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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

## The United States Calculator: Or, Arithmetic Simplified, in Dollars and ...

John M'Nevin - Arithmetic - 1841 - 300 pages
...the third, (or antecedent) to the fourth, (or its consequent.) Q. How is the operation performed? A. Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first. Q. What is the first antecedent called? A. An antecedent of the first relation. Q. What is the second...

## United States Calculator: Or, Arithmetic Simplified

John M'Nevin - Arithmetic - 1841 - 300 pages
...the third, (or antecedent) to the fourth, (or its consequent.) Q. How is the operation performed? A. Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first. Q,. What is the first antecedent called? A. An antecedent of the first relation. Q. What is the second...

## Arithmetic on the Productive System: Accompanied by a Key and Cubical Blocks

Roswell Chamberlain Smith - Arithmetic - 1842 - 320 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...by the first ; the quotient will be the fourth term or answer. A. \$720. 14. If 20 pounds of butter cost 85twhat will 80 pounds cost? 20 pounds : 80 pounds...

## An Epitome of Navigation and Nautical Astronomy with the Improved Lunar Tables

Janet Taylor - Nautical astronomy - 1842 - 592 pages
...the first and third terms may be of the same kind, and the second the same as the number required. Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term, then the quoticnt will be the answer in the same С denomination as the second term, observing...

## Arithmetic on the Productive System: Accompanied by a Key and Cubical Blocks

Roswell Chamberlain Smith - Arithmetic - 1843 - 320 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...by the first; the quotient will be the fourth term or answer. A. \$720. 14. If 20 pounds of butter cost 65, what will 80 pounds cost ? 20 pounds : 80 pounds...

## A Theoretical and Practical System of Arithmetic: Comprising All the Usual ...

W. H. Crank - Arithmetic - 1843 - 338 pages
...the third to the lowest term named in it ; then having cancelled (if the question will admit of it) multiply the second and third terms together and divide the product by the first ; the quotient will be of the same denomination as that in which the third term was left. Ex.— If 7 yds. of cloth cost 9*....

## Daboll's Complete Schoolmaster's Assistant Being a Plain Comprehensive ...

Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1843 - 254 pages
...before ; then as the first and third terms must be of the same name, we reduce them both to Ibs. Then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term, and the quotient or answer, is 141 dollars, 4O cents. Note. — In multiplying and dividing dollars,...

## The Tutor's Assistant, Or Comic Figures of Arithmetic

Alfred Crowquill - Arithmetic - 1843 - 156 pages
...into one name, and the second into the lowest term mentioned. Multiply the second and third numbers together, and divide the product by the first; the quotient will be the answer to the question in the same denomination you left the second number in. SINGLE RULE OF THREE....