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
| John Bonnycastle - 1848
...will they meet ? Ans. 6 days 13 J hours. 21. There is a fish whose tail weighs 9 Ib., 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 Ib. 22. It... | |
| John William Colenso - 1849
...more of difficulty than those given under (41). Ex. 1. A fish was caught whose tail weighed 9 Ibs.; **his head weighed as much as his tail and half his...and his body weighed as much as his head and tail.** What did the fish weigh ? It is sometimes convenient to take x to represent, not the quantity actually... | |
| George Roberts Perkins - 1850 - 342 σελίδες
...shillings = 20 shillings, is what he had at first. A fish was caught whose tail weighed 9 pounds , iis **head weighed as much as his tail and half his body,...? Solution. Since the head of the fish is equal to** i of the body, together with the tail, which equals 9 Ibs., it follows that the head and tail together... | |
| 1855
...-01595169, and the cube root of 16934-994432. (b) A fish was canght, whose tail weighed 9 Ibs.; his bead **weighed as much as his tail and half his body, and his body weighed as much as his head and tail.** What did the fish weigh? 68. Find a number such, that if f of it be subtracted from 20, and ^ of the... | |
| JAMES RYAN - 1851
...other 16 : in what time will they meet] 24. There is a fish whose tail weighs 9Z5.-, 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. 7276. Ans. 6 days... | |
| 1854
...and his livery. What was its value? Ans. £4 16». 98. 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** ; what is the weight of the whole fish - Ans. 721bs. 99. If A and B together can perform a piece of... | |
| John Radford Young - 1855
...forfeited, lie received £1 : how many days did he work ? 7. A fish was caught whose tail weighed 9ft ; **his head weighed as much as his tail and half his...body weighed as much as his head and tail together** : required the weight of the fish. 8. Out of a cask of wine, of which a fifth part had leaked away,... | |
| Elias Loomis - 1856 - 268 σελίδες
...cents. How many were there of each class ? Ans. 8 of the first class and 4 of the second. Prob. 37. **A fish was caught whose tail weighed 9 pounds. His...and his body weighed as much as his head and tail.** What did the fish weigh ? Ans. 72 pounds. Prob. 38. If the sun moves every day one degree, and the... | |
| Barnard Smith - 1857
...the question or 2a? = 96; .'. x = 48 gallons. Ex. 10. A fish was caught whose tail weighed 9 Ibs. ; **his head weighed as much as his tail and half his...body weighed as much as his head and tail together.** Find the weight of the fish. Let 2x= weight of fish's body in Ibs. Then ~ +9, or a>+Q= weight of fish's... | |
| Charles Davies, M. Bourdon (Louis Pierre Marie) - 1857 - 400 σελίδες
...— 1 - - x = 126. Verification. or, - - - - 63 = 63. 4. A fish was caught whose tail weighed 9lb. ; **his head weighed as much as his tail and half his body** ; his body weighed as much as his head and tail together : what was the weight of the fish ? Let -... | |
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