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There is an island 73 miles in circumference, and 3 footmen all start together to travel the same way about it ; A goes 5 miles a day, B 8, and C 10 ; when will they all come together again ? Ans. 73 days.
An Introduction to Algebra: With Notes and Observations: Designed for the ... - Page 77
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The Tutor's Guide: Being a Complete System of Arithmetic; with Various ...

Charles Vyse - Arithmetic - 1785 - 325 pages
...fpend 63/. in Twice the Time, drinking with equal Moderation ? 20. There is an Ifland 73 Miles round, and three Footmen all ftart together, to travel the fame Way about it ; A. travels 5 Miles a Day, B. 8, and C. 10 ; when will they all come together again ? 21. A certain Man...

Elements of Algebra: To which is Prefixed, a Choice Collection of ...

John Mole - Algebra - 1788 - 328 pages
...and, as 4 : 9600 : : 5 : 12000 Leaps ran by the Hare, 41. There is an Ifland 73 Miles round, and 3 Footmen all ftart together, to travel the fame Way about it ; A travels 5 Miles a Day ; В 8, and С ю ; when will they all come together again ? Firft, ю — 8...

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

William Taylor - Arithmetic - 1800 - 519 pages
...latter cafe. Alfo, as 9 : 42 3& :; г ; 94T37 preffure. E. to. There is an iíland 73 miles round, and three footmen all ftart together, to travel the fame way about it ; A travels 5 miles a day, В 8, »ndC IQ ; when will they all come together again ? ' Firft, 8 — f=3...

Mathematics: Compiled from the Best Authors and Intended to be the ..., Volume 1

Samuel Webber - Mathematics - 1801
...30. There is an island 73 miles in circumference, and 3 footmen all start together to travel the same way about it ; A goes 5 miles a day, B 8 and C io : when will they all come together again ? Ans. 73 days. 31. A man, being asked how many sheep...

A System of Arithmetic

Samuel Webber - Arithmetic - 1812 - 248 pages
...30. There is an island 73 miles in circumference, and 3 footmen all start together to travel the same way about it ; A goes 5 miles a day, B 8, and G 10 ; when will they all come together again ? Ans. 73 days. 3l. A man, being asked how many sheep he had in his drove, said, if he had as many...

An Introduction to the Elements of Algebra: Designed for the Use of Those ...

Leonhard Euler - Algebra - 1821 - 216 pages
...sterling. There is an island 73 miles in circumference, and 3 footmen all start together to travel the same way about it ; A goes 5 miles a day, B 8, and C 10 ; when will they all come together again ? Ans. 73 days. A man, being asked how many sheep he...

An Elementary Treatise on Arithmetic

Silvestre François Lacroix - Arithmetic - 1821 - 127 pages
...sterling. There is an island 73 miles in circumference, and 3 footmen all start together to travel the same way about it ; A goes 5 miles a day, B 8, and C 10 ; when will they all come together again ? Ans. 73 days. A man, being asked how many sheep he...

An Elementary Treatise on Arithmetic: Taken Principally from the Arithmetic of

Arithmetic - 1825 - 144 pages
...sterling. There is an island 73 miles in circumference, and 3 footmen all start together to travel the same way about it ; A goes 5 miles a day, B 8, and C 10; when will they all come together again ? Ans. 73 days. A man being asked how many sheep he had...