# Elementary Algebra for the Use of Preparatory Schools

Macmillan, 1894 - Algebra - 584 pages
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### Contents

 CHAPTER PAGE 1 The Language of Algebra Definitions 17 Addition 32 Multiplication 46 Division 71 Simple Equations 92 Problems 122 Factors 132
 Surds 328 Ratio 344 Arithmetical Progression 367 Geometrical Progression 380 Harmonical Progression 393 Inequalities 409 Limits 417 Exponentials and Logarithms 426

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Page 46 - Multiplication is the process of taking one number as many times as there are units in another number.
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Page 77 - Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, and write the result as the first term of the quotient. Multiply the whole divisor by the first term of the quotient, and subtract the product from the dividend.
Page 362 - ... that the volume of a sphere varies as the cube of its radius. 20. Find the radius of a sphere whose volume is equal to the sum of the volumes of three spheres whose radii are r, /, and r".