Books Books
If the errors are alike, divide the difference of the products by the difference of the errors, and the quotient will be the answer. If the errors are unlike. divide the sum of the products by the sum of the errors, and the quotient will be the answer.
The Youth's Assistant in Theorhetic [sic] and Practical Arithmetic: Designed ... - Page 123
by Zadock Thompson - 1832 - 168 pages

## The Young Gentleman's Arithmetick, and Geometry: Containing Such Elements of ...

Edward Wells - Arithmetic - 1714 - 348 pages
...Error arifing from die other Guefs. And if the Errors be both alike, (/. e. too much or too little,; divide the Difference of the Products, by the Difference of the Errors ; but if the Errors be unlike, divide the Sura of the Products, by the Sum of the Errors. The Quoti-' ent will...

## A Treatise of Arithmetic: In Whole Numbers & Fractions. Wherein All the ...

Thomas Weston (Master of the Academy at Grenwich.) - Arithmetic - 1729 - 460 pages
...of the ERRORS ; but if they are of DIFFERENT Kinds, to wit, ONE an EXCESS, and the OTHER a DEFECT, divide the SUM of the PRODUCTS by the SUM of the ERRORS, and the QUOTIENT will give the NUMBER SOUGHT. DEMONSTRATION. Whether the ERRORS are of the SAME or DIFFERENT Kinds, the RULE...

## A New Introduction to the Mathematicks: Being Essays on Vulgar and Decimal ...

Benjamin Donne - Algebra - 1758 - 428 pages
...be the Number fought : But if the Errors are unlike, that is, one too great, the other too little, divide the Sum of the Products by the Sum of the Errors, and the Quotient will give the required Number. Or mind this memorial Rule : Unlike Signs Addition doth defire, Alike Signs...

## Arithmetic, Rational and Practical: Wherein the Properties of Numbers are ...

John Mair - Arithmetic - 1772 - 376 pages
...L. *.d. C 13 4 • < 10 As 21 6 5 0 o) then, errors alike* that is, both exceffes, or both defects, divide the difference of the products by the difference of the errors. But if the errors are unlike, that is, the one an excefs and the other a defect, divide the fum of the products...

## A Concise System of Arithmetic: Peculiarly Adapted to the Use of ..., Parts 1-2

A. Melrose (Teacher) - Arithmetic - 1795 - 140 pages
...then if the errors be of the fame kind ; that is, both lefs, or both greater than the given number ; divide the difference of the products by the difference of the errors ; but if the one error is greater, and the other lefs than the given number ; divide the fum of the products...

## Mathematics: Compiled from the Best Authors and Intended to be the ..., Volume 1

Mathematics - 1801 - 446 pages
...the contrary supposip.on, and find the sum and difference of the products. 4. If the errors be alike, divide the difference of the products by the difference of. the errors, and the quotient will be the answer. 5. If the errors be unlike, divide the sum of the products by...

## The New Complete System of Arithmetic: Composed for the Use of the Citizens ...

Nicolas Pike - Arithmetic - 1802 - 350 pages
...pofition by the firft error. 4. If the errors be alike ; that is, both too fmall, or bith too great, divide the difference of the products by the difference of the errors, and the quotient will be the anfwer. 5. If the errdfe be unlike ; that is, one too fmal!, and the other...

## The Scholar's Arithmetic; Or, Federal Accountant ...: The Whole in a Form ...

Daniel Adams - Arithmetic - 1807 - 248 pages
...products by the diņerence of the errors,and the quotient will be the answer ; but if the errors be unlike, divide the sum of the products by the sum...of the errors, and the quotient will be the answer. EXAMPLES. 1. A MAN lying at the point of death, left to his three sons all his estate, viz. to F half...