Exercises From American Intellectual Arithmetic

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Exercises
  1. A laborer agreed to work for 40 days upon this condition; that for every day he worked, he should receive $2, and for every day he was idle, he should pay $1 for his board. At the expiration of the time, he received $50 How many days did he work?

  2. A boy was hired for 20 days on this condition; that for every day he labored, he should receive 3 dimes, and for every day he was idle, he should pay 2 dimes for his board. At the expiration of the time he received only $1. How many days was he idle?


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