| Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Henry Vethake - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1851 - 624 pages
...less, place the greater of these two terms on the left, and the less in the middle ; and in both cases, **multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first** term for the answer, which will always be of the same denomination as the third term. — Note 1. If... | |
| George Roberts Perkins - Arithmetic - 1851 - 356 pages
...written the three terms of the proportion, or, as usually expressed, having stated the question, then **multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by** thejlrst term. NOTE.—Since there is a ratio between the first and second terms, they mast be reduced... | |
| rev. Frederick Calder - 1852 - 368 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.... | |
| Joseph Bateman - Excise tax - 1852 - 376 pages
...cases, whether the question relates to whole or mixcd numbers or to decimals, and is as follows: — **Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first ; the** quoticnt is the answer.* * This rule was formerly ealled the " Rule of Thrce," beeause, in ench of... | |
| Charles Davies - 1852 - 344 pages
...number named in connection with it for the first term, and the remaining number for the second term. II. **Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first** term : Or, Multiply the third term by the ratio of the first and second. NOTES. — 1. If the first... | |
| William Frederick Greenfield - 1853 - 228 pages
...the first and second, or the first and third, terms have any common divisor, divide them hy it. 6. **Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first.** 7. The quotient will be the answer required, in the denomination to which the third term was reJuced,... | |
| William Scott - Arithmetic - 1854 - 232 pages
...less the consequent : then, having reduced the antecedent and consequent to the same denomination, **multiply the second and third terms together and divide the product by the first. The** result is the fourth term of the proportion, or the answer to the question. When the conditions of... | |
| Thomas Tucker Smiley - Arithmetic - 1854 - 192 pages
...second terms to the same denomination, and to the lowest denomination mentioned in either of them. 3. **Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first** term; the result will be he fourth term, or answer, in the same denomination to which the third term... | |
| John Budge - Mining engineering - 1854 - 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 ? 9)3920 Answer 435... | |
| James Gray - Arithmetic - 1854 - 120 pages
...which stand below each other, which will reduce them to three ; then multiply the second by the third, **and divide the Product by the first, the Quotient will be the** answer in the same name with the third term. PKOOF. Invert the question. 1. If 100?. in 12 months gain... | |
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