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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 Youth's Assistant in Theoretic and Practical Arithmetic: Designed for ... - Page 68
by Zadock Thompson - 1848 - 168 pages
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A Treatise on Plane and Spherical Trigonometry: With Their Most Useful ...

John Bonnycastle - Trigonometry - 1806 - 419 pages
...others were taken. In the second method, having stated the proportion, according to the proper rule, 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 numbers. Or, in working by logarithms,...
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The American Tutor's Guide: Being a Compendium of Arithmetic. In Six Parts ...

James Thompson - Arithmetic - 1808 - 172 pages
...term ; and that which is of the same name or quality with the answer required, the second term. Then multiply the second and third terms together, and...the product by the first. The quotient will be the fourth term or answer, in the same name or denomination as the second term was left in. Note — The...
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Carleton's Compendium of Practical Arithmetic: Applied to the Federal and ...

Osgood Carleton - Arithmetic - 1810 - 251 pages
...mentioned in it. Having thus prepared the terms for a solution, multiply the second and third together, nnd divide the product by the first, the quotient will be the answer in the same denomination the middle term was reduced to. If any remain, reduce it to the next lower...
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A Treatise of Plane and Spherical Trigonometry: In Theory and Practice ...

Francis Nichols - Plane trigonometry - 1811 - 128 pages
...analogy be formed according to the proper rule above delivered; then, if the natural numbers be used, multiply the second and third terms together, and...the product by the first; the quotient will be the fourth term required. If logarithms be used, add the logarithms of the second and third terms, and...
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The Theory and Practice of Surveying: Containing All the Instructions ...

Robert Gibson - Electronic books - 1811 - 508 pages
...as much greater, or less than the third, as the second term is greater, or less than the first, 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 denomination with the third term. EXAMPLES....
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The Teachers Assistant. Or, A System of Practical Arithmetic: Wherein the ...

Arithmetic - 1811 - 198 pages
...DIRECT PROPORTION. RULE. « Prepare the given terms, if necessary, and state them as in whole numbers ; multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first. Or, / . Invert the dividing term, and multiply the three tejgms together, as in Multiplication. * EXAMPLES....
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The American Arithmetic: Adapted to the Currency of the United States ...

Oliver Welch - Arithmetic - 1812 - 231 pages
...denomination ; and reduce the middle number, or term, into the lowest denomination mentioned : then multiply the second and third terms together, and...product by the first ; the quotient will be the answer, or fourth term sought ; and always will be of the same depomiiuition as that of the middle term, when...
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Practical Arithmetic: In Four Books ... Extracted from the Large and Entire ...

John Gough - Arithmetic - 1813 - 348 pages
...fraction must be of th« same name or kind, and reduced to fractions of the same name or denominator. Multiply the second and third terms together and divide the product by the first; the quotient is the fourth term required ; due regard being had to the rules laid down for multiplying, dividing...
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Easy Introduction to Mathematics, Volume 1

Charles Butler - Mathematics - 1814
...in either. Likewise the second term must be reduced to the lowest denomination mentioned in it. IV. Multiply the second and third terms together, and...the product by the first ; the quotient will be the fourth term, or answer, in the same denomination into which the second term was reduced. arc the two...
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The village school improved; or, The new system of education practically ...

John Poole - 1815
...namely, shillings. Q. Having attended to the three given terms, what do you proceed to do next? — A. I multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first. Q. Is not this last mentioned operation the main rule in the Rule of Three Direct?— A. Yes. Q. In...
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