New School Algebra
Ginn & Company, 1898 - Algebra - 407 pages
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Page 262 - There are four numbers in geometrical progression, the second of which is less than the fourth by 24 ; and the sum of the extremes is to the sum of the means, as 7 to 3. What are the numbers ? Ans.
Page 238 - If the product of two quantities is equal to the product of two others, either two may be made the extremes of a proportion and the other two the means. For, if ad = be, then, divide by bd.
Page 302 - If the number is less than 1, make the characteristic of the logarithm negative, and one unit more than the number of zeros between the decimal point and the first significant figure of the given number.
Page 230 - If twelve times the units' digit is subtracted from the number, the order of the digits will be reversed. Find the number.
Page 11 - Two men start from the same place and travel in the same direction, one 30 miles a day, and the other 20 miles a day.
Page 104 - To reduce a fraction to its lowest terms. A fraction is in its lowest terms, when the numerator and denominator are prime to each other.
Page 46 - To Multiply a Polynomial by a Monomial, Multiply each term of the polynomial by the monomial, and connect the partial products with their proper signs.
Page 249 - The distance a body falls from rest varies as the square of the time it is falling.
Page 240 - In a Series of Equal Ratios, the sum of the antecedents is to the sum of the consequents as any antecedent is to its consequent.
Page 262 - Of three numbers in geometrical progression, the sum of the first and second exceeds the third by 3, and the sum of the first and third exceeds the second by 21.