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" Then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term: the quotient will be the fourth term, or answer. "
A Treatise of Plane and Spherical Trigonometry: In Theory and Practice ... - Page 23
by Francis Nichols - 1811 - 128 pages
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A Practical and Theoretical System of Arithmetic: Containing a New System of ...

George Willson - Arithmetic - 1838 - 194 pages
...mentioned in it.* * It is often better to reduce the lower denominations to tha daeimil f the highest 3. Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first, and the quotient will be the answer, in that denomination which the third term was bft in. In arranging...
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The Western Calculator, Or, A New and Compendious System of Practical ...

Joseph Stockton - Arithmetic - 1839 - 218 pages
...the first, but if less place the greater for the first term, and the remaining one for the second. Multiply the second and third terms together, and...the product by the first ; the quotient will be the answer required. EXAMPLES. 1. If 30 horses plow 12 acres, how many will 40 horses plow in the same...
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The Private Instructor, Or Mathematics Simplified: Comprising Every Thing ...

Jason M. Mahan - Arithmetic - 1839 - 312 pages
...denomination, reduce both to the lowest in either, and the third to its lowest denomination mentioned. Multiply the second and third terms together, and...the product by the first : the quotient will be the answer to the question, in the same denomination you left the third term in. Proof. — Invert the...
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The Western Calculator, Or, A New and Compendious System of Practical ...

Joseph Stockton - Arithmetic - 1839 - 216 pages
...the middle term (if compound) to its lowest, and proceed according to the following -* RULE. \ Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first; the quotient wilfbe the fourth term, or answer, in the same name with the PROOF. Invert the question, making the...
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Complete Schoolmaster's Assistant: Being a Plain Comprehensive System of ...

Nathan Daboll - 1839 - 220 pages
...the least of the two remaining numbers for the second term, and the greater for the first term ; then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term, and the quotient will be the answer in the same name of the third term. EXAMPLES. 1. If 6 yards...
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The North American Arithmetic: For Advanced Scholars. part third

Frederick Emerson - Arithmetic - 1839 - 300 pages
...the fourth, make the less of the two remaining terms the Jirst term, and the greater the second: then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term: the quotient will be the fourth. term, or answer. 1. If I buy 871 yards of cotton cloth for 78...
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Welch's Improved American Arithmetic: Adapted to the Currency of the United ...

Arithmetic - 1841 - 200 pages
...denomination; and reduce the middle number, or term, into the lowest denomination mentioned; then (') multiply the second and third terms together, and...product by the first; the quotient will be (") the answer, or fourth term sought; and always will be (1') of the same denomination as the middle term...
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Arithmetic on the Productive System: Accompanied by a Key and Cubical Blocks

Roswell Chamberlain Smith - Arithmetic - 1841 - 324 pages
...the means is 21,600, which, being divided by one of the extremes, gives a quotient of 720. That is, multiply the second and third terms together, and...divide the product by the first ; the quotient will te the fourth term or answer. A. $720. 14. If 20 pounds of butter cost 85, what will 80 pounds cost...
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A system of arithmetic

John Husband (math. master, Berwick.) - 1841 - 126 pages
...first; but if the answer ought to be less, make the less the second, and the greater the first term. Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first, the quotient is the fourth term in the same name as the third. If any of the terms are compound reduce the first...
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Ruger's Arithmetick, with Questions and Answers: A New System of Arithmetick ...

William Ruger - Arithmetic - 1841 - 268 pages
...Prepare the given terms, as in Multiplication, and state the question the same as in whole numbers ; then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first : Or, invert the first term, and multiply the three together, as in Multiplication ; the last product...
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