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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
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The High School Arithmetic: Containig All the Matter Usually Presented in a ...

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...
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A Treatise on Arithmetic

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...
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Elementary Arithmetic for Canadian Schools

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...
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New Elementary Algebra: Designed for Common and High Schools and Academies

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...
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The civil service arithmetic. [With] A key. [With] A key, Volume 1

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...
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Army and civil service examination papers in arithmetic

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...
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A treatise on arithmetic. [With] Key, Volume 1

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...
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Concise system of arithmetic, re-arranged and enlarged by A. Trotter

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...
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Complete Graded Arithmetic, Oral and Written: Upon the Inductive Method of ...

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...
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Second Book in Arithmetic: Comprising Four Years of Oral and Written Work in ...

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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