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

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3d root according affected approximate values arranged binomial called changed coefficient commensurable roots common difference contained continued fraction continued product Corollary corresponding deficient terms Demonstration denote difference Divide dividend divisible elimination equal equal roots equation 23 equation becomes EXAMPLES exponent Extract factor figure Find Find the 3d Find the 4th Find the square Find the sum follows fourth fraction given equation gives greater greatest common divisor Hence highest imaginary roots increased integer known last term least less letter limit logarithm means method multiplied negative number of terms obtained places polynomial positive roots preceding Problem proportion quotient radical quantities ratio real root reduced remainder represented result reverse rule satisfied Second Degree Solution Solve the equation square root substitution subtract successive Theorem third tion unity unknown quantity whence

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Page 260 - The logarithm of any power of a number is equal to the logarithm of the number multiplied by the exponent of the power.

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.

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Page 147 - 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.

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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 1 Ans.