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How much was my gain î 141. A farmer sold 125 bushels of corn at \$.62 per bu.; he received in payment 10 yards of cassimere worth \$1.50 per yard, and the rest in cash. How much cash did he receive ? 11\$. A tree was broken by the wind 14 feet from the...
Sheldon's Graded Examples in Arithmetic: 1st book - Page 128
by M. French Swarthout - 1883

Sheldon's Primary Examples in Arithmetic

M. French Swarthout, M. A. Farnham - Arithmetic - 1886 - 216 pages
...yards of cassimere worth \$1.50 per yard, and the rest in cash. How much cash did he receive ? 142. A tree was broken by the wind 14 feet from the ground...the part standing. What was the length of the tree '{ 143. How many pecks of wheat, worth one dollar a bushel, will it take to pay for 30 yards of ticking...

Plane and Solid Geometry

William James Milne - Geometry - 1899 - 404 pages
...high, broke so that the top struck the level ground at a distance from the base of the pole equal to the length of the part standing. What was the length of the part broken off ? Ex. 116. If from the extremities of the base of any triangle lines are drawn bisecting...

Key to Milne's Plane and Solid Geometry

William James Milne - Geometry - 1899 - 326 pages
...high, broke so that the top struck the level ground at a distance from the base of the pole equal to the length of the part standing. What was the length of the part broken off ? Solution. In rt. Д ABC let AD = 30 ft. represent the eminence, DC the part of the...

The Progressive Arithmetic: Parts I-III.

Wilbur Fisk Nichols - Arithmetic - 1903 - 328 pages
...\$64 were sold at 6J% discount and 5% for cash. 6. A tree 45 ft. high was broken at such a point that the part broken off was 4 times the length of the part left standing. 7. After deducting his commission of 5%, an agent returned to his employer \$1,436.40....

Elementary Algebra

Arthur Schultze - 1905 - 396 pages
...invested half as much capital as B. How much has A invested ? 6. A pole 50 feet high was broken so that the part broken off was 4 times the length of the part left standing. Find the length of the two parts. 7. Four men, A, B, C, and D, invested \$ 8800 in real...