An Introduction to Algebra Upon the Inductive Method of Instruction

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Hilliard, Gray, Little, and Wilkins, 1829 - Algebra - 276 pages
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Page 2 - District Clerk's Office. BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the twenty-fourth day of June, AD 1825, in the forty-ninth year of the Independence of the United States o"f America, WARREN COLBDRS, of the said district, has deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as author, in the words following, to wit : — " An Introduction to Algebra, upon the Inductive Method of Instruction.
Page 101 - 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.
Page 92 - It will be seen by the above section that if both the numerator and denominator be multiplied by the same number, the value of the fraction will not be altered...
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Page 271 - The same sum put out at the same rate for 15 months amounts to 792.1875. Required the sum and the rate per cent. 25. From two casks of equal size are drawn quantities which are in the proportion of 5 to 8 ; and it appears that if 20...
Page 96 - To divide a whole number by a fraction, — Multiply the dividend by the denominator of the fraction, and divide the product by the numerator.
Page 174 - From two places at a distance of 320 miles, two persons, A and B, set out at the same time to meet each other. A travelled 8 miles a day more than B, and the number of days in which they met was equal to half the number of miles B went in a day. How many miles did each travel, and how far per day ? 20.
Page 274 - The fore wheel of a carriage makes 6 revolutions more than the hind wheel, in going 120 yards ; but if the circumference of each wheel be increased...
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