| John Bonnycastle - Trigonometry - 1806 - 419 pages
...others were taken. In the second method, having stated the proportion, according to the proper rule, **multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first,** and the quotient will be the fourth term required, for the natural numbers. Or, in working by logarithms,... | |
| James Thompson - Arithmetic - 1808 - 172 pages
...term ; and that which is of the same name or quality with the answer required, the second term. Then **multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first.** The quotient will be the fourth term or answer, in the same name or denomination as the second term... | |
| Arithmetic - 1811 - 198 pages
...DIRECT PROPORTION. RULE. « Prepare the given terms, if necessary, and state them 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 tejgms together, as in Multiplication. * EXAMPLES.... | |
| Francis Nichols - Plane trigonometry - 1811 - 128 pages
...analogy be formed according to the proper rule above delivered; then, if the natural numbers be used, **multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first;** the quotient will be the fourth term required. If logarithms be used, add the logarithms of the second... | |
| Robert Gibson, D. P. Adams - Surveying - 1811 - 508 pages
...as much greater, or less than the third, as the second term is greater, or less than the first, 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 denomination with the third term. EXAMPLES.... | |
| Oliver Welch - Arithmetic - 1812 - 231 pages
...denomination ; and reduce the middle number, or term, into the lowest denomination mentioned : then **multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first** ; the quotient will be the answer, or fourth term sought ; and always will be of the same depomiiuition... | |
| John Gough, W. Atkinson - Arithmetic - 1813 - 348 pages
...fraction must be of th« same name or kind, and reduced to fractions of the same name or denominator. **Multiply the second and third terms together and divide the product by the first;** the quotient is the fourth term required ; due regard being had to the rules laid down for multiplying,... | |
| Charles Butler - Mathematics - 1814
...in either. Likewise the second term must be reduced to the lowest denomination mentioned in it. IV. **Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first** ; the quotient will be the fourth term, or answer, in the same denomination into which the second term... | |
| John Poole - 1815
...namely, shillings. Q. Having attended to the three given terms, what do you proceed to do next? — A. I **multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first.** Q. Is not this last mentioned operation the main rule in the Rule of Three Direct?— A. Yes. Q. In... | |
| George G. Carey - Business & Economics - 1818 - 574 pages
...means. Hence results the following rule for finding a fourth proportional to three given numbers. BULE. **Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first,** and the quotient is the answer, or fourth proportional. EXAMPLE I. Required a fourth proportional to... | |
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