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
| Fletcher Durell, Edward Rutledge Robbins - 1909 - 258 σελίδες
...; how much did each have at first? 45. There is a fish whose 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 weight of the whole fish ? 46. A set out from... | |
| Charles Davies - 1891 - 294 σελίδες
...multiplying both members by — 1), we have x = 126. VERIFICATION. — + 21 = 42 + 21 - 63 = — • 3 2 (6) **A fish was caught whose tail weighed 9 pounds. His...and tail together. What was the weight of the fish** ? Let 2x = the weight of the body in pounds. Then 9 + x = weight of the head ; and, since the body... | |
| 1873
...furrows eight inches apart, how far would a man walk ? II. 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 (thc weight of the fish. % ' Coiinnuiiiatlioits Jar the Editor to be addressed, Mr. M, M1LJJ1&,... | |
| Popular educator - 1860
...98. A fish was caught whose tail weighed 91be. ; his head weighed as much as his tail and half hia **body ; and his body weighed as much as his head and tail** ; what is the weight of the whole fleh ? Ans. 721bs. 99. If A and В together can perform a piece of... | |
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