ForeWheel of a FourWheel Carriage
The forewheel of a carriage makes 6 revolutions more than the hindwheel in going 120 yards; but if the circumference of each were increased by 3 feet, the forewheel would make only 4 revolutions more than the hind one in the same space. What is the circumference of each?
Solution:
Source: John Colenso’s The Elements of Algebra Designed for the Use of Schools, 1849.
