| G. Morrison - Arithmetic - 1851
...greater than the third, place the least of the other two terms as the first ; but it' less, the contrary. **Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first,** and the quotient is the answer, and which is always of the same name with that to which the third term... | |
| George Roberts Perkins - Arithmetic - 1851 - 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** thejlrst term. NOTE.—Since there is a ratio between the first and second terms, they mast be reduced... | |
| Charles Davies - 1852 - 336 pages
...number named in connection with it for the first term, and the remaining number for the second term. II. **Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term** : Or, Multiply the third term by the ratio of the first and second. NOTES. — 1. If the first and... | |
| rev. Frederick Calder - 1852
...so : and if the third term consist of several denominations, reduce it to the lowest name 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, expressed in the same denomination as that in which... | |
| Joseph Bateman - Excise tax - 1852 - 341 pages
...cases, whether the question relates to whole or mixcd numbers or to decimals, and is as follows: — **Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first** ; the quoticnt is the answer.* * This rule was formerly ealled the " Rule of Thrce," beeause, in ench... | |
| William Frederick Greenfield - 1853
...the first and second, or the first and third, terms have any common divisor, divide them hy it. 6. **Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first.** 7. The quotient will be the answer required, in the denomination to which the third term was reJuced,... | |
| Thomas Tucker Smiley - 1854
...second terms to the same denomination, and to the lowest denomination mentioned in either of them. 3. **Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term;** the result will be he fourth term, or answer, in the same denomination to which the third term was... | |
| John Budge - Mining engineering - 1854 - 218 pages
...SHROUD-LAID* ROPE. RULE — State the question as in direct proportion, square the first and third terms, **multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first.** EXAMPLE. How many standard yarns, or threads, are there in a 14-inch capstan rope ? 9)3920 Answer 435... | |
| William Scott - Arithmetic - 1854 - 215 pages
...less the consequent : then, having reduced the antecedent and consequent to the same denomination, **multiply the second and third terms together and divide the product by the first.** The result is the fourth term of the proportion, or the answer to the question. When the conditions... | |
| Charles Davies, William Guy Peck - Mathematics - 1855 - 592 pages
...corresponding element of the other cause the second term, and the remaining clement thc third term : **then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by** thf firtt. If 4 men can dig a ditch in 9 days, how many days will it require 18 men to dig it? Sailing... | |
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