Exercises in Arithmetic

Exercises in Arithmetic

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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. 1860 edition. Excerpt: ... 2850 between A, B and C, giving T"Tths of B'a share to A, and to C 300 more than what is given to A and B together. 12. At twelve o'clock the hour and minute-hands of a watch are together. When and how often will they be together again during the next twelve hours? PAPER XXXII. (Arts. 1--141.) 1. At what time between 7 and 8 o'clock are the hour and minutehands of a watch (1) together, (2) at right angles to each other, (3) directly opposite? 2. How many palisades will surround a square, whose side is 150 yards, the centres of the palisades being 10 inches asunder? 3. A can do a piece of work in 3 days; Ji can do thrice as much in 8 days, and C 5 times as much in 12)i3ays; in what time can they do a piece of work 3 times as great if they all work together? 4. Suppose the population of a country has increased a tenth part every year, and that there were 14641 persons existing at the end of the first four years; how many must there have been at the beginning? 5. (1) If 3 men or 4 women can do a piece of work in 56 days, in what time will one man and one woman do the work? (2) An iron bar 5ft. long, 2in. broad, and If in. thick weighs 45 Ibs., what will be the thickness of a bar of the same metal, 7 ft. long, 3 in. broad, which weighs 97 2 Ibs.? 6. If an estate of 3016 ac. 3 ro. 39J po. be let equally to 21 farmers, and ground equal to f of a farm be reserved for a preserve, how much will each farmer have, and what will be the rent at 2. 2s. an acre? 7. A gentleman left his eldest son of his money, to the younger of the remainder, and the rest to his wife; upon dividing the money, it was found that the eldest son had 750 more than the younger; how much was left to each? 8. Simplify m I ft ''-0057 of 2....show more

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  • English
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  • 1236601823
  • 9781236601827