The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 50
The University of New Zealand. — Entrance Examination, 1885—Matriculation. — Algebra
The University of New Zealand.
Entrance Examination, 1885—Matriculation.
8. A man leaves by will a sum of £a, of which his eldest son gets £x, his wife £y and his daughter half the sum of the share of the wife and son; the remainder is given in equal shares to three charities. How much does each get?
9. A labourer saves 10 per cent of his wages; in consequence of a strike his wages are raised half-a-crown a week, but the cost of living increases in the ratio of 12 to 13, and he finds that he now saves 6s 6d a year less than before. Find his original rate of wages.
Extra questions for Medical Students.
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12. Solve the equations