Elementary Algebra

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Ginn, 1906 - Algebra - 421 pages
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Page 67 - Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, and write the result as the first term of the quotient.
Page 323 - In a series of equal ratios, the sum of the antecedents is to the sum of the consequents as any antecedent is to its consequent.
Page 368 - The logarithm of a product is equal to the sum of the logarithms of its factors.
Page 320 - ... the ratio of a to b is equal to the ratio of c to d) , or a:b::c:d (read a is to b in the same ratio as c is to d).
Page 321 - If the product of two numbers is equal to the product of two others, either two may be made the extremes of a proportion and the other two the means. For, if ad = be, then, dividing by bd, ad_ be bd~bd' ac or j- — -
Page 290 - that every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle, with a force whose direction is that of the line joining the two, and whose magnitude is directly as the product of their masses, and inversely as the square of their distances from each other.
Page 153 - Since the number of square units in the area of a rectangle is equal to the product of the number of...
Page 375 - If the number is less than 1, make the characteristic of the logarithm negative, and one unit more than the number of zeros between the decimal point and the first significant figure of the given number.
Page 315 - The first term of a ratio is called the antecedent, and the second term the consequent.
Page 6 - A power of a number is the product obtained by using that number a certain number of times as a multiplier, starting with unity as first multiplicand. The operation of forming a power is called involution ; the number used as a multiplier is called the base of the power ; the number of successive multiplications by the base is called the degree of the power ; and...

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