Wednesday, August 01,
2001
Source: NCTM, The Mathematics
Teacher, V. 92, No. 6 (Sept. 1999),
pp. 492-95
Slide No.
16
Algebraic Solution (Incomplete)
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Let x be the number of camels owned by
the first raja.
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Let y be the number owned by the second.
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x + 1 = y – 1
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y + 1 = 2(x – 1)
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Solve the above system.