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A sum of money was divided between two persons, A and B, so that the share...
The Inductive Algebra: Embracing a Complete Course for Schools and Academies - Page 137
by William James Milne - 1881 - 347 pages

## Geometrical Problems Deducible from the First Six Books of Euclid, Arranged ...

Miles Bland - Geometry - 1821 - 898 pages
...+ 4 : : 5 : 7, and (21) \*x + 28 = \.ьх + 20; 41. A sum of money was divided between two persons A and B, so that the share of A was to that of В as 5 to з ; and exceeded five-ninths of the whole sum by 50 pounds. What was the share of each...

## Algebraical Problems, producing simple and quadratic equations, with their ...

Miles BLAND - Algebra - 1824 - 404 pages
...transposition, 8 = x ; am) .'. the numbers are 16 and 24. 41. A sum of money was divided between two persons A and B, so that the share of A was to that of .B as. 5 to 3 ; and exceeded five-ninths of the whole sum by 50 pounds. What was the share of each person ? Let 5x...

## An Elementary Treatise on Algebra: Theoretical and Practical

James Ryan, Robert Adrain - Algebra - 1824 - 542 pages
...sums will be as 5 to 7 ? Ans. 16 and 24. Prob. 58. A sum of money was divided between two persons, A and B, so that the share of A was to that of B as 5 to 3 ; and exceeded five-ninths of the whole sum by 50 dollars. What was the share of each person ? Ans....

## An Elementary Treatise on Algebra: Theoretical and Practical

James Ryan - Algebra - 1824 - 550 pages
...sums will be as 5 to 7 ? Ans. 16 and 24. Prob. 58. A sum of money was divided between two persons, A and B, so that the share of A was to that of B as 5 to 3 ; and exceeded five-ninths of the whole sum by 50 dollars. What was the share of each person ? Ans....

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

Warren Colburn - Algebra - 1825 - 400 pages
...first. 7 x + 23 3x = -7T +45 2 .#ns. 16 and 24. 4. A sum of money was divided between two persons, A and B, so that the share of A was to that of B as 5 to 3. Now A's share exceeded £ of the whole sum by \$50. What was the share of each person ? Let x = A's...

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

Warren Colburn - Algebra - 1826 - 290 pages
...divided betwe.cn two persons, A and B, so that the share of A was to that of B as 5 to 3. Now A's share exceeded f of the whole sum by \$50. What was the share of each person ? Let x = A's share. Then — = B's share. 5 x -|- — = whole sum. o of a; + -f is +, or 5-f...

## An Elementary Treatise on Algebra: Theoretical and Practical ...

James Ryan - Algebra - 1826 - 430 pages
...sums will be as 5 to 7 ? Ans. 16 and 24. Prob. 58. A s.um of money was divided between two p'ersons, A and B, so that the share" of A was to that of 6 as 5 to . 3 ; and exceeded five-ninths of the whole sum by 50 dollars. What was the share of each...

## An Elementary Treatise on Arithmetic, in Theory and Practice: Adapted to the ...

James Ryan - Arithmetic - 1827 - 290 pages
...many did each flock originally contain ? Ans. 147. 6. A sum of money was divided between two persons, A and B, so that the share of A was to that of B as 5 to 3 ; and exceeded five-ninths of the whole sum by 50 dollars. What was the share of each person? Ans....