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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

## The Youth's Assistant in Theoretic and Practical Arithmetic: Designed for ...

Zadock Thompson - Arithmetic - 1832 - 186 pages
...and 8-f2rr4, and 4+1—) 5 Ans. Hence, III. The first term, the last term, and the common difference given to find the number of terms. RULE. — Divide...difference of the extremes by the common difference, and the quotient, increased by 1, will be the answer. 2. If the first term of a series be 8, the last...

## The Youth's Assistant in Theorhetic [sic] and Practical Arithmetic: Designed ...

Zadock Thompson - Arithmetic - 1832 - 186 pages
...3=3, and 8-7-2=4, and 4+1=) 5 Ans. Hence, IIL The first term, the last term, and the common difference given to find the number of terms. RULE. — Divide...difference of the extremes by the common difference, and the quotient, increased by 1, will be the answer. 2. If the first term of a series be 8, the last...

## A New and Complete System of Arithmetick: Composed for the Use of the ...

Nicolas Pike - Arithmetic - 1832 - 544 pages
...9-|-9+9+9+94-6+9+9 =9X8=72, and 1+2+3+4+5+6+7+8=— =36 PROBLEM III. Gil-en the extremes and the 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 will be the number ef terms required. EXAMPLES. 1st. The extremes are...

## The Tutor's Assistant: Being a Compendium of Practical Arithmetic, for the ...

Francis Walkingame - 1833 - 204 pages
...the whole distance 366 miles. Case 3. The ttvo extremes and the common difference being given, lojind the number of terms. RULE. Divide the difference of the extremes by the common difference, and the quotient increased by unity is the number sought. (6) A person travelling into the country,...

## The North American Arithmetic: Part Third, for Advanced Scholars, Volume 3

Frederick Emerson - Arithmetic - 1834 - 300 pages
...daily increase, and also the number of miles travelled. PROBLEM iII. The extremes and common difference given, to find the number of terms. RULE. Divide the...difference of the extremes by the common difference, and add 1 to the quotient; the sum will be the number of terms. The difference of the extremes divided...

## A Practical and Theoretical System of Arithmetic...: Also, a Treatise on ...

George Willson - Arithmetic - 1836 - 202 pages
...their ages ? Ans; 2 years. PROBLEM IV. — Given the first term, last term, and common difference, to find the number of terms. RULE. — Divide the difference of the extremes by the cormr-on difference, and the quotient increased by 1 is the number of terms. 7. A man travelling a...

## A New System of Arithmetic, on the Cancelling Plan: Embracing the Rules of ...

Charles Guilford Burnham - Arithmetic - 1837 - 266 pages
...number of books purchased. Therefore — When the first and last terms, and the common difference are given, to find the number of terms : RULE. Divide...difference of the extremes by the common difference, and the quotient will be 1 less than the number of terms. 10. If the first term of a series be 2, and...

## A Practical and Theoretical System of Arithmetic: Containing Several New ...

George Willson - Arithmetic - 1838 - 194 pages
...their ages ? Ans. 2 years. PROBLEM IV. — 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. 7. A man travelling a journey, went 18 miles...