An Elementary Treatise on Algebra: To which are Added Exponential Equations and Logarithms

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J. Munroe, 1837 - Algebra - 288 pages

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Page 47 - In any proportion the terms are in proportion by Composition and Division ; that is, the sum of the first two terms is to their difference, as the sum of the last two terms is to their difference.
Page 54 - There is a number consisting of two digits, the second of which is greater than the first, and if the number be divided by the sum of its digits, the quotient is 4...
Page 149 - Multiply the divisor, thus increased, by the last figure of the root; subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.
Page 197 - Problem. To find the last term of an arithmetical progression when its first term, common difference, and number of terms are known. Solution. In this case a, r, and n are supposed to be known, and I is to be found.
Page 262 - The logarithm of any power of a number is equal to the logarithm of the number multiplied by the exponent of the power.
Page 62 - A term may be transposed from one member of an equation to the other by changing its sign.
Page 44 - Arrange the terms in the statement so that the causes shall compose one couplet, and the effects the other, putting ( ) in the place of the required term. II. If the required term be an extreme, divide the product of the means by the given extreme ; if the required farm be a mean, divide the product of the extremes by the given mean.
Page 46 - Likewise, the sum of the antecedents is to their difference, as the sum of the consequents is to their difference.
Page 99 - What fraction is that, whose numerator being doubled, and denominator increased by 7, the value becomes ; but the denominator being doubled, and the numerator increased by 2, the value becomes f?
Page 206 - The sum of the squares of the extremes of four numbers in arithmetical progression is 200, and the sum of the squares of the means is 136. What are the numbers ? Ans.

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