| Robert Simson (master of Colebrooke house acad, Islington.) - 1838
...When the terms are stated and reduced, how do you proceed in order to find a fourth proportional? I **multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first,** the quotient is the answer. In what name are the product of the second and third terms, the quotient,... | |
| Thomas Holliday - 1838
...3.—By arithmetical computation. Having stated the question according to the proper rule or case, **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 number. But in working by logarithms,... | |
| Frederick Emerson - Arithmetic - 1839 - 288 pages
...than the fourth, make the less of the two remaining terms the Jirst term, and the greater the second: **then multiply the second and third terms together,...product by the first term: the quotient will be the** fourth. term, or answer. 1. If I buy 871 yards of cotton cloth for 78 dollars 39 cents, what is the... | |
| Nathan Daboll - 1839
...term, place the least of the two remaining numbers for the second term, and the greater for the first **term ; 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 name of the third term. EXAMPLES. 1. If 6 yards cost... | |
| Jason M. Mahan - Arithmetic - 1839 - 304 pages
...denomination, reduce both to the lowest in either, and the third to its lowest denomination mentioned. **Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first** : the quotient will be the answer to the question, in the same denomination you left the third term... | |
| Joseph Stockton - Arithmetic - 1839 - 203 pages
...the first, but if less place the greater for the first term, and the remaining one for the second. **Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first** ; the quotient will be the answer required. EXAMPLES. 1. If 30 horses plow 12 acres, how many will... | |
| Mathematics - 1841 - 218 pages
...the same 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 (1') of the same denomination... | |
| William Ruger - Arithmetic - 1841 - 263 pages
...Prepare the given terms, as in Multiplication, and state the question the same as in whole numbers ; **then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first** : Or, invert the first term, and multiply the three together, as in Multiplication ; the last product... | |
| John M'Nevin - Arithmetic - 1841 - 280 pages
...the third, (or antecedent) to the fourth, (or its consequent.) Q. How is the operation performed? A. **Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first.** Q,. What is the first antecedent called? A. An antecedent of the first relation. Q. What is the second... | |
| John M'Nevin - History - 1841 - 280 pages
...the third, (or antecedent) to the fourth, (or its consequent.) Q. How is the operation performed? A. **Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first.** Q. What is the first antecedent called? A. An antecedent of the first relation. Q. What is the second... | |
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