His head weighed as much as his tail and half his body, and his body weighed as much as his head and tail together. What was the weight of the fish ? Let 2x = the weight of the body in pounds. The elements of algebra - Σελίδα 73των John William Colenso (bp. of Natal.) - 1848Πλήρης προβολή - Σχετικά με αυτό το βιβλίο
| James Dodson - 1775 - 336 σελίδες
...XXVIII. A filb was caught whofe tail weighed gib, his head weighed as much as his tail aid ,¡ hi» **body ; and his body weighed as much as his head and tail : What did the** fitti weigh ? Suppofe the body weighed *lb. * x Then ----- pj — — weight of the bead ; And (head... | |
| Samuel Webber - 1801
...Ana. 233 for one and 142 for the other. 7. There is a fish, whose fail weighs 9lb. his head weighs **as much as his tail and half his body, and his body** weighs as much as his head and his tail ; what is the • whole wejght of the fish ? Ans. 72lb. 8.... | |
| John Bonnycastle - 1806 - 208 σελίδες
...what is its whole length ? Ans. 24 feet. 9. There is a fifl1 whofe tail weighs gib. his head weighs **as much as his tail and half his body, and his body** weighs as much as his head and his tail; what is the whole weight of the filh ? Ans. 72$. 10. After... | |
| John Bonnycastle - 1818 - 260 σελίδες
...will they meet ? Ans. 6 days 13f hours. 24. There is a fish whose tail weighs Sib., his head weighs **as much as his tail and half his body, and his body** weighs as much as his head and his tail ; what is the whole weight of the fish ? . Aas. THb. 25. It... | |
| Adrien Marie Legendre - 1819 - 208 σελίδες
...what was the time past ? Ans. 54 years. 59. There is a fish whose tail weighs 9lbs., his head weighs **as much as his tail and half his body, and his body** weighs as much as his head and tail : what is the whole weight of the fish 2 .'lus. 721 bs. 60. There... | |
| Miles Bland - 1821 - 438 σελίδες
...the price of 2¿r Ibs. of mutton, and sa? = 7x + 24; Л x = 24 ; whence 48 Ibs. were sent for. 43. **A Fish was caught, whose tail weighed 9 Ibs. ; his...much as his head and tail. What did the fish weigh** ? .: 9 + 9 + ¿r = 2* ; by transposition, 18 = x ; Л the fish weighed 36 + 27 + 9 = 72 Ibs. 44. The... | |
| Miles Bland - 1824 - 383 σελίδες
...2#lbs. of mutton, /. *=24; whence 48lbs. were sent for. 43. A Fish was caught, whose tail weighed 9lbs.; **his head weighed as much as his tail, and half his...much as his head and tail. What did the fish weigh** ? Let 2 x = the number of Ibs. the body weighed; then 9 + x = the weight of the tail ; by transposition,... | |
| James Ryan - 1824 - 516 σελίδες
...685 and 1644 dollars respectively. Prob. 23. A Fish was caught, whose tail weighed 91hs. ; his heai **weighed as much as his tail, and half his body , and...much as his head and tail. What did the fish weigh** Let 2x= the number of Ibs. the body weighed ; then 9+^==the weight of the tail ; .-. 9 + 9+a:=2a; ;... | |
| James Ryan - 1824 - 516 σελίδες
...respectively. Prob. 23. A Fish was caught, whose tail weighed 91bs. ; his head weighed as much as bis tail, aud **half his body ; and his body weighed as much as his head and tail. What did the fish weigh** Let 2x— the number of Ibs. the body weighed ; then 9+a;=the weight of the4a&fc*<& .-. 9+ 9+a:=2a;... | |
| John Bonnycastle - 1825 - 312 σελίδες
...will they meet? Ans. 6 days 13| hours. 24. There is a fish whose tail weighs y/6., his head weighs **as much as his tail and half his body, and his body** weighs as much as his head and his tail ; what is the whole • weight of the fish ? Ans. 72/6. 25.... | |
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