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State the question, by placing the three conditional terms in such order that that number which is the cause of gain, loss, or action, may possess the first place ; that which denotes space of time, or distance of place, the second ; and that which is...
The Federal Arithmetic: Or, a Compendium of the Most Useful Rules of that ... - Page 84
by James Noyes - 1808 - 152 pages

## A Key to the Western Calculator: Containing the Solution of All the Examples ...

John Armstrong - Arithmetic - 1831 - 152 pages
...terms in the following order: that which is the principal cause of gain, loss or action, possesses the first place; that which denotes space of time, or distance of place, the second; and that which is the gain, loss, or action the third; then place the other two terms, which move the question,...

## Mercantile Arith

Michael Walsh - 1831 - 348 pages
...conditional terms in this order : that which is the principal cause of gain, loss, or action, possesses the first place ; that which denotes space of time or distance of place, the second ; and that which is the gain, loss, or action, the third : then place the other two terms, which move the question,...