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" Then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term: the quotient will be the fourth term, or answer. "
The Theory and Practice of Surveying: Containing All the Instructions ... - Page 2
by Robert Gibson - 1811 - 508 pages
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The North American Arithmetic: For Advanced Scholars. part third

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, and divide the 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...
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The Private Instructor, Or Mathematics Simplified: Comprising Every Thing ...

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...
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The Western Calculator, Or, A New and Compendious System of Practical ...

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...
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Ruger's Arithmetick, with Questions and Answers: A New System of Arithmetick ...

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...
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Welch's Improved American Arithmetic: Adapted to the Currency of the United ...

Arithmetic - 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...
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Arithmetic on the Productive System: Accompanied by a Key and Cubical Blocks

Roswell Chamberlain Smith - Arithmetic - 1841 - 311 pages
...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 te the fourth term or answer. A. $720. 14. If 20 pounds of butter cost 85, what...
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The United States Calculator: Or, Arithmetic Simplified, in Dollars and ...

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...
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A system of arithmetic

John Husband (math. master, Berwick.) - 1841
...first; but if the answer ought to be less, make the less the second, and the greater the first term. Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first, the quotient is the fourth term in the same name as the third. If any of the terms are compound reduce...
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United States Calculator: Or, Arithmetic Simplified

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...
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An epitome of navigation, and nautical astronomy, with the improved lunar tables

Janet Taylor - Nautical astronomy - 1842
...the first and third terms may be of the same kind, and the second the same as the number required. Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term, then the quoticnt will be the answer in the same С denomination as the second term, observing to point...
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