| John Leslie - Geometry, Analytic - 1809 - 542 pages
...13. One antecedent is said to be to ils consequent, as another antecedent to ils consequent. • 14. **The first and last terms of a proportion are called the extremes,** and the intermediate ones, the means. 15. A ratio is direct, if it follows the order of the terms compared... | |
| John Davidson, Robert Scott (writing master) - Arithmetic - 1818 - 190 pages
...the fourth'. Proportionals are written thus, 6 : 2 : ; 9 : 3 ; and read thus, 6 is to 2 as 9 to 8. **The first and last terms of a proportion are called the Extremes,** and the middle terms, the Means : and when four numbers are proportional, " the product of the extremes... | |
| Etienne Bézout - Mathematics - 1824 - 219 pages
...(arithmetically) 12 is to 14 ; and in a geometrical proportion, 3 is to 15 as (geometrically) 4 is to 20. 173. **The first and last terms of a proportion are called the extremes ; the** second and third, or two middle te> ins, are called the means. . As theje are tw.o ratios, and consequently... | |
| Arithmetic - 1829 - 180 pages
...read, the ratio of 4 to 6 equals the ratio of 10 to 15 ; or more concisely, its to 6 OB 10 to 15. 168. **The FIRST and LAST terms of a proportion are called the EXTREMES,** and the two middle terms the MEANS. 169. In a proportion there are TWO RATIOS, and conse-. quently... | |
| Thomas H. Palmer - Education - 1840 - 330 pages
...proportions, the two ratios in each being equal ; those in No. 1 being 2, those in No. 2, J, (one third.) **The first and last terms of a proportion are called the extremes ; the** two middle terms, the means. It is evident, from the mere inspection of any proportion, that the antecedent... | |
| James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1846 - 362 pages
...What is the last term called in such acase? What is the difference between proportion and ratio * 321* **The first and last terms of a proportion are called the extremes ; the** other two, the means. OBS. Homologous terms are either the two antecedents, or the two consequents.... | |
| James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1846 - 336 pages
...the last term called in such a case ? What is the difference between proportion and ratio ! 32 1 . **The first and last terms of a proportion are called the extremes ; the** other two, the means. Oas. Homologous terms are either the two antecedents, or the two consequents.... | |
| James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1846 - 398 pages
...is the last term called in such a case ? What is the difference between proportion and ratio ? 331. **The first and last terms of a proportion are called the extremes ; the** other two, the means. Oss. Homologous terms are either the two antecedents, or the two consequents.... | |
| James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1847 - 424 pages
...the other hand, cannot be greater or kss thun another; for equality does not admit of degrees. 495. **The first and last terms of a proportion are called the extremes ; the** other two, the means. Ons. Htmwlngims terms are either the two antecedents, or the two consequents.... | |
| James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1848 - 422 pages
...the other hand, cannot be greater or less than another ; for equality does not admit of degrees. 495* **The first and last terms of a proportion are called the extremes ; the** other two, the means. OBS. Homologous terms are either the two antecedents, or the two consequent*.... | |
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