| George Roberts Perkins - Arithmetic - 1850 - 347 pages
...Having written the three terms of the proportion, or, as usually expressed, having stated the question, **then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term.** NOTE. — Since there is a ratio between the firsthand second terms, they must be reduced to the same... | |
| ROSWELL C. SMITH - 1850
...the means is 21,600, which, being divided by one of the extremes, gives a quotient of 720. That is, **multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first** ; the quotient will be the fourth term or answer. A. $720. 14. If 20 pounds of butter cost 85, what... | |
| Charles Guilford Burnham - 1850
...expresses the demand, for the first, and the remaining term of the condition for the second term. II. **Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first.** III. If the first or second terms consist of different denominations, reduce both to the lowest mentioned.... | |
| CHARLES DAVIES, LL.D - 1850
...least of the remaining numbers in the first place, but when it is less place the greater there. IV. **Then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the** ßrst term : the quotient will be the fourth term or answer sought, and will be of the same denomination... | |
| James B Dodd - 1850
...XLII. § 22-1. To find a FOURTH PROPORTIONAL to three given terms. 1. Multiply the second and third **together, and divide the product by the first term ; the quotient will be the** fourth term, in direct proportion. 2. An inverse fourth proportional may be found by interchanging... | |
| John Bonnycastle - 1851
...when necessary, to the same denomination, and the third to the lowest denomination mentioned in it. **Then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first,** and the quotient will be the answer, in the same denomination that the third term was reduced to ;... | |
| Mrs. Janet Taylor - Transportation - 1851
...the first and third terms may be of the same kind, and the second the same am the number required. **Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term,** then the quotient will be the answer in the same denomination as the second term, observing to point... | |
| Francis Lieber - 1851
...less, place the greater of these two terms on the left, and the less in the middle; and in both cases, **multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term** for the answer, which will always be of the same denomination as the third term.—Note I. If the first... | |
| JOHN L. TALBOTT - 1851
...of them till they are; and, if the third consist of several denominations, reduce it to the lowest, **then Multiply the second and third terms together and divide the product by the FIRST,** and the quotient will be the fourth term or answer. NOTE.— The answer will be of the same denomination... | |
| Thomas Gamaliel Bradford - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1851
...less, place the greater of these two terms on the left, and the less in the middle ; and in both cases, **multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term** for the answer, which will always be of the same denomination as the third term. — Note 1. If the... | |
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