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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 system of practical arithmetic

William Lane (of Worthing.) - 1845 - 138 pages
...necessary, to the same name, and reduce the third term to the lowest denomination it contains. Then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term, and the quotient will be the answer to the question, in the same denomination that the third...
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The Teachers' Assistant, Or, A System of Practical Arithmetic: Wherein the ...

Arithmetic - 1845 - 196 pages
...VULGAR FRACTIONS. RULE. Prepare the given terms, if necessary, and state (hem as in whole numbers ; multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first Or, Invert the dividing term, and multiply the three terms together, as in Multiplication. EXAMPLES....
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The Practical Miner's Guide: Comprising a Set of Trigonometrical Tables ...

John Budge - 1845 - 248 pages
...SHROUD-LAID* ROPE. RULE — State the question as in direct proportion, square the first and third terms, multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first. EXAMPLE. How many standard yarns, or threads, are there in a 14-inch capstan rope ? in. yarns. in....
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North American Arithmetic: Part Second and Part Third, Part 2

Frederick Emerson - Arithmetic - 1846 - 266 pages
...than the third, make the less of the two remaining terms the second term, and the greater the first. Multiply the second, and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term: the quotient will be the fourth term, or answer. If there are different denominations in the...
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An Elementary Arithmetic ...: Serving as an Introduction to the Higher ...

George Roberts Perkins - Arithmetic - 1846 - 266 pages
...written the three terms of the proportion, or, at usually expressed, having stated the question, then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by <AŤ first term. :!:NoTE. — Since there is a ratio between the first and cond terms, they must be...
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The United States Arithmetic: Designed for Academies and Schools

William Vogdes - Arithmetic - 1847 - 324 pages
...the first and second terms to the same denomination, and the third to the lowest name mentioned. 2. 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 as the third term. 3. If either of the terms consists...
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A familiar explanation of the higher parts of arithmetic

rev. Frederick Calder - 1848 - 190 pages
...and if the third term consist of several denominations, reduce it to the lowest name mentioned. Then multiply the second and third terms together, and...the product by the first: the quotient will be the answer or fourth term, expressed in the same denomination as that in which the third term was left....
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Treatise on Mental Arithmetic, in Theory and Practice

Isaiah Steen - 1848 - 316 pages
...that place. Then, the first two terms being reduced to the same simple denomination, when necessary, multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term; the quotient is the answer, or fourth proportional required; and it is always of the same denomination...
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An Arithmetical Dictionary, Or Book of Reference: Comprising a System of ...

William B. Young - Ready-reckoners - 1848 - 320 pages
...second Terms to the same Jenomination, and to the lowest denomination mentioned in either of them@ ihen multiply the second and third Terms together, and divide the product by the first Term, the result will be the fourth Term or answer, in the same de nomination to which the third Term...
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Daboll's Complete Schoolmaster's Assistant: Being a Plain Comprehensive ...

Nathan Daboll, David Austin Daboll - Arithmetic - 1849 - 260 pages
...the least of the two remaining numbers fqr 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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