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. HIGHER ARITHMETIC - Σελίδα 249των GEORGE R. PERKINS A.M., - 1849Πλήρης προβολή - Σχετικά με αυτό το βιβλίο
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| James Ryan - 1826 - 383 σελίδες
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| John Darby (teacher of mathematics.) - 1829
...question ; ...28 answers the conditions of the question. 2. A Fish was caught, whose tail weighed 91bs., **his head weighed as much as his tail and half his...and his body weighed as much as his head and tail.** Required the weight of the fish ? It appears from the nature of this question, that to substitute x... | |
| Bourdon (M., Louis Pierre Marie) - 1831 - 389 σελίδες
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| John Radford Young - 1832 - 352 σελίδες
...80 gallons, may be worth 10s. a gallon. QUESTION VII. A fish was caught whose tail weighed 91bs. ; **his head weighed as much as his tail and half his body, and his body weighed as much as** head and tail together ; what was the weight of the fish ? Let 2x be the number of Ibs. the body weighed... | |
| Charles Davies - 1835 - 353 σελίδες
...which does not destroy their equality. Verification. \ 126 126 -+21=42+21=63=j *«,.,. ...,wj ,-.i VV . **as much as his tail and half his body, and his body...and tail together ; what was the weight of the fish?** Let . 2 x= the weight of the body. Then . 9+x= weight of the head. And since the body weighed as much... | |
| Bourdon (Louis Pierre Marie, M.) - 1838 - 355 σελίδες
...equality. Verification. 126 126 —+21=42+21=63=-—. 5. A fish was caught whose tail weighed Qlb. ; **his head weighed as much as his tail and half his...and tail together ; what was the weight of the fish?** Let . 2 x= the weight of the body. Then . 9+a;= weight of the head. And since the body weighed as much... | |
| John Radford Young - 1838 - 324 σελίδες
...80 gallons, may be worth 10s. a gallon. QUESTION VII. A fish was caught whose tail weighed 9 lbs. ; **his head weighed as much as his tail and half his...and tail together. What was the weight of the fish** ? Let 2x be the number of lbs. the body weighed ; then 9 + x — weight of the head ; and, since the... | |
| Charles Davies - 1839 - 252 σελίδες
...equality. Verification. 126 126. +21=42+21=63=-— iS '-> 6. A fish was caught whose tail weighed 91b., **his head weighed as much as his tail and half his...and tail together ; what was the weight of the fish** ? Let 2a:= the weight of the body. Then, 9+a;= weight of the head ; and since the body weighed as much... | |
| John Radford Young - 1839
...80 gallons, may be worth 10s. a gallon. QUESTION VII. A fish was caught whose tail weighed 9 Ibs. ; **his head weighed as much as his tail and half his...and tail together. What was the weight of the fish** ? Let 2x be the number of Ibs. the body weighed ; then 9 + x — weight of the head ; and, since the... | |
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