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Page 160 - AB into two parts, so that the rectangle contained by the whole line and one of the parts, shall be equal to the square on the other part.
Page 50 - That is, the exponent of a letter in the quotient is equal to its exponent in the dividend minus its exponent in the divisor. For example, — = a*~".
Page 161 - the second value is in this case not to be taken, for it is inadequate ; people do not approve of negative roots.
Page 111 - Multiply each term of one polynomial by each term of the other polynomial and then simplify.
Page 117 - The square root of a fraction may be found by taking the square root of the numerator and the square root of the denominator, and making them the numerator and denominator of a new fraction, thus V4o^_2a 8lP"*9F
Page 199 - A mule and a donkey were going to market laden with wheat. The mule said : " If you give me one measure, I should carry twice as much as you ; but if I give you one, we should have equal burdens.
Page 149 - If he had received $1 a day less than he did, he would have been obliged to work 5 days longer to earn the same sum. How many days did he work ? Generalize.
Page 169 - The product of all the different factors, each factor being taken the greatest number of times it occurs in any of the given expressions, is the lowest common multiple required.