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
| Charles Davies - 1859 - 299 σελίδες
...— 126. VERIFICATION. 1|? + 21 = 42 + 21 = 63 = ~ 6. 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 2ж = the weight of the body, in pounds. Then, 0 + x .= weight of the head ; ind since the body... | |
| Charles Davies - 1860 - 400 σελίδες
...fish was caught whose ta: Í weighed 9Й. ; 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 - - 2ж denote the weight of the body ; then - - 9 hx will denote weight of the head ; said since... | |
| Bourdon (Louis Pierre Marie, M.) - 1860 - 400 σελίδες
...— 1 - - x = 126. Verification. 126 126 . -gT~i -gj 4. A fish was caught whose ta.' 1 weighed 9/6. ; **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 -... | |
| Charles Davies - 1861 - 303 σελίδες
...lestroy their equality, we have x = 126. Verification. 6. A fish was caught whose tail weighed 9$., **his head weighed as much as his tail and half his...and tail together ; what was the weight of the fish** ? Let 2z = the weight of the body. Then, 9 + x = weight of the head ; and since the body weighed as... | |
| Ludovic (fict.name.) - 1867
...like to pitch x, y, and z out of the alphabet.' ' A fish was caught whose tail weighed nine 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 ? ' Ludovic read this aloud, looking over, and said, ' I assure you, John,... | |
| William Rossiter - 1867
...gallons. л 120 „ the brandy = -r 5=35 gallons. Example. The tail of a fish weighs 9 Ibs., his head **as much as his tail and half his body, and his body** as much as his head and his tail. What was his weight? We may take x to be either the weight of his... | |
| 1870
...*=21-1655995554508805. • MISCELLANEOUS PROBLEMS FOE PRACTICE. 1. 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. 2. If A and B together can perform a piece of... | |
| Joseph Ray - 1866 - 406 σελίδες
...Chaise $300, horse $100, harness $50. 48. There is a fish whose tail weighs 9 Ibs. ; 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 his whole weight ? Ans. 72 Ibs. 49. Find that number,... | |
| James Bates Thomson - 1878 - 312 σελίδες
...difference is b, are to each other as-« to c ? • 53. 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** ? 54. An express messenger travels at the rate of 13 miles in 2 hours ; 12 hours later, another starts... | |
| J. G - 1878 - 372 σελίδες
...one depends. This is the case in the well-known example : A fish was caught whose tail weighed 9lb. ; **his head weighed as much as his tail and half his...and his body weighed as much as his head and tail.** Find the weight of the whole fish ? Here, if x = weight of body, 9 + X = weight of head ; .'. by question... | |
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