| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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,... | |
| 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,... | |
| 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... | |
| Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1831
...leaves x — 2 = 1 ; By transpos. 2, it gives x = 3. And hence у = 2i + 2 = 8 ; and the fraction is f . **find how many days he worked, and how many he was idle? Let x be the** days worked, and y the days idled. Then 20x is the pence earned, and lOy the forfeits ; Hence, by the... | |
| Charles William Hackley - Algebra - 1846 - 503 pages
...was to forfeit 32 cents. Now at the end of the time he was entitled to receive 315.20. It is required **to find how many days he worked and how many he was...the number of days he worked ; Then will 40 — x** bo tho number of diiys he was idle ; Also .rX80 = 80.r:= the sum earned, And (40— x) X 32 = 1280—... | |
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