| George Roberts Perkins - Arithmetic - 1855 - 388 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** thejirst term. E. — Since there is a ratio between the first and second terms, they must be reduced... | |
| Francis Walkingame - 1855 - 186 pages
...considering the reduced quantities to be mere numbers, multiply the third quantity by the second number, **and divide the product by the first : the quotient will be the** answer, or required fourth term of the proportion. 1. If 4 Ib. of sugar cost Is. 6d., what will 544... | |
| Charles Davies, William Guy Peck - Mathematics - 1855 - 628 pages
...corresponding element of the other cause the second term, and the remaining clement thc third term : then **multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by** thf firtt. If 4 men can dig a ditch in 9 days, how many days will it require 18 men to dig it? Sailing... | |
| Roswell Chamberlain Smith - Arithmetic - 1856 - 334 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 be** tht fourth term or answer. A. $720. 14. If 20 pounds of butter cost 95, what will 80 pounds cost ?... | |
| William Smyth - Algebra - 1856 - 264 pages
...two remaining numbers as the first term, and the other as the second term, of the proportion. 3°. **Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first** term ; the quotient will be the answer. Such is the Rule of Three, as it is usually given in Arithmetic.... | |
| Charles Guilford Burnham - 1857 - 342 pages
...expresses the demand, for the first, and the remaining term of the condition for tlte second term. II. **Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first.** III. If the first or second terms consist of different denominations, reduce both to the lowest mentioned.... | |
| Mineral industries - 1857 - 578 pages
...SHROUD-LAID* ROPE. Ruin. — 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.** in mines, out of the common course of working. We may notice an instance or two, viz. inattention or... | |
| John Greig - 1858 - 116 pages
...the same name. Then bring the first and second terms into the same name, if both are not so already, **multiply the second and third terms together, and...by the first, the quotient will be the fourth term** or answer, and of the same name as the third. Thus, if 3 oz. of silver cost 17s. 9d., what will 21b.... | |
| John Budge - Mine surveying - 1858 - 224 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 ? * The term... | |
| Francis Walkinghame - 1859 - 200 pages
...the same denomination, and the third to the lowest name in it. Multiply the second and third terms ; **divide the product by the first, the quotient will be the fourth** proportional, or answer required. In the method of arranging the terms which is delivered in almost... | |
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