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

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Into the last edition , however ,

Into the last edition , however ,

**greater**changes were introduced than had been made in the work since its first composition ; and he did me the honor , soon after my appointment to this Institution , to request me to make the**greater**... Page 5

4 = III or iv A less character before a

4 = III or iv A less character before a

**greater**dimi5 = V nishes its value . 6 = VI A less character after a**greater**increases 7 = VII 4 50 EL 100 EC 500 = D or 15 1000. its value . Page 8

The method of doing which is as follows : Place the less number under the

The method of doing which is as follows : Place the less number under the

**greater**, in the same manner as in Addition , that is , units under units , tens under tens , and so on ; and draw a line below them . Page 9

Add the remainder to the less number , or that which is just above it ; and if the sum be equal to the

Add the remainder to the less number , or that which is just above it ; and if the sum be equal to the

**greater**or uppermost number , the work is right * . EXAMPLES . 1 . From 5386427 Take 2164315 2 . From 5386427 Take 4258792 3 . Page 13

There are certain contractions in Division , by which the operation in particular cases may be performed more concisely : as follows : I. Division by any Small Number , not

There are certain contractions in Division , by which the operation in particular cases may be performed more concisely : as follows : I. Division by any Small Number , not

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