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A New Introduction to the Science of Algebra... - Page 78
by Silas Totten - 1836 - 304 pages
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Decimal arithmetic made perfect: or, The management of infinite decimals ...

John Marsh (writing-master.) - Decimal fractions - 1742 - 197 pages
...12, as 7 is to 28 ; or 3 is to 7, ağ i2 is to 28. And when four Numbers.are thus Proportional, then the Product of the Means is equal to the Product of the Extreams. For 12x7=84 the Product of the Means. And 3x28=84 the Product of the Extreams. Wherefore...
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The Young Algebraist's Companion ...: New Ed. To which is Added a Supplement ...

Daniel Fenning - Algebra - 1802 - 219 pages
...in .if., either continued or interrupted (provided the interruption be between the 2d and 3d term), the product of the means is equal to the product of the extremes. EXAMPLE. Let the 4 numbers be 5, 15, 26, and 78 interrupted; then 5 x 78 = 15 x 26= 390. It will be...
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A Course of Mathematics ...: Designed for the Use of the Officers ..., Volume 2

Isaac Dalby - Mathematics - 1806
...ac Or thus, since - z= -. • ba and f = > therefore 1=7. hdbh 68. If 4 quantities are proportional, the product of the means is equal to the product of the extremes. Thus suppose a : b : : c : d Then ad = he. For ? = ^ (s+)i and multiplying both fractions by W we have...
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The youth's assistant in theoretic and practical arithmetic, : designed fo ...

Zadock Thompson - Arithmetic - 1828 - 225 pages
...nomher to their price, and this must he ohvious from what was said in article 191. 195. Since, in every proportion, the product of the means is equal to the product of the extremes, one of these products may he taken for the other. Now if we divide the product of the means hy one...
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Elements of geometry: with practical applications, for the use of schools

Timothy Walker - Geometry - 1829 - 104 pages
...continued proportion. Thus 6 : 9 : : 10 : 15 : : 8 : 12 is a continued proportion. 63. — In every proportion, the product of the means is equal to the product of the extremes — . For if two equal fractions be reduced to a common denomination, their numerators must be equal....
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The student's algebra

John Darby (teacher of mathematics.) - 1829
...are read, a is to b as c to d; therefore -r- = —r 2. When four quantities are proportionals, tha product of the means is equal to the product of the extremes ; that is, if a ; b ; ' c ; d, then will ad = be. Also, if a ; 6 ; rb ; c, then will ac = 62. Whence...
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First Lessons in Plane Geometry: Together with an Application of Them to the ...

Francis Joseph Grund - Geometry, Plane - 1830 - 255 pages
...in a geometrical proportion (Theory of prop. prin. 3d); that is, we have AD : HD = DG : BD ; and as in every geometrical proportion the product of the means is equal to that of the extremes (Theory of prop, princ. 8th), we have HD multiplied by DG equal to AD multiplied...
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A description of the visible numerator: with instructions for its use ...

Oliver A. Shaw - Arithmetic - 1832 - 95 pages
...The other principles of the doctrine of proportion may also be demonstrated; as the proposition that the product of the means is equal to the product of the extremes, proportion by alternation, or that if the first term be to the second as the third is to the fourth,...
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The youth's assistant in theorhetic [sic] and practical arithmetic: designed ...

Zadock Thompson - Arithmetic - 1832 - 168 pages
...product of the first and fourth equals the product of the second and third, or, in other words, that the product of the means is equal to the product of the extremes. 194. In the proportion, 4 : 6 : : 12 : 18, the order of the terms may be altered without destroying...
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The youth's assistant in theorhetic [sic] and practical arithmetic: designed ...

Zadock Thompson - Arithmetic - 1832 - 168 pages
...product of the first and fourth equals the product of the second and third, or, in other words, that the product of the means is equal to the product of the may stand, 4 : 12 : : 6 : 18, or 18 : 12 : : 6 : 4, or 18 : 6 :": 12 • 4 or 6 : 4 : : 18 : 12, or...
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