## A Course of Mathematics: In Two Volumes. Composed for the Use of the Royal Military Academy, Volume 1Longman, Orme & Company, 1841 - Mathematics |

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**common**measure last found be the answer . If it happen that the**common**measure thus found is 1 ; then the numbers ...**difference**between the dividend and the nearest multiple of the divisor . The method given in the rule is that ... Page 48

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**common**denominator . 1 x 3 x 4 = 12 the new numerator for . 2 × 2 × 4 = 16 3x2 x3 = 18 ditto ditto 23 3 . 2 . 2x3x4 ...**difference**in the value of the whole . 5 So , = And 2 7 Also 33 3 6 4 12 4 1392 17 17 2 34 X 5 9 45 Example ... Page 50

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**common**denominator ; add all the numerators together , then place the sum over the**common**denominator , and that ...**difference**, may then be as properly expressed by the sum or**difference**of the numerators , as the sum or ... Page 51

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**common**denominator , for the**difference**of the fractions sought . EXAMPLES . 1. To find the**difference**between 2. To find the**difference**between and . Here and . = 8 27 20 36 3. What is the**difference**between and ? 4. What is the ... Page 57

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**common**with the eastern method , it will appear upon inspection that the**difference**is only in the arrangement of the work : and by a**comparison**of the eastern with the contracted method , it will be seen that the only**difference**is ...### Other editions - View all

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a₁ ABCD algebraic annum arithmetical arithmetical progression base bisect centre circle circumference coefficients common difference compound compound interest cosec cube root decimal denominator denote diagonal diameter distance divided dividend division divisor draw drawn equal equiangular EXAMPLES expression factors figure fraction geometrical geometrical progression given number greater hence inscribed integer intersection least common multiple length less lineation logarithms method Multiply number of terms parallel parallel ruler parallelogram perpendicular plane polygon prism PROBLEM proportional quantity quotient radius ratio rectangle Reduce remainder result right angles rule Scholium sides signs solution square root straight line subtract tangent THEOREM third triangle ABC vulgar fraction Whence whole yards