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A Traveling? C B?


Two men in Boston hire a carriage for $25 to go to Concord, N.H., and back, the distance being 72 miles, with the privilege of taking in three more persons. Having gone 20 miles, they take in A; at Concord, they take in B; and when within 30 miles of Boston, they take in C. How much shall each man pay?



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Source: Greenleaf's National Arithmetic, 1859, p. 250