| Nicolas Pike - 1808 - 480 Seiten
...obvious, it being evident that the refults are tional to the fuppofitionii, fn.v : x :: na : * Thus,. **EXAMPLES. 1 . A school-master, being asked how many scholars he had, said, If I had as many** more as I now have, three quarters as many, half as many, one fourth and one eighth as many, I should... | |
| Caleb Alexander - 1813 - 144 Seiten
...posed number to the true number. NB To prove the work, add together the several parts of the result, **and if it agrees with the given sum, it is right. EXAMPLES. 1.** An apple -woman being asked the number of apples in her basket, replied, that if she had as many, half... | |
| Nathan Daboll - 1815 - 240 Seiten
...true one required. The method of proof is by substituting the answer in the question. f EXAMPLE8. 1 **1. A schoolmaster being asked how many scholars he had, said, If I had as many** more as I now have, half at many, one-third and one-fourth as many, I should then. have 148 ; How many... | |
| Nathan Daboll - 1817 - 240 Seiten
...number : to the trae one required. The method of proof is by substituting the answer in the question. **EXAMPLES. ."1. A schoolmaster being asked how many scholars he had, said, If I had as many** more as I now have, half as many, one.third and one-fourth as many, I should then have 148 ; How many... | |
| Nathan Daboll - 1818 - 240 Seiten
...number : to the. true one required. The method of proof is by substituting the answer'in the question. ' **EXAMPLES. 1. A schoolmaster being asked how many scholars he had, said, If I had as many** more as I now have, half as iiiany, one-third and one-fourth as many, I should then have 148 : How... | |
| Nicolas Pike - 1822 - 532 Seiten
...parts of the sum together, and if it agrees with the sum, it is right. i EXAMPLES. 1. A school master, **being asked how many scholars he had, said, If I had as many** more as I now have, three quarters as many, halt' as many, one fourth and one eighth as many, I should... | |
| Michael Walsh - 1828 - 315 Seiten
...total of the errors is to the given sum, so is the supposed number to the true one required. PROOF. **Add the several parts of the result together, and...school-master, being asked how many scholars he had, said, if** 1 had as many, half as many, and one quarter as many more, 1 should have 2(5-1 ; how many had he? Suppose... | |
| William Slocomb - 1828 - 137 Seiten
...true one. / Proof. Add the several parts of the sum together, and if it agree with the sum, the work **is right, EXAMPLES. 1. A Schoolmaster being asked how many scholars he had, said, if I had as many** more as I now have, one half as many, and one fourth as many, I should then have 99:how many had he?... | |
| Michael Walsh - 1828 - 315 Seiten
...supposed number to the true one required. EXAMPLES. 1. A school-master, being asked how many scholars be **had, said, If I had as many, half as many, and one quarter as many more,** 1 should have 264 ; how many had he ? Suppose he had 72 As many . . 72 .1 as many . . 36 | as many... | |
| Daniel Adams - 1828 - 264 Seiten
...of their ages was 93 ; what was the age of each ? Ans. A 12 years, B 18 years, C 63 years old. 103. **A schoolmaster, being asked how many scholars he had, said, " If I had as many** more as I now have, f as many, £ as many, |- and £ as many, I should then have 435 ;" what was the... | |
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