Books.Google.com::American Intellectual Arithmetic Exercises 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? 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?

Books.Google.com::American Intellectual Arithmetic

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?

40 days

$2

$1

$50

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?

20 days

3 dimes

2 dimes

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