Arithmetical Problems, Or, Questions in Arithmetic; For the Use of Advanced Classes in Schools

Arithmetical Problems, Or, Questions in Arithmetic; For the Use of Advanced Classes in Schools

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1853 edition. Excerpt: ...568. A merchant bought a quantity of corn, for which he paid a certain amount of money; but, on measuring it, he found he had 5 per cent. less corn than he expected. He sold it, however, so as to gain 10 per cent., and received for it $836, which was 12 cents per bushel more than it would have cost him had he received the quantity he expected. How many bushels did he buy? and what did it cost him per bushel 1 569. Bought goods for $1000, of which $200 is to be paid down, $400 in 5 months, and the remainder in 10 months. What will be the equated time for the payment of the whole 1 570. A cone, 42 feet high, and 32 feet in diameter at the base, has how many square feet in its convex surface? 571. What will be the amount of $27.50 for 6 yearaj f months, 6 days, at 7J per cent.? 572. If f of a ton ot hay cost $7.50, what is ihe price of 2J tons? 573. A boy engaged to work for a gentleman one year for $100 and a suit of clothes; but, having worked 7 months, he was obliged to return home, when he received the suit of clothes and $45. What was the value of the clothes 1 574. A man, whose weight was 200 pounds, wishing to ascertain the weight of a bar of iron 8 ft. long, placed a prop under it 2 feet from one end, and found that when he stood upon it 20 inches from the prop it just balanced. How much did the bar weigh 1 575. A and B have the same income. A saves-J-of his yearly; but B, spending $50 per year more than A, at the end of 4 years is $100 in debt. What is their income, and what do they each spend per year? 576. A cone, 24 feet high and 16 feet in diameter at the base, is to be divided, by sections parallel to its base, into three equal parts. What must be the height of each? 577. What will be the interest of $450.20 for 2 years, 6 months, and...show more

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  • English
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  • 1236563565
  • 9781236563569