... (minus). In a series of 18 problems, it gives the method of ascertaining the value of unknown quantities, from certain conditions of combination, depending on the number of terms in the equation. The following is one of the simplest examples : —... A History of Japanese Mathematics - Page 13by David Eugene Smith, Yoshio Mikami - 1914 - 288 pagesFull view - About this book
| Ralph Copeland, John Louis Emil Dreyer - Astronomy - 1882
...in the equation. The following is one of the simplest examples : — If 5 oxen and 2 sheep cost 10 taels of gold, and 2 oxen and 8 sheep cost 8 taels ; what are the prices of the oxen and sheep respectively ? — Ans., each ox, 1 tael and \^-\ each sheep,... | |
| East Asia - 1863
...in the equation. The following is one of the simplest examples : — If 5 oxen and 2 sheep cost io taels of gold, and 2 oxen and 8 sheep cost 8 taels ; what are the prices of the oxen and sheep respectively ? Ans. each ox i tael and -}4 ; each sheep -J4 of... | |
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