## 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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**subtraction**30 28 multiplication . 32 30 Addition**Subtraction**141 137 142 138 division 34 32 Multiplication 143 139 Rule of three . 36 34 Division 144 140 Compound proportion 40 37 Continued fractions ... 145 Vulgar fractions 41 39 ... Page viii

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**subtraction**270 265 case 1 ( calculation ) 450 390 ............ Reversion of series 272 267 case 2 453 394 Method of finite differences ... Definitions , notation , and principles 273 267 case 3 455 397 ......... 273 268 App . to ... Page 6

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**subtraction**. multiplication . division . proportion . equality . square root . cube root , & c . difference between two numbers when it is either not known , or not necessary to state , which is the greater . Thus , 53 , denotes that 3 ... Page 8

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**SUBTRACTION**.**SUBTRACTION**teaches to find how much one number exceeds another , called their difference , or the remainder , by taking the less from the greater . The method of doing which is as follows : Place the less number under the ... Page 9

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**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 . 2 . From 5386427 Take 2164315 From 5386427 Take ...### Other editions - View all

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ABCD algebraic altitude arithmetical arithmetical progression base bisect breadth centre chord circle circumference coefficients common cone cosec cube root decimal denominator denoted diagonal diameter difference dihedral angle distance divided divisor draw drawn equal equation equiangular EXAMPLES expression figure fraction frustum geometrical given line greater hence inscribed integer intersection join length less lineation logarithms mantissa measure meeting method multiplied parallel parallel ruler parallelogram perpendicular plane polygon prism PROBLEM proportional quantity quotient radii radius ratio rectangle Reduce right angles rule Scholium segment sides sine solid angle solution square root straight line subtraction tangent THEOREM third trapezium triangle ABC u₁ vulgar fraction Whence