| Roswell Chamberlain Smith - 1843
...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 be the fourth term or answer. A. $720. 14. If 20 pounds of butter cost 65, what will... | |
| W. H. Crank - Arithmetic - 1843 - 316 pages
...the third to the lowest term named in it ; then having cancelled (if the question will admit of it) **multiply the second and third terms together and divide the product by the first** ; the quotient will be of the same denomination as that in which the third term was left. Ex.— If... | |
| Charles Waterhouse - Arithmetic - 1844 - 216 pages
...term, write the less of the two remaining numbers for the second term, and the other for the first **Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first** term, and the quotient will be the answer. If the first and second terras be compound numbers, reduce... | |
| William Watson (of Beverley.) - 1845
...Bring the first and third into one name, and the second into the lowest name mentioned in it. 3. — **Multiply the second and third terms together and divide the product by the first,** the quotient will be the answer to the question in the same name the second term was brought into.... | |
| William Lane (of Worthing.) - 1845
...necessary, to the same name, and reduce the third term to the lowest denomination it contains. Then **multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first** term, and the quotient will be the answer to the question, in the same denomination that the third... | |
| Arithmetic - 1845 - 198 pages
...VULGAR FRACTIONS. RULE. Prepare the given terms, if necessary, and state (hem as in whole numbers ; **multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first** Or, Invert the dividing term, and multiply the three terms together, as in Multiplication. EXAMPLES.... | |
| John Budge - Mining engineering - 1845 - 218 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.... | |
| Frederick Emerson - History - 1846
...than the third, make the less of the two remaining terms the second term, and the greater the first. **Multiply the second, and third terms together, and divide the product by the first** term: the quotient will be the fourth term, or answer. If there are different denominations in the... | |
| James Bates Thomson - Mathematics - 1846 - 336 pages
...term, and t/ce other for the first. III. Finally, multiplying the second and third terms together, **divide the product by the first, and the quotient will be the** answer in the same denomination as the third term. PROOF. — Multiply the first term and the answer... | |
| James Bates Thomson - 1846
...second term, and the other for the first. III. Finally, multiplying the second and third terms together, **divide the product by the first, and the quotient will be the** answer in the same denomination as the third term. PROOF. — Multiply the first term and the answer... | |
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