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... for the second term, and the greater for the first ; and in either case multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first for the answer, which will always be of the same denomination as the third term.
A Treatise on Plane and Spherical Trigonometry: With Their Most Useful ... - Page 6
by John Bonnycastle - 1806 - 419 pages

## 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...

## A system of arithmetic

John Husband (math. master, Berwick.) - 1841 - 126 pages
...first; but if the answer ought to be less, make the less the second, and the greater the first term. Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first, the quotient is the fourth term in the same name as the third. If any of the terms are compound reduce...

## Welch's Improved American Arithmetic: Adapted to the Currency of the United ...

Arithmetic - 1841 - 200 pages
...denomination; and reduce the middle number, or term, into the lowest denomination mentioned; then (') multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first; the quotient will be (") the answer, or fourth term sought; and always will be (1') of the same denomination...

## 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...

## Pantology: Or, A Systematic Survey of Human Knowledge; Proposing a ...

Roswell Park - Best books - 1841 - 722 pages
...first. The question being thus stated, multiply the second and third terms together, and divide their product by the first; and the quotient will be the fourth term, or answer sought. A Compound Proportion, including the solution of problems by what is called the Double...

## 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 divide the product by the first ; the quotient will be the fourth term or answer. A. \$720. 14. If 20 pounds of butter cost 85twhat...

## An epitome of navigation, and nautical astronomy, with the improved lunar tables

Janet Taylor - Nautical astronomy - 1842 - 588 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...

## The practical arithmetic

John Darby (teacher of mathematics.) - 1843 - 236 pages
...simple fractions, having the 1st and 2nd terms in the same denomination ; then multiply the 2nd and 3rd terms together, and divide the product by the first, and the quotient will be the answer, in the same denomination as the third term is left in. EXAMPLES. 1. Bought 3cwt. 2qrs. 14 Ib....