# Key to Dodd's Algebra: Containing All the Problems, and the More Difficult Equations, in that Work. With Their Solutions: Designed to Facilitate the Labor of Teachers

Pratt, Oakley & Company, 1859

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Page 156 - A put four horses, and B as many as cost him 18 shillings a week. Afterwards B put in two additional horses, and found that he must pay 20 shillings a week. At what rate was the pasture hired ? 49.
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Page 172 - Geese, which were proceeding at the rate of 3 miles in 2 hours, he afterwards met a stage wagon, which was moving at the rate of 9 miles in 4 hours. B overtook the same drove of Geese at the 45th mile stone, and met the same stage wagon exactly forty minutes before he came to the 31st mile stone. Where was B when A reached London 1 Solution.
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Page 152 - There were 22 sailors to every three guns, and 10 over ; also, the whole number of hands was five times the number of soldiers and guns together. But after an engagement, in which the slain were* one-fourth of the survivors, there wanted 5 men to mako 13 men to every two guns: required, the number of guns, soldiers and sailors.
Page 22 - To divide the number 36 into three such parts that ~ of the first, ^ of the second, and } of the third may be all equal to each other ? Ans.
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