## A Course of Mathematics: In Two Volumes. For the Use of the Royal Military Academy, Volume 1 |

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3 cube root , & c .

3 cube root , & c .

**difference**between two numbers when it is either not known , or not necessary to state , which is the greater . Thus , 5 + 3 , denotes that 3 is to be added to 5 . 6 · 2 , denotes that 2 is to be taken from 6 . Page 9

The reason of this method of proof is evident ; for if the

The reason of this method of proof is evident ; for if the

**difference**of two numbers be added to the less , it must manifestly make up a sum equal to the greater , * The reason of this rule is the same as MULTIPLICATION . 9. Page 30

COMPOUND SUBTRACTION shows how to find the

COMPOUND SUBTRACTION shows how to find the

**difference**between any two numbers of different denominations . To perform which , observe the following Rule . * Place the less number below the greater , so that the parts of the same ... Page 31

Then the several remainders , taken together , will be the whole

Then the several remainders , taken together , will be the whole

**difference**sought . The method of proof is the same as in Simple Subtraction . EXAMPLES OF MONEY . S 1 . £ S d From 79 17 81 Take 35 12 44 2 . £ d 103 3 23 71 12 53 3 . Page 33

Then multiply the given multiplicand by the

Then multiply the given multiplicand by the

**difference**between this assumed number and the multiplier , and add the product to that before found , when the assumed number is less than the multiplier , but subtract the same when it is ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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