| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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. 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 - 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| Michael Walsh - Arithmetic - 1807 - 290 pages
...the products by the difference ot the errors, and the quotient is 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. В asked С how much his horse cost ; С answered, that if he cost him three times as... | |
| Isaac Dalby - Mathematics - 1807 - 476 pages
...by the first difference or error. Then, if the errors are alike (viz. both too great, or too little) **divide the difference of the products by the difference of the errors,** and the quotient will be the answer. But if the errors are unlike for one too great, and the other... | |
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