| Nathan Daboll - 1839 - 220 pages
...the least of the two remaining numbers for the second term, and the greater for the first term ; then **multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first** term, and the quotient will be the answer in the same name of the third term. EXAMPLES. 1. If 6 yards... | |
| Frederick Emerson - Arithmetic - 1839 - 300 pages
...the fourth, make the less of the two remaining terms the Jirst term, and the greater the second: 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. 1. If I buy 871 yards of cotton cloth for 78... | |
| Roswell Chamberlain Smith - 1839 - 308 pages
...operation ? A. Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide their product by the first term ; **the quotient will be the fourth term, or answer, in the same denomination** with the third term. Q. How may this process of multiplying and dividing be, in moet cases, materially... | |
| Calvin Tracy - Arithmetic - 1840 - 316 pages
...the first term ; then multiply the second and third terms together for a dividend, and divide their **product by the first : the quotient will be the fourth term, or answer,** and of the same denomination as the third term. Note 1st. — If the third term consists of different... | |
| Arithmetic - 1841 - 200 pages
...denomination; and reduce the middle number, or term, into the lowest denomination mentioned; then (') **multiply the second and third terms together, and...product by the first; the quotient will be (") the** answer, or fourth term sought; and always will be (1') of the same denomination as the middle term... | |
| Roswell Chamberlain Smith - Arithmetic - 1841 - 324 pages
...the means is 21,600, which, being divided by one of the extremes, gives a quotient of 720. That is, **multiply the second and third terms together, and...divide the product by the first ; the quotient will** te the fourth term or answer. A. $720. 14. If 20 pounds of butter cost 85, what will 80 pounds cost... | |
| John Husband (math. master, Berwick.) - 1841 - 126 pages
...first; but if the answer ought to be less, make the less the second, and the greater the first term. **Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first, the quotient** is the fourth term in the same name as the third. If any of the terms are compound reduce the first... | |
| John M'Nevin - Arithmetic - 1841 - 300 pages
...the third, (or antecedent) to the fourth, (or its consequent.) Q. How is the operation performed? A. **Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first.** Q,. What is the first antecedent called? A. An antecedent of the first relation. Q. What is the second... | |
| William Ruger - Arithmetic - 1841 - 268 pages
...Prepare the given terms, as in Multiplication, and state the question the same as in whole numbers ; then **multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first** : Or, invert the first term, and multiply the three together, as in Multiplication ; the last product... | |
| John M'Nevin - Arithmetic - 1841 - 300 pages
...the third, (or antecedent) to the fourth, (or its consequent.) Q. How is the operation performed? A. **Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first.** Q. What is the first antecedent called? A. An antecedent of the first relation. Q. What is the second... | |
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