 1808

## The Young Algebraist's Companion: Or, A New & Easy Guide to Algebra ...

Daniel Fenning - Algebra - 1751 - 238 pages
...he was idle, and did no Work, he was to pay 8 Pence. Now at the End of the Time he received 155. 4d. How many Days did he work, and how many was he idle ? Numerical Solution^ For the Days he wrought put x Then will what he play'd be 40 — x. Now x Days...

## Arithmetic, in All Its Parts, Vulgar and Decimal: As Also, Tables of Coins ...

William Craighead - Arithmetic - 1757 - 567 pages
...he fhould forfeit 8 pence : when 390 days were pad, neither of them were indebted to one anether ; how many days did he work, and how many was he idle ? 8 390 13 8 i 39° 210)31210(156 Days he wrought. о 234 Days he was idle. ( ï89 ) A general difpofing...

## Arithmetic, Both in the Theory and Practice: Made Plain and Easy in All ...

John Hill - Arithmetic - 1765 - 416 pages
...mould be mulcted 8 pence : when 390 days were palled, neither of them were indebted to one another : how many days did he work, and how many was he idle? 20. A certain gentleman hires a fervant, and promifes him 24 pounds yearly wages, together with a cloak...

## The Arithmetician's Guide: Being a New, Improved, and Compendious System of ...

John Eadon - Arithmetic - 1766 - 333 pages
...wrought, and forfeit 8d. for every day he idled. At lait he received 3!, 5s.=78od. for his labour. How many days did he work, and how many was he idle ? d. 1. Suppofe he wrought 50 (P) days. 50x12= 600 . Then he idled 40 days. 40 x 8= 320 received but...

## The Tutor's Guide: Being a Complete System of Arithmetic; with Various ...

Charles Vyse - Arithmetic - 1785 - 325 pages
...worked, and forfeit lori. for every Day he idled ; at laft he received 2/. 1s. 8a. for his Labour; how many Days did he work, and how many was he idle ? 1^. PRACTICE. So called from the General Ufe it is to all Perfons concerned in Trade and Bufinefs....

## The Tutor's Assistant Modernised: Or, A Regular System of Practical ...

Thomas Peacock - Arithmetic - 1791 - 283 pages
...every day he wrought, and forfeit lod. for every day he was idle. Now he received at laft 2!. I s. 8d. ; how many days did he work, and how many was he idle? — Anf. He wrought 30 days, and was idle I o days. 5. A perfon gave 14!. 8s. for .a hogfhcad of wine,...

## A Complete System of Practical Arithmetic, with Various Branches in the ...

William Taylor - Arithmetic - 1800 - 519 pages
...worked, and forfeit lod. for every day he idled ; at laft he received 2/. is. 8</. for his labour ; how many days did he work, and how many was he idle ? Firft 2/. u. 8d. r: 500 pence, and 500 -£• 20 = 2J days wages ; then 40 — 25 = 15 days more....

## The American Preceptor's Assistant: Containing a System of Practical Arithmetic

Jeremiah Paul - Arithmetic - 1801 - 222 pages
...every day lie was idle, he should forfeit Is. 8d. at the expiration of the time, he received £.3 15 ; how many days did he work, and how many was he idle ? Answer ...Employed 35 days, idle 25» 46. In the diurnal rotation of the earth, how far arc the inhabitants...