| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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.... | |
| Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1843 - 254 pages
...before ; then as the first and third terms must be of the same name, we reduce them both to Ibs. Then **multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first** term, and the quotient or answer, is 141 dollars, 4O cents. Note. — In multiplying and dividing dollars,... | |
| W. H. CRANK - Arithmetic - 1843 - 338 pages
...the third to the lowest term named in it ; then having cancelled (if the question will admit of it) **multiply the second and third terms together and divide the product by the first** ; the quotient will be of the same denomination as that in which the third term was left. Ex.— If... | |
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