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Page 415 - The logarithm of any power of a number is equal to the logarithm of the number multiplied by the exponent of the power.

Page 71 - Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, the result will be the first term of the quotient.

Page 354 - IF the first be the same multiple of the second, or the same part of it, that the third is of the fourth ; the first is to the second, as the third is to the fourth...

Page 104 - ... term by the exponent of a in that term, and dividing the product by a number greater by 1 than the exponent of b in that term.

Page 62 - In the multiplication of whole numbers, place the multiplier under the multiplicand, and multiply each term of the multiplicand by each term of the multiplier, writing the right-hand figure of each product obtained under the term of the multiplier which produces it.

Page 363 - If a body falls 256 feet in 4 seconds, how far will it fall in 10 seconds ? 18.

Page 444 - C„.r. That is, the number of combinations of n dissimilar things r at a time is equal to the number of combinations of the n things n — r at a time.

Page 351 - He thereby gained as much per cent on the first kind as he lost on the second. How much did he pay for each kind? 18. Two workmen can do a piece of work in 6 days. How long will it take each of them to do the work, if it takes one 5 days longer than the other ? 19. Two men, A and B, receive different wages. A earns $ 42, and В $40.

Page 362 - The volume of a gas varies inversely as the pressure when the temperature is constant. When the pressure is 15, the volume is 20; what is the volume when the pressure is 20 ? Let v stand for the volume and p for the pressure. Then from pv = k we obtain k = 300. Therefore pv = 300. Consequently, when p = 20, 20 v = 300 ; whence v = 15. EXERCISES III. If zee y, what is the expression for x in terms of y, 1.

Page 361 - One quantity is said to vary directly as a second and inversely as a third, when it varies as the second and the reciprocal of the third jointly.