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A vintner sold 7 dozen of sherry and 12 dozen of claret for £50, and finds that he has sold 3 dozen more of sherry for £10 than he has of claret for £6. Required the price of each.
Treatise on the elements of algebra - Page 242
by James Bryce - 1837

## Examples in algebra

James Wharton - Algebra - 1848 - 151 pages
...each of which is equal to the depth of the other : what are the depths? Ans. 5 feet and 4 feet. (78.) A vintner sold 7 dozen of sherry and 12 dozen of claret for £50. He sold of sherry 3 dozen more for £10 than he did of claret for £6. What was the price of each ?...

## An introduction to algebra, and to the solution of numerical equations

...1 =36 .-. x — l = ± 6 ; л ж=7, or — 5; Consequently, there were seven persons at first. (3) A vintner sold 7 dozen of sherry and 12 dozen of claret...has sold 3 dozen more of sherry for £10 than he has sold of claret for £6. Required the price of each. Let x be the price in pounds of a dozen of sherry...

## A theoretical and practical treatise on algebra ...: designed for schools ...

Horatio Nelson Robinson, Union College (Schenectedy, N.Y.). Library - Algebra - 1851 - 319 pages
...each individual 5 dollars more than A. How many were relieved by A and B ? Ans. 120 by A, and 80 by B. 13. A vintner sold 7 dozen of sherry and 12 dozen...finds that he has sold 3 dozen more of sherry for £l0 than he has of claret for £6. Required the price of each? Ans. Sherry, £2 per dozen; claret,...

## The Mechanics' Magazine, Volume 65

Industrial arts - 1856
...205 and which mus.t he reserved for after discussion. Example I. A vintner sold 7 dozen of •herry and 12 dozen of claret for £50, and finds that he...has of claret for £6. Required the price of each. (" Young's Algehra," 4th ed., p. 148.) Let * he the price of a dozen of sherry in pounds ; then we...

## Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel ..., Volume 65

Sholto Percy - Industrial arts - 1856
...for after discussion. Example I. A vintner sold 7 dozen of «herry and 12 dozen of claret for £¡30, and finds that he has sold 3 dozen more of sherry...has of claret for £6. Required the price of each. (" Young's Algebra," 4th ed., p. 148.) Let x be the price of a dozen of sherry in pounds ; then we...

## Mechanics Magazine

R.A. Brooman - 1856
...SOLUTIONS. and which must be reserved for after discussion. Example Г. A vintner sold 7 dozen of iherry and 12 dozen of claret for £.50, and finds that he has sold 3 dozen more of iherry for £10 than he has of claret for £6. Required the price of each. (" Young's Algebra," 4th...

## An Elementary Treatise on Algebra, Theoretical and Practical

...second setting out.. QUESTION v. A vintner sold 7 dozen of sherry and 12 dozen of claret for 50Z., and finds that he has sold 3 dozen more of sherry for 10/. than he has of claret for 61. Required the price of each. Let x be the price of a dozen of sherry in pounds ; and by the question,...

## A Theoretical and Practical Treatise on Algebra: ... Designed for Schools ...

Horatio Nelson Robinson - Algebra - 1858 - 360 pages
...individual 5 dollars more than A. How many were relieved by A and В ? Ans. 120 by A, and 80 by B. IS. A vintner sold 7 dozen of sherry and 12 dozen of claret...has of claret for £6. Required the price of each? Лпз. Sherry, £2 per dozen; claret, £3. 14. Л set out from С towards 1), and traveled 7 miles...