| Jeremiah Day - Algebra - 1814 - 303 pages
...to attend to multiplication by positive whole numbers. This, according to the definition (Art. 90) **is taking the multiplicand as many times, as there are units in the multiplier.** Suppose a is to be multiplied by 6, and that b stands for 3. There are, then, three units in the multiplier... | |
| Jeremiah Day - Algebra - 1820 - 332 pages
...also called multiplication. According to this view of the subject / 90. MULTIPLYING BY A WHOLE NUMBER **is TAKING THE MULTIPLICAND AS MANY TIMES, AS THERE ARE UNITS IN THE MULTIPLIER. Multiplying by** I , is taking the multiplicand once, as a. Multiplying by 2, is taking the multiplicand twice, as a+a.... | |
| Etienne Bézout, François Peyrard, Noble Heath - Arithmetic - 1825 - 236 pages
...idea which we have given of multiplication, we see that we could perform this operation by writing **the multiplicand as many times as there are units in the multiplier,** and afterward performing the addition. For instance, to multiply 7 by 3, we could write 7 + 7 + 7,... | |
| Roswell Chamberlain Smith, Nathan Daboll - Mathematics - 1826 - 107 pages
...a fraction? for doubtless it has appeared rather strange. In multiplying by a whole number we take **the multiplicand as many times as there are units in the multiplier;** and in multiplying by one then, how many times do you take the multiplicand! Ans. 1. Give an example... | |
| Roswell Chamberlain Smith - Arithmetic - 1827 - 196 pages
...fraction, for doubtless it has appeared rather strange. In multiplying by a whole number, we talte **the multiplicand as many times as there are units in the multiplier** ; and in multiplying by one then ; how many times do you take the multiplicand ? A. 1. Give an example.... | |
| B. M. Tyler - Arithmetic - 1827 - 287 pages
...answer by adding ; but when the multiplier is a large number, it would be very tedious to set down **the multiplicand as many times as there are units in the multiplier,** and be obliged to add them up. This shows the great utility of multiplication. 8. What is the price... | |
| Jeremiah Day - 1832
...also called multiplication. According to the view of the subject ; 90. MULTIPLYING BY A WHOLE NUMBER **is TAKING THE MULTIPLICAND AS MANY TIMES, AS THERE...Multiplying by 2, is taking the multiplicand twice, as** a-|-o. * Newton's Universal Arithmetic, p. 4. Maseres on the Negative Sign, Sec. II. Camus' Arithmetic,... | |
| Jeremiah Day - Algebra - 1832 - 332 pages
...to this view of the subject 5 90. MULTIPLYING BY A WHOLE NUMBER is TAKING THE MULTIPLICAND AS MANF **TIMES, AS THERE ARE UNITS IN THE MULTIPLIER. Multiplying by 1, is taking the multiplicand** o?ice, as a. Multiplying by 2, is taking the multiplicand twice, as a+a. *Newton's Universal Arithmetic,... | |
| William Ruger - Arithmetic - 1832 - 263 pages
...the right to the left. SUPPLEMENT TO MULTIPLICATION. Multiplying by a mixed number, as 6J, 5J, &c. **is taking the multiplicand as many times as there are units in the multiplier** ; and likewise taking a part of the multiplicand as many times as there are like portions of a unit... | |
| Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1833 - 270 pages
...altering the product. We see from the above examples, that any product may be found by setting down **the multiplicand as many times as there are units in the multiplier,** and adding all the numbers together. $ 31. Multiplication is therefore a short method of addition.... | |
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