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" HOW divided, of the algebraic analysis may be divided into two classes : those which are known or given, and those which are unknown or sought. The Howrepre- known are uniformly represented by the first letters of the alphabet, a, b, c, d, &c. ; and the... "
Elements of Algebra: Including Strums' Theorem - Page 12
1847 - 368 pages
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A Treatise on the Elements of Algebra

Bewick Bridge - Algebra - 1821 - 227 pages
...Algebraic Method of Notation. 1. Quantities whose values are known or determined, are generally expressed by the first letters of the Alphabet, a, b, c, d, &c. ; and unknown or undetermined quantities are commonly represented by the last letters of the Alphabet, x,...
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Universal Technological Dictionary: Or, Familiar Explanations of ..., Volume 2

George Crabb - Industrial arts - 1823
...or negative. — Known Quantities are those which are given or admitted as known, which are usually represented by the first letters of the alphabet, a, b, c, d, e, fyc. — Unknown Quantities are those, the values of which not being known are to be sought for...
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The Elements of Algebra ...

James Wood - Algebra - 1825 - 305 pages
...such quantities and their relations, is called Algebra. Known or determined quantities are usually represented by the first letters of the alphabet, a, b, c, d, &c. and unknown or undetermined quantities, by the last, y, x, w, &c. The following signs are made use of to...
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A Hand-book, Or, Concise Dictionary of Terms Used in the Arts and Sciences

Walter Hamilton (M.R.A.S.) - Science - 1825 - 451 pages
...affected with the sign — (minus) prefixed or supposed. QUANTITIES (given.) In Algebra, these are denoted by the first letters of the alphabet, a, b, c, d, &c. ; the quantities sought by the last letters, z, y, x, &c. QUANTITY. In Grammar, this denotes the measure...
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Elements of arithmetic, algebra and geometry

George Lees - Algebra - 1826 - 207 pages
...specified to such as are given or known. And, with a view to a more complete distinction, known or given quantities are represented by the first letters of the alphabet, a, b, c, d, &c. ; and those which are unknown by the last, at, y, ss, &c. 3. To express the relations which quantities bear...
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A concise system of mathematics

Alexander Ingram - 1830
...is necessary to represent the known quantities by letters, as well as the unknown ones. The former are represented by the first letters of the alphabet, a, b, c, &c. and the unknown ones by the last letters, x, y, z, &c. The question is translated into equations,...
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A commentary on Newton's Principia: With a supplementary volume. Designed ...

John Martin Frederick Wright - 1833
...be made less or greater. Constants, as such quantities may briefly be called, are denoted generally by the first letters of the alphabet, a, b, c, d, &c. A definite quantity is a GIVEN VALUE of a quantity essentially variable. Definite quantities are denoted...
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Elements of analytical geometry: embracing the equations of the point, the ...

Charles Davies - Geometry, Analytic - 1836 - 352 pages
...may be necessary to establish the relations which exist between them. 2. Represent the known lines by the first letters of the alphabet, a, b, c, d, &c. ; and the required lines by x, y, z, &c. 3. Consider the geometrical relations which exist between the known...
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Principles of the differential and integral calculus: familiarly illustrated ...

William Ritchie - History - 1836 - 174 pages
...supposed to increase or decrease at a uniform rate. The former are called Constant Quantities, and are represented by the first letters of the alphabet, a, b, c, Sac. ; the latter are called Variable Quantities, and are represented by the last letters x, y, z....
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The mechanical Euclid, containing the elements of mechanics and hydrostatics

William Whewell - 1837
...such quantities and their relations, is called ALGEBRA. Known or determined quantities are usually represented by the first letters of the alphabet a, b, c, d, &c. and unknown or undetermined quantities by the last y, ae, w, &c. The following signs are made use of to...
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