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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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Complete Schoolmaster's Assistant: Being a Plain Comprehensive System of ...

Nathan Daboll - 1839
...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...
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The North American Arithmetic: For Advanced Scholars. part third

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...
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Practical and Mental Arithmetic ...

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...
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A New System of Arithmetic: In which is Explained and Applied to Practical ...

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...
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Welch's Improved American Arithmetic: Adapted to the Currency of the United ...

Arithmetic - 1841 - 218 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...
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A system of arithmetic

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...
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United States Calculator: Or, Arithmetic Simplified

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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Ruger's Arithmetick, with Questions and Answers: A New System of Arithmetick ...

William Ruger - Arithmetic - 1841 - 263 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...
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The United States Calculator: Or, Arithmetic Simplified, in Dollars and ...

John M'Nevin - Arithmetic - 1841 - 280 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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Arithmetic on the Productive System: Accompanied by a Key and Cubical Blocks

Roswell Chamberlain Smith - Arithmetic - 1842 - 320 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...; the quotient will be the fourth term or answer. A. $720. 14. If 20 pounds of butter cost 85twhat will 80 pounds cost? 20 pounds : 80 pounds : : 5 dollars....
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