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An Elementary Treatise on Algebra: Designed as First Lessons in That Science ...
Horatio Nelson Robinson
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Page 51 - Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, and write the result as the first term of the quotient. Multiply the whole divisor by the first term of the quotient, and subtract the product from the dividend.
Page 204 - Here we discover the important property, that, in an arithmetical progression, the sum of the extremes is equal to the sum of any other two terms equally distant from the extremes.
Page 224 - Conversely, if the product of two quantities is equal to the product of two other quantities, the first two may be made the extremes, and the other two the means of a proportion.
Page 162 - The number of periods will indicate the number of figures in the root. Thus, the square root of 83,740,801 must contain...
Page 16 - If equal quantities be divided by the same, or by equal quantities, the quotients will be equal. 5. If the same quantity be both added to and subtracted from another, the value of the latter will not be altered.
Page 207 - One hundred stones being placed on the ground in a straight line, at the distance of 2 yards from each other, how far will a person travel who shall bring them one by one to a basket, placed at 2 yards from the first stone ? Ans.
Page 200 - B set out from two towns, which were distant 247 miles, and travelled the direct road till they met. A went 9 miles a day ; and the number of days, at the end of which they met, was greater by 3 than the number of miles which B went in a day. How many miles did each go ? 17.
Page 180 - It is required to divide the number 14 into two such parts that the quotient of the greater divided by the less, may be to the quotient of the less divided by the greater as 16 to 9.