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

J. Munroe, 1837 - Algebra - 276 pages

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### Contents

 The figures in parentheses refer to the articles 1 CHAPTER III 49 SECTION II 58 CHAPTER IV 110 SECTION III 119 Solution of Equations of the First Degree with one Unknown 171 80 181
 CHAPTER VII 197 SECTION II 206 CHAPTER VIII 212 SECTION II 224 SECTION IV 233 LOGARITHMS 257 Equations of the First Degree containing two or more Unknown 259

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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.