## The Young Algebraist's Companion ...: New Ed. To which is Added a Supplement ... |

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The Young Algebraist's Companion ...: New Ed. to Which Is Added a Supplement Daniel Fenning No preview available - 2016 |

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Page 89 - In any proportion, the product of the means is equal to the product of the extremes.

Page 32 - Multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators together for a new denominator.

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Page 48 - MATHEMATICAL SIGNS, SYMBOLS AND OPERATIONS Mathematical signs are simply shorthand methods of indicating mathematical language. Those most commonly met with are the following: + The sign of addition called plus. This means that the two numbers or quantities between which it is placed are to be added. Thus 12 + 3 is read 12 plus 3 and means that 12 and 3 are to be added, the result being 15. — The sign of subtraction called minus. This means that the number or quantity which follows the sign is...

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Page 25 - Sum over the common Denominator ; and if it be an improper Fraction, reduce it to a mixt Number (by Cafe 2.

Page 16 - Multiply each numerator into all the denominators except its own, for a new numerator. Then multiply all the denominators together for a new denominator, and place it under each new numerator.

Page 94 - If equal quantities be subtracted from equal quantities, the remainders will be equal. 3. If equal quantities be multiplied by equal quantities, the products will be equal. 4. If equal quantities be divided by equal quantities, the quotients will be equal. 5.

Page 76 - I am only to multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominator for a new denominator.