## An Easy Introduction to the Mathematics: In which the Theory and Practice are Laid Down and Familiarly Explained ... A Complete and Easy System of Elementary Instruction in the Leading Branches of the Mathematics; ... Adapted to the Use of Schools, Junior Students at the Universities, and Private Learners, Especially Those who Study Without a Tutor. In Two Volumes, Volume 1 |

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The

The multiplicand and multiplier are frequently called

product is sometimes called the Factum. The mark denoting Multiplication is x ; it

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The

**number**sought, or that which arises from the operation, is called the product.The multiplicand and multiplier are frequently called

**Terms**or Factors, and theproduct is sometimes called the Factum. The mark denoting Multiplication is x ; it

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When the multiplier is a composite

component are derived from the Latin con, with, and pono, to place. P Suppose it

were ...

When the multiplier is a composite

**number**", that is, the product of two or more**numbers**in the table. RULE. Multiply by one of ... The**terms**composite andcomponent are derived from the Latin con, with, and pono, to place. P Suppose it

were ...

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Hence it appears, that ratio is the comparison of two

the equality of two ratios: we cannot then with propriety talk of the proportion of

one

Hence it appears, that ratio is the comparison of two

**numbers**, but proportion isthe equality of two ratios: we cannot then with propriety talk of the proportion of

one

**number**to another, nor confound the**terms**, as some authors have done. Page 118

First

quest, 4yd. 34r. 2n. ; 2l. 5s. ... 44 - The econd and third K. –

2 184 ther. ... If the given

First

**term**, Second**term**, Third**term**, or 3d**term**of quert. or 4th of quest. or 1st ofquest, 4yd. 34r. 2n. ; 2l. 5s. ... 44 - The econd and third K. –

**terms**multiplied toge-2 184 ther. ... If the given

**number**be multiplied by the shillings 118 ARITHMETIC. Page 122

If the first

whence they arise. 33. If 21 yards of lace cost 35 shillings, what cost 29 yards ...

If the first

**term**, or either the second or the third, (not both,) can be divided by any**number**without remainder, the quotients may be used instead of the**terms**fromwhence they arise. 33. If 21 yards of lace cost 35 shillings, what cost 29 yards ...

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Page xxiv - Just so it is in the mind ; would you have a man reason well, you must use him to it betimes, exercise his mind in observing the connection of ideas and following them in train. Nothing does this better than mathematics, which therefore I think should be taught all those who have the time and opportunity, not so much to' make them mathematicians as to make them reasonable creatures...

Page 64 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...

Page 114 - 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.

Page 466 - What number is that, which, being divided by the product of its digits, the quotient is 3 ; and if 18 be added to it, the digits will be inverted ? Ans.

Page 62 - Square Measure 144 square inches = 1 square, foot 9 square feet = 1...

Page 122 - State and reduce the terms as in the Rule of Three Direct. 2. Multiply the first and second terms together, and divide the product by the third ; the quotient will be the answer in the same denomination as the middle term was reduced into.

Page 252 - ... and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend. 3. Place the double of the root already found, on the left hand of the dividend for a divisor. 4. Seek how often the divisor is contained...

Page 450 - A hare is 50 leaps before a greyhound, and takes 4 leaps to- the greyhound's 3, but 2 of the greyhound's leaps are as much as 3 of the hare's ; how many leaps must the greyhound take to catch the hare ? Ans. 300.

Page 307 - Multiply the whole number by the numerator of the fraction, and divide the product by the denominator ; or divide the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and multiply the quotient by the numerator.

Page 238 - ... 2. Multiply each term in the multiplicand, beginning at the lowest, by the feet in the multiplier, and write...