## Elementary Algebra for the Use of Preparatory Schools |

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Page 46 - Multiplication is the process of taking one number as many times as there are units in another number.

Page 362 - Find the area of a circle whose radius is 12 feet, from the law that the area of a circle varies as the square of its radius.

Page 349 - Proportional, when the ratio of the first to the second is equal to the ratio of the second to the third.

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".