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" ... 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 249
by James Bryce - 1837
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Geometrical Problems Deducible from the First Six Books of Euclid, Arranged ...

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...
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Algebraical Problems, Producing Simple and Quadratic Equations, with Their ...

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...
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An Introduction to Algebra Upon the Inductive Method of Instruction

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...
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An Introduction to Algebra Upon the Inductive Method of Instruction

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....
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An Introduction to Algebra Upon the Inductive Method of Instruction

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....
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An Introduction to Algebra Upon the Inductive Method of Instruction

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,...
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An Introduction to Algebra Upon the Inductive Method of Instruction

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. ... . . . ,,...
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The algebraical equation and problem papers, proposed in the examinations of ...

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...
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New Elementary Algebra: in which the First Principles of Analysis are ...

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...
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New Elementary Algebra

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 to 3. Required the number of each at first. Ans. 45 turkeys ; 60 geese. 51. In the composition of...
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