| 1915
...$1.75 and for every day he was idle he should forfeit $1.00. At the end of the time he received $28.50. **How many days did he work and how many days was he idle?** 10. The telegraph poles along a certain railway are at equal intervals. If there had been two more... | |
| Edward Brooks - 1908
...for his labor, and pays 50 cents a day for his board; at the expiration of 40 days he has saved $50 ; **how many days did he work, .and how many days was he idle** ? 12. A gentleman receives $4 a day for his labor, and pays $8 a week for his board ; at the expiration... | |
| Joseph W Wilson (mathematician.) - 1910
...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,... | |
| Oregon. Education Department - 1905
...for his labor, and pays 50 cents a day for his board. At the expiration of 110 days he has saved $50. **How many days did he work, and how many days was he Idle?** 4. A can cut a cord of wood in J of a day and В in j of a day. How long will it take both todo It?... | |
| Joseph Antonius Nyberg - 1924
...to forfeit $.75 a day for his board for each day that he was idle. After 60 days he received $150. **How many days did he work and how many days was he idle?** 31. In 6 hr. A can walk 2 mi. more than B can walk in 4 hr. In 7 hr. A can walk 1 mi. more than B can... | |
| Military Academy, West Point - 1934
...received nothing and was required to pay $0.50 for his board. His net earnings for the period were $50.00. **How many days did he work and how many days was he idle?** 7 12 (a) Give an example of an arithmetic progression. (6) Find three numbers in geometric progression,... | |
| Stanley Aronowitz, Barbara R. Martinsons, Michael Menser, Jennifer Rich - 1996 - 323 σελίδες
...wrought, and should forfeit 10 cts. 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?** From Willetts' The Scholar's Arithmetic, cited in Clifton Johnson, Old-Time Schools and School Books,... | |
| William J. Reese - 1999 - 350 σελίδες
...was idle, he paid 20 cents for his boarding. At the expiration of the time, he received 3 dollars; **how many days did he work, and how many days was he idle?”** Ray and other authors presented problems that involved young clerks who broke goods in the dry goods... | |
| Victor J. Katz - 2000 - 261 σελίδες
...a day for his labor and pays $.50 a day for his board; at the finish of 40 days, he has saved $50. **How many days did he work and how many days was he idle?** (United States, 1873). Compensation for work performed reveal social injustices, societal inequities... | |
| Joseph Ray - 1848 - 240 σελίδες
...was idle, he paid 20 cents for his boarding. At the expiration of the time, he received 3 dollars ; **how many days did he work, and how many days was he idle** ? Let z= the number of days he worked. Then 30 — z= the number of days he was idle-. Also 25a:==... | |
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