| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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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