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 198by Samuel Webber - 1808Full view - About this book
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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.... | |
| 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,... | |
| 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.... | |
| 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... | |
| Daniel Fenning - Algebra - 1802 - 219 pages
...was idle, and did not work, he was to pay 8 pence. Now at the end of the time he received 15s. 4d. **How many days did he work, and how many was he idle** ? Numerical Solution. . . .. 1 For the days he wrought put x ; 2 Then will what he'played be 40—*.... | |
| Nicolas Pike - Arithmetic - 1802 - 352 pages
...for every day he was idle ihould forfeit is. 8</. at the expiration of the time he received ^3 15*. ; **How many days did he work, and how many was he idle** ? r 20 "900 — Suppofe he worked < л. ¿40 3°° + Anf. He was 'employed 35 days, and was idle 25.... | |
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