## The Progressive Higher Arithmetic: For Schools, Academies, and Mercantile Colleges : Forming a Complete Treatise on Arithmetical Science, and Its Commercial and Business Applications |

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Page 247 - In any proportion, the product of the means equals the product of the extremes.

Page 424 - RULE. — From half the sum of the three sides, subtract each side separately; multiply the half -turn and the three remainders together; the square root of the product is the area.

Page 435 - A cylinder is conceived to be generated by the revolution of a rectangle about one of its sides as an axis.

Page 353 - Multiply each payment by its term of credit. and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the, payments; the quotient will be the average term of credit.

Page 385 - Multiply the divisor, thus increased, by the last figure of the root; subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.

Page 95 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, — RULE : Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, to the product add the numerator, and write the result over the denominator.

Page 169 - Cubic Measure 1728 cubic inches (cu. in.) =1 cubic foot (cu. ft.) 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard (cu. yd.) 128 cubic feet = 1 cord (cd...

Page 401 - RULE. Divide the difference of the extremes by the common difference, and add 1 to the quotient. EXAMPLES. 1. The extremes are 7 and 43, and the common difference is 4 ; what is the number of terms ? Ans.

Page 428 - A circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, called the circumference, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.

Page 35 - The number thus added to itself, or the number to be multiplied, is called the multiplicand. The number which shows how many times the multiplicand is to be taken, or the number by which we multiply, is called the multiplier.