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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 Practical Miner's Guide: Comprising a Set of Trigonometrical Tables ...

John Budge - Mining engineering - 1845 - 248 pages
...SHROUD-LAID* ROPE. RULE — State the question as in direct proportion, square the first and third terms, multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first. EXAMPLE. How many standard yarns, or threads, are there in a 14-inch capstan rope ? in. yarns. in....
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A familiar explanation of the higher parts of arithmetic

rev. Frederick Calder - 1848 - 190 pages
...and if the third term consist of several denominations, reduce it to the lowest name mentioned. Then multiply the second and third terms together, and...the product by the first: the quotient will be the answer or fourth term, expressed in the same denomination as that in which the third term was left....
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A Treatise on Mental Arithmetic, in theory and practice

Isaiah Steen - 1848 - 270 pages
...that place. Then, the first two terms being reduced to the same simple denomination, when necessary, multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term; the quotient is the answer, or fourth proportional required; and it is always of the same denomination...
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An Arithmetical Dictionary, Or Book of Reference: Comprising a System of ...

William B. Young - Ready-reckoners - 1848 - 322 pages
...second Terms to the same Jenomination, and to the lowest denomination mentioned in either of them@ ihen multiply the second and third Terms together, and divide the product by the first Term, the result will be the fourth Term or answer, in the same de nomination to which the third Term...
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Daboll's Complete Schoolmaster's Assistant: Being a Plain Comprehensive ...

Nathan Daboll, David Austin Daboll - Arithmetic - 1849 - 249 pages
...the least of the two remaining numbers fqr 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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Scribner's Engineers' and Mechanics' Companion: Comprising United States ...

J. M. Scribner - Mechanical engineering - 1849 - 264 pages
...of the two remaining numbers for the second term, and the greater for the first ; and in either case multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first for the answer, which will always be of the same denomination as the third term. NOTE. — If the first...
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Putnam's Arithmetic

Rufus Putnam - Arithmetic - 1849 - 276 pages
...for the second term, and the other for the first. Divide the product of the second and third terms by the first; the quotient will be the fourth term or answer. The first and second terms must be of the same denomination ; the fourth will be of the same denomination...
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A New System of Arithmetic on an Improved Plan

Charles Guilford Burnham - 1850 - 352 pages
...expresses the demand, for the first, and the remaining term of the condition for the second term. II. Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first. III. If the first or second terms consist of different denominations, reduce both to the lowest mentioned....
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An Elementary Arithmetic Serving as an Introduction to the Higher Arithmetic

George Roberts Perkins - Arithmetic - 1850 - 372 pages
...written the three terms of the proportion, or, as usually expressed, having stated the question, then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term. NOTE. — Since there is a ratio between the firsthand second terms, they must be reduced to...
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The American Arithmetic: In which the Principles of Numbers are Explained ...

James Robinson - Arithmetic - 1850 - 340 pages
...third term by the numerator, or second term, and divide the product by the denominator, or first term; the quotient will be the fourth term, or answer, in the same denomination as the third term. When the first and second terms are compound numbers, or when they are of different...
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