| CHARLES DAVIES - 1858
...was idle he was to pay 2 shillings for his board ; at the end of the time he received 52 shillings : **how many days did he work, and how many days was he idle** ?* 2. A carpenter took an apprentice on these terms : he paid his father, at the end of each month... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - 1860 - 444 σελίδες
...for every day he was absent he should forfeit 80 At the expiration of the term he received $ 33. How **days did he work, and how many days was he idle ? Ans. He labored 75 days, and was idle 15 days.** 8. There is a fish whose head weighs 15 pounds, his tail "weighs as much as his head and £ of his... | |
| 1866
...idle lie should pay SI for his board and washing. At the expiration of the 40 days he received $100. **How many days did he work, and how many days was he idle?** 17. A pole 3(3 feet in hight, standing on the bank of a stream 24 feet wide, was broken by the force... | |
| Horatio Nelson Robinson - 1866 - 312 σελίδες
...was idle he should forfeit 25 cents for damage and board. At the end of the time, he received $25. **How many days did he work, and how many days was he idle?** SOLUTION. ANALYSIS. Representing , , ... the idle days by x, 60 — x Let x = days he was idle ; must... | |
| Joseph Ray - 1852 - 396 σελίδες
...that he was idle, he paid 25 cents for his boarding. At the expiration of the time, he received $4; **how many days did he work. and how many days was he idle** ! Let . . x= the number of days he worked; Then, . 20 — x= " " " " was idle. Also, . 50z= wages due... | |
| 1870
...day he was idle he should forfeit 5 pence ; at the end of the time he had 20 shillings to receive. **How many days did he work, and how many days was he idle ? Ans.** 27 days he worked ; 33 days he was idle. 32. A person, after spending £100 more than one-fifth of... | |
| Joseph Ray - 1866 - 406 σελίδες
...that he was idle, he paid 25 cents for his boarding. At the expiration of the time, he received $4 ; **how many days did he work, and how many days was he idle?** Let . . . £= the number of days he worked; Then, . . 20— x= " " " " was idle. Also, . . . 50a;=... | |
| Joseph W. Wilson - 1873 - 240 σελίδες
...was idle, 50 cents were to be deducted for his board. At the end of the 25 days, he received $17.50. **How many days did he work, and how many days was he idle ? Ans. He** worked 20 days, and was idle 5. 4. A hare is 25 of her own leaps in advance of a greyhound, and takes... | |
| Joseph Ficklin - 1874 - 184 σελίδες
...forfeit 25 cents for damage and board. At the end of the time a settlement was made and he received $25. **How many days did he work, and how many days was he idle ? Ans. He** worked 40 days, and was idle 20 days. 23. A boy engaged to carry 100 glass vessels to a certain place,... | |
| Joseph Ficklin - 1874 - 418 σελίδες
...and for every day he was idle he should forfeit 25 cents. At the end of the 20 days he received $4 ; **how many days did he work, and how many days was he idle** ? Let x denote the number of days he worked ; then he was idle 20 — x days. 50ж = wages due for... | |
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