... feathers exceeded twice those of the geese by 15. Having bought 10 geese and sold 15 turkeys by the way, he was surprised to find, as he drove them into the poulterer's yard, that the number of geese exceeded the number of turkeys in the proportion... Treatise on the elements of algebra - Page 249by James Bryce - 1837Full view - About this book
| Miles Bland - Geometry - 1821 - 438 pages
...number of turkeys' feathers exceeded twice those of the geese by 15. Having bought 10 geese and sold 15 **turkeys by the way, he was surprised to find, as he...proportion of 7 to 3. Required the number of each at first.** Let x = the number of turkeys ; Л 3# = the number of feathers from their tails ; let у = the number... | |
| Miles Bland - Algebra - 1824 - 383 pages
...number of turkeys' feathers exceeded twice those of the geese by 15. Having bought 10 geese and sold 15 **turkeys by the way, he was surprised to find, as he...proportion of 7 to 3. Required the number of each at first.** Let 2' = the number of turkeys; .'. Sx = the number of feathers from their tails; let y — the number... | |
| Warren Colburn - Algebra - 1825 - 372 pages
...of the geese by 15 Having bought 10 geese and sold 15 turkeys by the way, he was surprised to find **that the number of geese exceeded the number of turkeys...proportion of 7 to 3. Required the number of each at first.** Let a; = the number of turkeys, and y = the number of geese. 1 ....... 3a; = 2y + 15 7 x — 105 2... | |
| Warren Colburn - Algebra - 1828 - 276 pages
...of the geese by 15. Having bought 10 geese and sold 15 turkeys by the way, he was surprised to find **that the number of geese exceeded the number of turkeys in the proportion of 7 to 3.** Re quired the number of each at first. Let x = the number of turkeys, and y = the number of geese.... | |
| Warren Colburn - Algebra - 1828 - 276 pages
...of the geese by 15. Having bought 10 geese and sold 15 turkeys by the vvay, he was surprised to find **that the number of geese exceeded the number of turkeys in the proportion of 7 to 3.** Re quired the number of each at first. Let x =. the number of turkeys, and y==. the number of geese.... | |
| Warren Colburn - Algebra - 1830 - 276 pages
...of the geese by 15. Having bought 10 geese and sold 15 turkeys by the way, he was surprised to find **that the number of geese exceeded the number of turkeys...proportion of 7 to 3. Required the number of each at first.** Let x = the number of turkeys, and y = the number of geese. 2. 3 3. Freeing the 2d from fractions,... | |
| Warren Colburn - Algebra - 1844 - 276 pages
...of the geese by 15. Having bought 10 geese and sold 15 turkeys by the way, he was surprised to find **that the number of geese exceeded the number of turkeys...proportion of 7 to 3. Required the number of each at first.** Let x = the number of turkeys, and y = the number of geese. 1. ...... 3x = 2y-\-l5 2. ... . . . ,,... | |
| Cambridge univ, St. John's coll - 1852
...number of turkey feathers exceeded twice those of the geese by 15. Having bought 10 geese and sold 15 **turkeys by the way, he was surprised to find as he...exceeded the number of turkeys in the proportion of** 7:3. Required the number of each. 6. Two persons, A and B, comparing their daily wages, found that... | |
| 1863 - 324 pages
...number of turkey's feathers exceeded twice those of the geese by 15. Having bought 10 geese and sold 15 **turkeys by the way, he was surprised to find, as he...Required the number of each at first. Ans. 45 turkeys** ; 60 geese. 51. In the composition of a certain quantity of gunpowder, two thirds of the whole, plus... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Algebra - 1866 - 324 pages
...number of turkey's feathers exceeded twice those of the geese by 15. Ilaving bought 10 geese and sold 15 **turkeys by the way, he was surprised to find, as he...exceeded the number of turkeys in the proportion of** Ï to 3. Required the number of each at first. Ans. 45 turkeys ; 60 geese. 51. In the composition of... | |
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