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It is required to find how many days he worked, and how many he was idle ? Let x be the days worked, and y the days idled.
An Introduction to Algebra: With Notes and Observations: Designed for the ... - Page 71
by John Bonnycastle - 1782 - 201 pages

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

Samuel Webber - Mathematics - 1801
...absent, he was to forfeit 8d. ; now at the end of the time he had to Kr ceive il. us. 8d. The question is to find how many days he worked, and how many he was idle, • Let x be the number of days lie worked, Than will 40 — x be the number of days he was idle ; Also #X2o:=20#~ sum earned, And...

## Mathematics, Volume 1

Samuel Webber - Mathematics - 1808
...receive ll. 11s. 8d. The question is to find how many days he workr ed, and how many he was idle. Let.? be the number of days he worked, Then will 40 — x be the number of days he was idle ; Also x • ?o— 2Q.Y— sum earned, And 4,.! — c . 8<=320 — 8x = sum forfeited, Whence...

## A Course of Mathematics ...: Composed for the Use of the Royal Military ...

Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1811
...1 1id. Now at the end of the time he had to receive just 20 shillings, or 240 pence. It is required to find how many days he worked, and how many he was idle ? Let x be the days worked, and y the days idled. Then 2lXr is the pence earned, and lOy the forfeits ; Hence, by...

## A Course of Mathematics: For the Use of Academies as Well as ..., Volume 1

Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1812
...lOrf. Now at the end of the time he had to receive just 20 shillings, or 240 pence. It is required to find how many days he worked, and how many he was idle I Let x be the days worked, and y the days idle. Then 20-r is the pence earned, and \0y the forfeits...

## A Course of Mathematics in Two Volumes for the Use of Academies ..., Volume 1

Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1816
...forfeit lOd. Now at the end of the time he had to receive just 20 shillings, or 240 pence. It is required to find how many days he worked, and how many he was idle ? Let x be the days worked, and y the days idle. Then 20x is the pence earned, and \0y the forfeits j Hence, by the...

## A Course of Mathematics ...: For the Use of Academies, as Well as ..., Volume 1

Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1818
...forfeit lOd. Now at the end of the time he had to receive just 20 shillings, or 240 pence. 1t is required to find how many days he worked, and how many he was idle ? Let -. be the days worked, and y the days idle. Then 20x is the pence earned, and lOy the forfeits ; Hence,...

## A Course of Mathematics: For the Use of Academies, as Well as Private ...

Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1822
...forfeit lOd. Now at the end of the time he had to receive just 20 shillings, or 240 pence. It is required to find how -many days he worked, and how many he was idle ? Let x he the days worked, and y the days idle. Then 20x is the pence earned, and lOy the forfeits ; Hence,...

## A Popular Course of Pure and Mixed Mathematics ...: With Tables of ...

Peter Nicholson - Mathematics - 1825 - 372 pages
...should forfeit 8d. Now, at the end of his engagement, he had to receive il. lis. 8d. it is required to find how many days he worked, and how many he was idle. Ans. He worked 25 days, and he was idle 15. 7. If the paving of a square, at 2s. a yard, costs as much...