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4. Solve this problem from the Rhind Papyrus: A quantity and its 1/7 added together become 19. What is the quantity? Assume 7. First, solve the problem using the method of false position. Then set up a linear equation and solve the problem using our methods. 5. Solve this problem from the Rhind Papyrus: A quantity, its 2/3, its h, and its 1/7, added together, become 33. What is the quantity? Let x be the unknown quantity. Write an equation that represents the problem, and solve it using modern methods. 6. Solve this problem from the Rhind Papyrus: A quantity and its 2/3 are added together and from the sum 1/3 of the sum is subtracted, and 10 remains. What is the quantity? First, solve the problem using the method of false position. Use 9 as your initial quantity. Then let x be the unknown quantity, write an equation that represents the problem, and solve it using modern methods.

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