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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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A Practical and Theoretical System of Arithmetic: Containing Several New ...

George Willson - Arithmetic - 1836 - 202 pages
...mentioned in it.* * It is often better to reduce the lower denominations to the decimal of the highest. 3. Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first, and the quotient will be the answer, in that denomination which the third term was left in. In arranging...
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A System of Geometry and Trigonometry, with a Treatise on Surveying: In ...

Abel Flint - Geometry - 1837 - 356 pages
...is calculated accordingly. GENERAL ROLE. 1. State the question in every case, as already taught : 2. Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first. The manner of taking natural sines and tangents from the tables, is the same as for logarithmic sines and...
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The Common School Arithmetic ...: To which is Added a Dictionary of ...

Peirpont Edward Bates Botham - Arithmetic - 1837 - 238 pages
...question. The first and third terms must be of one name. The second term of -divers denominations. Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term ; the quotient thence arising will be the Answer. OBS. This rule is founded on the obvious principle,...
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Practical Mercantile Arithmetic: In which the Theory and Practice of ...

Luther Ainsworth - Arithmetic - 1837 - 308 pages
...direct, multiply the second and third terms together, and divide their product by the first term, and the quotient will be the fourth term or answer, in the same denomination you left the second term in, arid must be brought to the denomination required by the question. Q....
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The parent's guide to a liberal ... education; containing a selection of ...

Robert Simson (master of Colebrooke house acad, Islington.) - 1838 - 206 pages
...When the terms are stated and reduced, how do you proceed in order to find a fourth proportional? I multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first, the quotient is the answer. In what name are the product of the second and third terms, the quotient, and the remainder...
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A complete treatise on Practical Land-Surveying, etc

Thomas Holliday - Surveying - 1838 - 404 pages
...3.—By arithmetical computation. Having stated the question according to the proper rule or case, multiply the second and third terms together and divide the product by the first, and the quotient will be the fourth term required for the natural number. But in working by logarithms,...
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A Practical and Theoretical System of Arithmetic: Containing a New System of ...

George Willson - Arithmetic - 1838 - 194 pages
...mentioned in it.* * It is often better to reduce the lower denominations to tha daeimil f the highest 3. Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first, and the quotient will be the answer, in that denomination which the third term was bft in. In arranging...
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The Private Instructor, Or Mathematics Simplified: Comprising Every Thing ...

Jason M. Mahan - Arithmetic - 1839 - 304 pages
...denomination, reduce both to the lowest in either, and the third to its lowest denomination mentioned. Multiply the second and third terms together, and...the product by the first : the quotient will be the answer to the question, in the same denomination you left the third term in. Proof. — Invert the...
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The Western Calculator, Or, A New and Compendious System of Practical ...

Joseph Stockton - Arithmetic - 1839 - 216 pages
...the first, but if less place the greater for the first term, and the remaining one for the second. Multiply the second and third terms together, and...the product by the first ; the quotient will be the answer required. EXAMPLES. 1. If 30 horses plow 12 acres, how many will 40 horses plow in the same...
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The Western Calculator, Or, A New and Compendious System of Practical ...

Joseph Stockton - Arithmetic - 1839 - 216 pages
...the middle term (if compound) to its lowest, and proceed according to the following -* RULE. \ Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first; the quotient wilfbe the fourth term, or answer, in the same name with the PROOF. Invert the question, making the...
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