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" B gained a sum less by £40 than twice the sum A had lost ; when it appeared that B had twice as much money as A. What money did each begin with ? Let x be the number of pounds each had at first. "
An Introduction to Algebra Upon the Inductive Method of Instruction - Page 33
by Warren Colburn - 1826 - 276 pages
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Geometrical Problems Deducible from the First Six Books of Euclid, Arranged ...

Miles Bland - Geometry - 1821 - 438 pages
...and В gained a sum less by 40 pounds than twice the sum that A had lost ; when it appeared that В had twice as much money as A. What money did each begin with ? Let x = the number of pounds each had at first, then x + 40 = the sum A had after the first year, and x —...
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Algebraical Problems, Producing Simple and Quadratic Equations, with Their ...

Miles Bland - Algebra - 1824 - 383 pages
...A lost one-third of what he then had, and В gained a sum less by 40 pounds than twice the sum that A had lost; when it appeared that B had twice as much...money as A. What money did each begin with? Let x = the number of pounds each had at first. then т + 40 = the sum A had after the first year, and x-...
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An Elementary Treatise on Algebra: Theoretical and Practical

James Ryan - Algebra - 1824 - 516 pages
...lost one-third of what he then had, and B gained a sum less by 40 dollars, than twice the sum that A had lost ; when it appeared that B had twice as much money as A. What money did each begin with ? Ans. 320 dollars. Prob. 56. A and B being at play, severally cut packs of cards, so as to take off...
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An Elementary Treatise on Algebra, Theoretical and Practical ...

James Ryan - Algebra - 1824 - 516 pages
...lost one-third of what he then had, and B gained a sum less by 40 dollars, than twice the sum that A had lost; when it appeared that B had twice as much money as A. What money did each begin with ? Ans. 320 dollars. Prob. 56. A and B being at play, severally cut packs of cards, so as to take off...
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A Popular Course of Pure and Mixed Mathematics ...: With Tables of ...

Peter Nicholson - Mathematics - 1825 - 372 pages
...and В gained a sum less by 4O pounds than twice the sum that A had lost ; when it appeared that В had twice as much money as A. What money did each begin with ? Ans. αι?320. 12. Upon measuring the corn produced by a field, it appeared that it yielded only...
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The Practical Analyst: Or, A Treatise on Algebra, Containing the Most Useful ...

Enoch Lewis - Algebra - 1826 - 166 pages
...second, A. lost one third of what he then had, and B. gained a sum which was £40 less than twice what A. had lost; when it appeared, that B. had twice as much as A.; what sum had each of them at first? Ans. £320. 31. A farmer sold 96 loads of hay to two persons....
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An Introduction to Algebra Upon the Inductive Method of Instruction

Warren Colburn - Algebra - 1828 - 276 pages
...was to that of the second as 14 to 5. What was the stock of each ? 14 to 5 signifies the second is T\ of the first. 12. A man's age when he was married...be the number of pounds each had at first. Then x + 40 will be the sum A had at the end of the first year ; and r — 40 the sum B had. The second year...
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An Introduction to Algebra Upon the Inductive Method of Instruction

Warren Colburn - Algebra - 1829 - 276 pages
...and B lost £40 ; but in the second. A lost one third of what he then had, and B gained a sum less by £40 than twice the sum A had lost ; when it appeared...be the number of pounds each had at first. Then x -|- 40 will be the sum A had at the end of the first year ; and x — 40 the sum B had. The second...
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An Introduction to Algebra Upon the Inductive Method of Instruction

Warren Colburn - Algebra - 1830 - 276 pages
...and B lost £40 ; but in the second, A lost one third of what he then had, and B gained a sum less by £40 than twice the sum A had lost ; when it appeared...x be the number of pounds each had at first. Then r •f- 40 will be the sum A had at the end of the first year ; and r — 40 the sum B had. The second...
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Elements of Algebra

William Smyth - Algebra - 1830 - 264 pages
...•econd A lost one third of what he then had, and B gained a sum less by $40 than twice the sum that A had lost ; when it appeared that B had twice as much money as A. What money did each begin with ? Ans. $320. 2. A footman, who contracted for £8 a year and a livery suit, was turned away at the...
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