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Arithmetic on the Productive System: Accompanied by a Key and Cubical Blocks - Page 263
by Roswell Chamberlain Smith - 1850 - 311 pages

Arithmetical Collections and Improvements: Being a Complete System of ...

Anthony Birks, John Birks - Arithmetic - 1766 - 640 pages
...idle he ihould be mulāed 8 d. when 390 days were paft, neither of them were indebted to one another ; how many days did he work, and how many days was he idle ? As for every day he worked he received - '- i2d. So for every day he played he paid. - -. - 8 their...

The Tutor's Guide: Being a Complete System of Arithmetic; with Various ...

Charles Vyse - Arithmetic - 1806 - 342 pages
...'should be mulcted 8 Pence. When 390 Days were passed, neither of them were indebted to one another. How many Days did he Work, and how many Days was he idle ? (16) A Person being asked how old he was, answered, If I quadruple §• of my Years, and add \ of...

A New and Complete System of Arithmetick: Composed for the Use of the ...

Nicolas Pike - Algebra - 1808 - 470 pages
...was absent, he should forfeit 8 cents. Now at the end of the time, there was due to him D.3 80c. : how many days did he work, and how many days was he absent ? Let r be the number of days he worked, then will 40 — r be the number of days he was absent...

The Teachers Assistant. Or, A System of Practical Arithmetic: Wherein the ...

Arithmetic - 1811 - 210 pages
...wrought, and should forfeit 10 cents for every day he was idle ; at settlement he received S^lollars. 'How many days did he work, and how many days was he idle ? Ans. Wrought 30 days, idle 10. 7. A father dying, left to his three sons A, B, and C, his estate...

The Tutor's Guide: Being a Complete System of Arithmetic; with Various ...

Charles Vyse - Arithmetic - 1815 - 340 pages
...was idle he should be fined 8d. When, 390 days were past, neither of them was indebted to the other. How many days did he work, and how many days was he idle ? (22) A. lent his friend B. fourscore and eleven guineas from the llth of December to the 10th of...

The Teachers' Assistant, Or, A System of Practical Arithmetic: Wherein the ...

Arithmetic - 1817 - 214 pages
...wrought, and should forfeit 10 cents for every day he was idle ; at settlement he received 5 dollars. How many days did he work, and how many days was he idle ? Ans. Wrought 30 days, idle 1O. 7. A father dying, left to his three sons A, B, and C, his estate...

The Teachers' Assistant: Or a System of Practical Arithmetic

Stephen Pike - Arithmetic - 1824 - 212 pages
...wrought, and should forfeit 10 cents for every day he was idle; at settlement he received 5 dollars. How many days did he work, and how many days was he idle? Ans. Wrought 30 days, idle 10. 7. A father dying, left to his three sons A, B, and C, his estate in...

An Introduction to Algebra Upon the Inductive Method of Instruction

Warren Colburn - Algebra - 1825 - 400 pages
...every day he was idle, he should forfeit 3s. At the end of the time agreed on he received 80 shillings. How many days did he work, and how many days was he idle ? Let x— the number of days he worked. Then 20 — x = the number of days he was idle. x days, at...