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Given the first term, last term, and common difference, to find the number of terms. RULE. — Divide the difference of the extremes by the common difference, and the quotient increased by 1 is the number of terms.
The parallel arithmetic - Page 106
by W H. Wingate - 1865

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...difference, andQlZl. theivhoh debt. PROBLEM HI. / ' Giyeji the first term, last term, aad common difference, to' find the number of terms. RULE. Divide the difference of the extremes by the common difference, and the quotient increased by 1 is the number of terms. ; EXAMPLES. 1. If the extremes be 3 and 45,...