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

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... any figure in the first place , reckoning from right to left , denotes only its own simple value ; but that in the second place , denotes ten times its simple value ; and that in the

... any figure in the first place , reckoning from right to left , denotes only its own simple value ; but that in the second place , denotes ten times its simple value ; and that in the

**third**place , a hundred times its simple value ... Page 7

**Third**Method . Add the figures in the uppermost line together , and find how many nines are contained in their 3197 sum . - Reject those nines , and set down the remainder 6512 8295 towards the right hand directly even with the figures ... Page 13

**Third**Method . Add together the remainder and all the products of the several quotient figures by the divisor , according to the order in which they stand in the work ; and the sum will be equal to the dividend , when the work is right ... Page 14

**Third**Method . Add together the remainder and all the products of the several quotient figures by the divisor , according to the order in which they stand in the work ; and the sum will be equal to the dividend , when the work is right ... Page 17

... multiply this sum by the next divisor , and add the product to the

... multiply this sum by the next divisor , and add the product to the

**third**remainder , putting the sum under the**third**remainder : multiply this sum by the next divisor , and so on till the last sum falls under the last remainder .### What people are saying - Write a review

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