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

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The Rule of Three enables us to find a fourth proportional to three numbers

The Rule of Three enables us to find a fourth proportional to three numbers

**given**: for which reason it is sometimes called the Rule of Proportion . It is called the Rule of Three , because three terms or numbers are**given**, to ... Page 48

Or the whole operation of multiplying may often be performed mentally , only setting down the results and

Or the whole operation of multiplying may often be performed mentally , only setting down the results and

**given**fractions thus , } , j , , = ' \ , si , li , = , s , is , by abbreviation . 2. Reduce , and ; to fractions of a common ... Page 66

Ans . S. 129 Ans . 125 Ans . 81 258 EVOLUTION . a Evolution , or the reverse of Involution , is the extracting or finding the roots of any

Ans . S. 129 Ans . 125 Ans . 81 258 EVOLUTION . a Evolution , or the reverse of Involution , is the extracting or finding the roots of any

**given**powers . The root of any number , or power , is such a number , as being multiplied into a ... Page 78

PROBLEM III ,

PROBLEM III ,

**Given**one of the extremes , the common difference , and the number of terms ; to find the other extreme , and the sum of the series . MULTIPLY the common difference by 1 less than the number of terms , and the product will ... Page 86

As 1001 is to the rate of interest , so is any

As 1001 is to the rate of interest , so is any

**given**principal to its interest for And again , As 1 year is to any**given**time , so is the interest for a year , just found , to the interest of the**given**sum for that time . OTHERWISE .### What people are saying - Write a review

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