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
| Bourdon (M., Louis Pierre Marie) - 1839 - 358 σελίδες
...of both members, which does not destroy their equality. Verification. 126 126 —+21=42+21=63=-—. **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... | |
| John D. Williams - 1840 - 605 σελίδες
...z=±№=6*. 13h-jb the time required. 36. There is a fish whose tail weighs 9Z¿. ; his head weighs **as much as his tail and half his body, and his body** weighs as much as bis head and his tail. What is the wnole weight of the fish? Let x to denote the... | |
| George Roberts Perkings - 1841 - 252 σελίδες
...same, \ of his money must equal 10 shillings ; and consequently his money must have been 20 shillings. **4. A fish was caught whose tail weighed 9 pounds,...fish? SOLUTION. Since the head of the fish is equal to** £ of the body, together with the tail=9 pounds, it follows, that the head and tail together must equal... | |
| Charles Davies - 1842 - 258 σελίδες
...destroy their equality. i Verif cation. -1^+21=42+21=63=-^ 6. A fish was caught whose tail weighed 9lb., **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... | |
| Charles Davies, Bourdon (M., Louis Pierre Marie) - 1842 - 358 σελίδες
...equality. Verification. 126 126 —-—(-21=42+21=63=-^-. o Z 5. A fish was caught whose tail weighed 9lb.; **his head weighed as much as his tail and half his body, and his body weighed** aa much as his head and tail together ; what was the weight of the fish? Let . 2 x= the weight of the... | |
| 1845 - 368 σελίδες
...equality. •* Verification. ^ + 21=42 + 21=^ = 63. 9 *> 4. A fish was caught whose tail weighed 9Z6. ; **his head weighed as much as his tail and half his...and tail together : what was the weight of the fish?** Let - - 2x = the weight of the body. Then - - 9 + x = weight of the head. And since the body weighed... | |
| Ormsby MacKnight Mitchel - 1845 - 294 σελίδες
...11. A fish was caught whose tail weighed 12 pounds, his head weighed as much as his tail and one-half **his body, and his body weighed as much as his head, and** twice his tail. Required the weight of the fish. Ans. 132 Ibs. 12. A giant being asked his height ;... | |
| Charles William Hackley - 1846 - 503 σελίδες
...is its whole length? Ans. 24 feet. (24) There is a fish whoso tail weighs 9 pounds, 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 pounds. (25)... | |
| Charles Davies - 1848 - 279 σελίδες
...destroy their equality. Verif cation. -1^421=42+21=63=^6. A fish was caught whose tail weighed 9Z4., **his head weighed as much as his tail and half his...and tail together ; what was the weight of the fish** ? Let 2x— the weight of the body. Then, 9 + a;= weight of the head; and since the body weighed as... | |
| 1848 - 368 σελίδες
...Verification. ^ + 21=42 + 21=^ = 63. о 2 4. A fish was caught whose tail weighed 9й.; his head weighed »3 **much as his tail and half his body, and his body weighed...and tail together : what was the weight of the fish?** Let - - 2x = the weight of the body. Then - - 9 + x = weight of the head. And since the body weighed... | |
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