New School Algebra

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Ginn, 1898 - Algebra - 407 pages

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Page 27 - Two men start from the same place and travel in the same direction ; one, 5 miles an hour ; the other, 7 miles an hour.
Page 308 - If the product of two quantities 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, divide by bd.
Page 372 - 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 300 - If twelve times the units' digit is subtracted from the number, the order of the digits will be reversed. Find the number.
Page 124 - To reduce a fraction to its lowest terms. A fraction is in its lowest terms, when the numerator and denominator are prime to each other.
Page 318 - Given that the area of a circle varies as the square of its radius...
Page 319 - The distance a body falls from rest varies as the square of the time it is falling.
Page 60 - To Multiply a Polynomial by a Monomial, Multiply each term of the polynomial by the monomial, and connect the partial products with their proper signs.
Page 174 - If necessary, multiply the given equations by such numbers as will make the coefficients of one of the unknown numbers in the resulting equations of equal absolute value.
Page 332 - There are four numbers in geometrical progression, the second of which is less than the fourth by 24 ; and the sum of the extremes is to the sum of the means, as 7 to 3. What are the numbers ? Ans.

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