## 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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**number**, or that which is just above it ; and if the sum be equal to the greater or uppermost**number**, the work is ...**Terms**or Factors . * The reason of this method of proof is evident ; for if the difference of two**numbers**be ... Page 13

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**number**at once . EXAMPLES . 1. Multiply 51307298 by 56 , or 7 times 8 . 51307298 7 359151086 8 2873209688 2 ...**terms**, is , the dividend in the middle , having the divisor on the left hand , and the quotient on the right , each ... Page 36

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**terms**or**numbers**are given , to find a fourth . And because of its great and extensive usefulness , it was often ...**number**of supposition which is of the same kind that the answer or 4th**term**is to be ; making the other**number**of ... Page 37

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**number**of supposition the 3d**term**, and the demanding**number**the 1st**term**, when the question has inverse proportion ...**terms**consist of different denominations , reduce them both to the same ; and if the second**term**be a compound ... Page 40

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**terms**that express the conditions of the question in one line . 2. Under each conditional**term**, set its ...**number**of men , the time of the siege , and the daily rations , be the effective**terms**in producing the consumption of the ...### 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