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A gentleman bought a rectangular lot of valuable land, giving 10 dollars for every foot in the perimeter. If the same quantity had been in a square, and he had bought it in the same way, it would have cost him \$33 less ; and if he had bought a square...
An Introduction to Algebra: Upon the Inductive Method of Instruction - Page 273
by Warren Colburn - 1837 - 276 pages

An Introduction to Algebra Upon the Inductive Method of Instruction

Warren Colburn - Algebra - 1829 - 276 pages
...same quantity had been in a square, and he had bought it in the same way, it would have cost him \$33 less ; and if he had bought a square piece of the same" perimeter ho would have rind 12^ rods more. What were the dimensions of the piece he bought ? 45. A and B put...

An Introduction to Algebra Upon the Inductive Method of Instruction

Warren Colburn - Algebra - 1831 - 276 pages
...same quantity had been in a square, and he had bought it in the same way, it would have cost him \$33 less ; and if he had bought a square piece of the...the dimensions of the piece he bought ? 45. A and В put to interest sums amounting together to 800 dollars. A's rate of interest was 1 per cent, more...

An Introduction to Algebra: Upon the Inductive Method of Instruction

Warren Colburn - Algebra - 1833 - 276 pages
...same quantity had been in a square, and he had bought it in the same way, it would have cost him \$33 less ; and if he had bought a square piece of the...years his principal and simple interest amounted to if- of B's. What sum was put at interest by each, and at what rate ? 46. Two messengers, A and B, were...

An Introduction to Algebra Upon the Inductive Method of Instruction

Warren Colburn - Algebra - 1834 - 276 pages
...same quantity had been in a square, and he had bought it in the same way, it would have cost him \$33 less ; and if he had bought a square piece of the...was 1 per cent. more than B's, his yearly interest f of B's ; and at the end of 10 years his principal and simple interest amounted to | of B's. What...

First Lessons in Algebra: Being an Easy Introduction to that Science ...

Ebenezer Bailey - Algebra - 1835 - 252 pages
...form of a square, and he had bought it in the same way, it would not have cost him so much by \$330 ; and if he had bought a square piece of the same perimeter, he would have had 12f rods more. What were the dimensions of the lot? 3 2044 097 008 866 . --.. t. tf * " ? " e V.' H...

First Lessons in Algebra: Being an Easy Introduction to that Science ...

Ebenezer Bailey - Algebra - 1840 - 252 pages
...form of a square, and he had bought it in the same way, it would not have cost him so much by \$330 ; and if he had bought a square piece of the same perimeter,...had 12£ rods more. What were the dimensions of the lot? . , 1 -/ \ ...

An Introduction to Algebra: Upon the Inductive Method of Instruction

Warren Colburn - Algebra - 1841 - 276 pages
...and B enter into partnership with a joint stock of \$900. A1s capital was employed 4 months, and B1s 7 months. When the stock and gain were divided, A...to interest sums amounting together to 800 dollars. A1s rate of interest was 1 per cent, more than B3s, his yearly interest £ of B1s ; and at the end...

An Introduction to Algebra Upon the Inductive Method of Instruction

Warren Colburn - Algebra - 1844 - 276 pages
...and gain were divided, A received \$512, and B \$469. What was each man's stock ?A h fo , ^g N ^ Q . 44. A gentleman bought a rectangular lot of valuable...more. What were the dimensions of the piece he bought ? /£ '.' f> 45. A and B put to interest sums amounting together to 800 dollars. A's rate of interest...