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
| William James Milne - 1881 - 347 σελίδες
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| Charles Davies - 1891 - 294 σελίδες
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| George William Jones - 1892 - 272 σελίδες
...order of the digits is reversed: what is the number ? 6. If the tail of a fish weigh 9 Ibs., his head **as much as his tail and half his body, and his body** as much as his head and tail, what is the weight of the whole fish ? 7. There are two pipes one of... | |
| James Morford Taylor - 1893 - 338 σελίδες
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| Stewart B. Sabin, Charles D. Lowry - 1894 - 128 σελίδες
....-»-8jr-T+g. ^+3y = 2y + §+2. LESSON LXX. 1. The tail of a fish 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 tail together. What is the weight of the fish ? 2. A third part of a... | |
| William Milford Giffin - 1895 - 144 σελίδες
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| Fletcher Durell, Edward Rutledge Robbins - 1897 - 436 σελίδες
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| James Morford Taylor - 1900 - 461 σελίδες
...starts from the same place, and follows A at the rate of 4| miles an hour. When does В overtake A ? 51. **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? 52. Find a number such that if f of it be subtracted from 20, and -fT of the... | |
| Augustus Ferryman Mockler-Ferryman - 1900 - 318 σελίδες
...what time could either have drunk the whole barrel ? (3) A fish was caught whose tail weighed nine **pounds ; his head weighed as much as his tail and...and tail together. What was the weight of the fish** ? Doolan's answer to the first question was О ; to the second, " the man could drink it in fifty days,... | |
| Augustus Ferryman Mockler-Ferryman - 1900 - 318 σελίδες
...what time could either have drunk the whole barrel ? (3) A fish was caught whose tail weighed nine **pounds ; his head weighed as much as his tail and...and tail together. What was the weight of the fish** ? Doolan's answer to the first question was 0 ; to the second, " the man could drink it in fifty days,... | |
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