| James Thompson - Forests and forestry - 1805 - 87 pages
...and reduce the terms as in the rule of three direct in decimals, then multiply the firft and fecond **terms together, and divide the product by the third, the quotient •will be the** anfwer. EXAMPLE. What length of a board 9 inches broad will make a fquare foot, or as much as 1 foot... | |
| Nicolas Pike - Arithmetic - 1807 - 352 pages
...which one wi.uld perform the work ; iherefotv, 8 men will do :t in cigluh part of the time, or 6 days, **terms together, and divide the product by the third ; the quotient will be the** anfwer, in the fame denomination as the middle term was reduced into. If there be fractions in your... | |
| James Thompson - Arithmetic - 1808 - 172 pages
...less requires more. RULE.— As in the Rule of Three Direct, state and prepare the question ; then **multiply the first and second terms tog-ether, and...the third. The quotient will be the answer in the** name, or denomination ofthe second. EXAMPLES. 1. A captain of a ship, being provided with provisions... | |
| Osgood Carleton - Arithmetic - 1810 - 251 pages
...more ; after stating the terms as directed in Direct Proportion. Multiply the first and second teems **together, and divide the product by the third, the quotient will be the** fourth term or answer. The proof of examples in this, is the same as in Direct Proportion. JVvfE. If... | |
| Arithmetic - 1811 - 198 pages
...for the sugar ? Ans. 43gyb. INVERSE PROPORTION. RULE. Prepare the terms as in Direct Proportion, then **multiply the first and second terms together, and divide the product by the third.** Or, • Invert the third term, and multiply the three terms together as in Multiplication. / , , EXAMPLES.... | |
| Jeremiah Joyce - Arithmetic - 1812 - 258 pages
...first does to the third. RULE. State tin: question, and, when necessary, reduce the terms as before. **Multiply the first and second terms together, and divide the product by the third** term; the quotient is the answer in the same denomination as the second term ; thus in the foregoing... | |
| Oliver Welch - Arithmetic - 1812 - 231 pages
...other remaining number must be the middle term : then multiply the first and second terms togeth* er, **and divide the product by the third ; the quotient will be the answer** required. 1. If 8 men can build a tower in la days ; I demand how long it would take them, if 4 more... | |
| Oliver Welch - Arithmetic - 1857 - 228 pages
...which is of the same name, the first term ; and the other remaining number must be the middle term ; **multiply the first and second terms together, and...product by the third ; the quotient will be the answer** required.* Examples. ' 1. If 8 men can build a tower in 12 days ; I demand how long it would take them,... | |
| Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1815 - 240 pages
...belongs to Inverse Proportion. RULE. ' 1 State and reduce the terms as in the Rule of Three Direct. 2. **Multiply the first and second terms together^ and...quotient will be the Answer in the same denomination** as the middle term was reduced into. \ ' EXAMPLE8. 1. If 12 men can build a wall in 20 days, how many... | |
| Arithmetic - 1817 - 198 pages
...ytrd« coil? S*. s. yit. 2 : ill! 4 2)24 12 Answer. * HULE FOR INVERSE PROPORTION. Multiply the Erst **and second terms together, and divide the product...quotient will be the answer in the same denomination** aa Die stccu J or that to wnich the second was reduced. EXAMPLE. A IT 4 шеи can build a wall in... | |
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