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

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**Subtraction**.. 8 8 another proof of Multiplication 9 9 expansion by synthetic diDivision 13 13 vision 131 168 Reduction 18 17 Problems on these rules 131 131 Tables of weights and measures 18 18 Greatest common measure . Page viii

447 390 Series by

447 390 Series by

**subtraction**270 265 case 1 ( calculation ) 450 390 Reversion of series 272 267 453 394 Method of finite differences ..... 273 267 case 3 455 397 Definitions , notation , and 457 principles 273 268 App . to heights and ... Page 6

There are various characters or marks used in Arithmetic and Algebra , to denote several of their operations and propositions t ; the chief of which are as follow : + signifies plus , or addition . minus , or

There are various characters or marks used in Arithmetic and Algebra , to denote several of their operations and propositions t ; the chief of which are as follow : + signifies plus , or addition . minus , or

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... 928 artillery , or gunners , 1410 pioneers , 250 sappers , and 406 miners : what is the whole number of men ? Ans . 70995 . > OF

... 928 artillery , or gunners , 1410 pioneers , 250 sappers , and 406 miners : what is the whole number of men ? Ans . 70995 . > OF

**SUBTRACTION**.**SUBTRACTION**teaches to find how much one number exceeds another , called their difference ... Page 9

TO PROVE

TO PROVE

**SUBTRACTION**. 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 .### What people are saying - Write a review

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added algebraic angle answer applied arithmetical base called centre circle coefficients common compound contained continued cube decimal denominator denote describe diameter difference distance divided division divisor double draw drawn equal equation EXAMPLES expression extremes factors figure former four fraction functions give given greater half hence interest intersection join latter length less manner means measure meeting method Multiply obtained operation opposite parallel parallelogram perpendicular plane position principal PROBLEM proportional quantity question quotient radius ratio rectangle Reduce remainder respectively result right angles root rule sides signs simple solution square subtract successive supposing taken THEOREM third triangle Whence whole yards