# School Algebra

American Book Company, 1909 - Algebra - 316 pages

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Page 62 - 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 251 - In any proportion the product of the means is equal to the product of the extremes.
Page 261 - ... is equal to the sum of the volumes of three spheres whose radii are 3, 4, 5 inches.
Page 251 - If the product of two numbers -is equal to the product of two other numbers, either pair may be made the means, and the other pair the extremes, of a proportion.
Page 191 - In the first term, the exponent of a is the same as the exponent of the power to which the binomial is raised ; and it decreases by one in each succeeding term.
Page 270 - 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 146 - If the first of three quantities is greater than the second, and the second is greater than the third, then the first is greater than the third.
Page 317 - ALTHOUGH these books can be used to excellent advantage in teaching children how to read, the main purpose of the series is to teach them what to read; to create and foster a taste for good literature. The selections are carefully made and graded. *[[ The books for the primary grades include selections from the Mother Goose Melodies, nursery classics, fairy stories from Hans Christian Andersen, and the Grimm brothers, ^Esop's Fables, memory gems, children's poems by such...
Page 252 - If four magnitudes are in proportion, the sum of the first and second is to their difference as the sum of the third and fourth is to their difference.
Page 62 - ... of the divisor; multiply the divisor by this term of the quotient, subtract the product from the corresponding terms of the dividend, and to the remainder bring down another term of the dividend.