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
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1857 - 310 pages
...Problem I. that the number of terms is one more than the number of differences ; therefore 8 -J- 1 = 9, **the number of terms. RULE. — Divide the difference of the extremes by the common** differen«e, and the quotient increased by one will be the number of terms required. 9. If the extremes... | |
| David Price - Arithmetic - 1858 - 266 pages
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| Emerson Elbridge White - Arithmetic (Commercial), 1861 - 1861 - 348 pages
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| Robert Stewart (of Dundee.) - Arithmetic - 1871 - 248 pages
...what is the common difference of their ages? CASE III. When the extremes and common difference are **given, to find the number of terms. RULE.— Divide...difference of the extremes by the common difference,** and add 1 to the quotient for the number of terms. 8. If the extremes of an arithmetical series be... | |
| Nehemiah Hawkins - Steam engineering - 1898 - 230 pages
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