| Philotus Dean - Arithmetic - 1874 - 472 pages
...when the answer should be greater than the third term; otherwise write the less far the second term. **Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first** term. NOTE 1. — If the number sought is made any other term of the proportion than the fourth, each... | |
| James Hamblin Smith, Thomas Kirkland, Scott, William, b. 1845 - Arithmetic - 1877 - 376 pages
...place; if less, in the first. Then having reduced the first and second terms to the same denomination, **multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first** term. The quotient will be the answer required. NOTE. — After the third term has been written down... | |
| Barnard Smith, Archibald McMurchy - Arithmetic - 1879 - 192 pages
...second terms together for a final second term, and retain the former third term. In this final stating **multiply the second and third terms together and divide...the product by the first. The quotient will be the** answer to the question in the denomination to which the third term was reduced. Ex. 1. If 5 men oarn... | |
| Shelton Palmer Sanford - Algebra - 1879 - 348 pages
...Arithmetic, where we have three terms given to find a fourth. The rule as practised in Arithmetic is to " **multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first** ;" which is equivalent to saving that The last extreme is equal to the product of the tiro means, divided... | |
| Robert Johnston (F.R.G.S.) - 1879 - 318 pages
...least of the other two in the second place. 3°. Then divide the product of the second and third terms **by the first; the quotient will be the fourth term or answer.** CA8E L 124. When the three given terms are each of one denomination. Various Departments, Ex. 1. A... | |
| Arthur Dawson Clarke - 1880 - 286 pages
...numbers. (iv.) Cancel, if possible, the first and second terms, or the first and third terms. (v.) **Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first** term, and the resulting answer will be of the same denomination as the third term. If 32 Ibs. of sugar... | |
| James Thomson - 1880 - 412 pages
...yards, and that the third term is in one denomination, namely, shillings, we multiply the numbers in **the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the** number in the first term. The result of this operation is the number 5, which is the number expressing... | |
| A. Melrose - 1881 - 314 pages
...Reduce the first and second terms to the same name, and the third term to the lowest name in it ; then **multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first** term for the answer in that name to which the third term was reduced. Ex. 1. — If 12 acres of land... | |
| James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1882 - 414 pages
...other numbers in pairs, or two of a kind, and arrange them as in simple proportion. (Art. 687.) III. **Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the** product of the first terms. The quotient will be the answer. PROOF. — // the product of the first... | |
| Arithmetic - 1882 - 392 pages
...term is to be less than the third term. III. To find the fourth or required term :— Multiply all **the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the** product of the first terms. Adapt remarks a, b, after rule for simple proportion, 164, to apply to... | |
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