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 106by W H. Wingate - 1865Full view - About this book
| Nathan Daboll, David Austin Daboll - Arithmetic - 1849 - 260 pages
...and the number of terms 140.) CASE IV. The first term, last term and common difference given, to Jind **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 of terms. EXAMPLES. 1 . A man bought cloth in arithmetical... | |
| Charles Guilford Burnham - 1850 - 352 pages
...purchased. Therefore — Art. 239. — 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... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1850 - 368 pages
...Problem I. that the number of terms is one more than the number of differences ; therefore 8 -(- 1 = 9, **the number of terms. RULE. — Divide the difference of the extremes by the common difference,** and the quotient increased by one will be the number of terms required. 9. If the extremes are 3 and... | |
| John Bonnycastle - 1851 - 314 pages
...journey is daily augmented. Ans. Daily increase, 5 miles. PROBLEM II. The two extremes, and the common **difference being given, to find the number of terms....difference of the extremes by the common difference,** and the quotient, increased by 1, will be the number of terms required.* that the total increase, divided... | |
| Charles Haynes Haswell - Engineering - 1851 - 346 pages
...of a clock strike in 12 hours 1 12X(13~-2)~78 J3ns. When the Common Difference and the Extremes are **given, to find the Number of Terms. RULE.— Divide...difference of the extremes by the common difference,** and add one to the quotienL EXAMPLE. — A man travelled 3 miles the first day, 5 the second, 7 the... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1852 - 378 pages
...that the number of terms is, one more than the number of differences ; therefore 8 -j- 1 — 9, tVie **number of terms. RULE. — Divide the difference of the extremes by the common difference,** and the quotient increased by one will be the number of terms required. 9. If the extremes are 3 and... | |
| Charles Haynes Haswell - Engineering - 1853 - 318 pages
...a clock strike in 12 hours ? 12X (13-7-2) = 78 Mns. When the Common Difference and the Extremes are **given, to find the Number of Terms. RULE. — Divide...difference of the extremes by the common difference,** and add one to the quotient. EXAMPLE. — A man travelled 3 miles the first day, 5 the second, 7 the... | |
| James Stewart Eaton - Arithmetic - 1857 - 376 pages
...number of additions; ie the number of terms less one. Hence, 34:8. PROB. 3. — The extremes and common **difference being given to find the number of terms,...difference of the extremes by the common difference,** add 1 to the quotient and the sum will be the number of terms. Ex. 1. The extremes of an arithmetical... | |
| Charles Guilford Burnham - Arithmetic - 1857 - 328 pages
...purchased. Therefore — Art, 289. — 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... | |
| Charles Guilford Burnham - 1857 - 336 pages
...purchased. Therefore — Arti 239«— 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... | |
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