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Then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term: the quotient will be the fourth term, or answer.
Easy Introduction to Mathematics - Page 116
by Charles Butler - 1814

## Arithmetic on the Productive System: Accompanied by a Key and Cubical Blocks

Roswell Chamberlain Smith - Arithmetic - 1852 - 316 pages
...the lowest denomination in it, then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide their product by the first, the quotient will be the fourth term or answer, in the same denomination with the third term. CONTRACTIONS OF THE RULE. 85. Reduce the fractional ratio of the first and second...

## The Excise Officer's Manual: Being a Practical Introduction to the Business ...

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...

## School Arithmetic: Analytical and Practical

Charles Davies - 1852 - 346 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...

## The Teacher's Assistant: Or, A System of Practical Arithmetic ...

Arithmetic - 1852 - 204 pages
...denomination: then, multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term ; the quotient will be the fourth term, or answer, in the same denomination as the second, or that to which the second was reduced. EXAMPLE If 2 yards of muslin cost 4 shillings,...

## The practice and theory of arithmetic

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,...

## Elements of arithmetic for the use of schools

William Scott - Arithmetic - 1854 - 230 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...

## The Practical Miner's Guide: Comprising a Set of Trigonometrical Tables ...

John Budge - Mining engineering - 1854 - 218 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...

## The New Federal Calculator, Or Scholar's Assistant

Thomas Tucker Smiley - Arithmetic - 1854 - 196 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...