| Edward Liddell (writer on arithmetic.) - 1860 - 160 pages
...the first place. (4). Reduce (if necessary) the first and second terms to the same denomination. (5). **Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first** term ; the result will be the answer required. We may either leave the fourth place in the statement... | |
| John Budge - 1860 - 214 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 ? As 3 : 20 : : 14... | |
| John Robertson (LL.D., of Upton Park sch.) - 1861 - 140 pages
...less in the second term, according as the answer ought to be more or less than the third term. Then **multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first.** Compound Proportion or Double Rule of Three consists of several simple proportions united into one... | |
| Edward Liddell (writer on arithmetic.) - 1861 - 190 pages
...the first place. (4). Reduce (if necessary) the first and second terms to the same denomination. (5). **Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first** term ; the result will be the answer required. We may either leave the fourth place in the statement... | |
| Thomas Kentish (of London.) - 1861 - 372 pages
...6 on A — that is, A 2 4 Or, _ B 36 A 3 6 29. Now to solve questions of this kind numerically, we **multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first.** To put the above operation into a formula, therefore, it will stand as follows : 3_xjl 2 which is to... | |
| Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1861 - 496 pages
...place, and when less, write the less there, and the remaining term in the second place : III. Then **multiply the second and third terms together and divide the product by the first.** This rule gives, when quantity and cost are considered ; quantity : quantity : : cost : cost. When... | |
| Emerson Elbridge White - Arithmetic (Commercial), 1861 - 1861 - 348 pages
...the second term, and the greater for the first. Then divide the product of the second and third terms **by the first; the quotient will be the fourth term, or answer.** !•: xu in j. i .- -i . 2. If 5 peaches cost as much as 7 apples, how many apples can you buy for... | |
| S. M. Saxby - Marine engines - 1862 - 200 pages
...2 : 5 :: 6 : 15 and in this case the 15 was found by the Eule of Three : the rule in which is — " **Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first,** and the quotient will be the answer." 4. But we must know what this " Eule of Three " really is, and... | |
| Olinthus Gregory - 1863 - 482 pages
...same denomination ; and if the second term be a compound one, reduce it to the lowest name mentioned. **Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first,** and the quotient will be the answer, in the same denomination to which you reduced the second term.... | |
| Robert Johnston (F.R.G.S.) - 1863 - 258 pages
...20 159610 ing to the Rule, the first and second 7 terms to shillings, and then multiply 2,0)111727,0 **the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first** 12)558631g( = i) term 20, which gives 55863| the 2,0)465,5 3| ""s• in Pence- £232 15s. 3ħd. Ans.... | |
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