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added algebra annuity arithmetical progression Assume bound coefficient Complete the square compound consequently containing continued fraction converging fractions cube root cubic equation decimal denominator digits divide the number divisible divisor Edinburgh Academy Edition equa equal equation x3 exponent expressed Extract the root find a number find the least find the values find three numbers find two numbers formula fourth Geography geometrical progression given equation given number Grammar greater hence integer joint lives last term Latin least positive values less Let the equation logarithm minus multiplied number of terms numbers in arithmetical numbers in geometrical obtain order of differences partial quotients present value prime number Prop QUADRATIC EQUATIONS ratio remainder second term sewed side solution square root substituting subtract Suppose surd taken third tion unknown quantity values of x whence whole number
Page 29 - In each succeeding term the coefficient is found by multiplying the coefficient of the preceding term by the exponent of a in that term, and dividing by the number of the preceding term.
Page 233 - A DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE; containing the Pronunciation, Etymology, and Explanation of all Words authorized by eminent writers ; to which are added a Vocabulary of the Roots of English Words, and an accented list of Greek, Latin, and Scripture Proper Names. By Alexander Reid, AM, Rector of the Circus School, Edinburgh.
Page 72 - The sum of any number of terms is equal to the sum of the extremes multiplied by half the number of terms.
Page 243 - Melrose's Concise System of Practical Arithmetic; containing the Fundamental Rules and their Application to Mercantile Calculations ; Vulgar and Decimal Fractions ; Exchanges ; Involution and. Evolution ; Progressions ; Annuities, Certain and Contingent, etc.
Page 231 - ... by means of lessons on useful and interesting subjects is steadily kept in view. Directions are given relative to the mode of teaching, as well as tables and lists calculated to assist in the process of instruction. On this point the Spectator newspaper, when reviewing the series, remarked : — "In recommending these books, it must not be conceived that we recommend them as likely to save trouble to the teacher, or to operate by witchcraft on the pupil. At their first introduction they will...
Page 72 - In any series of numbers in arithmetical progression, the sum of the two extremes is equal to the sum of any two terms equally distant from them; as in the latter of the above series 6 + 1=4+3, and =5+2.
Page 50 - A and B together can do a piece of work in 12 days, which B and C together can do in 16 days. After 'A' has been working at it for 5 days and B for 7 days, C finishes it in 13 days.
Page 231 - ... to profit by the lessons. But this once done, their foundation is sound, and their progress sure. And let both parents and teachers bear in mind that these are the only means to acquire real knowledge.
Page 246 - Latin Delectus "and "Greek Extracts " the sentences have been arranged strictly on the progressive principle, increasing in difficulty with the advancement of the Pupil's knowledge; while the Vocabularies contain an explanation not only of every word, but also of every difficult expression which is found in the works,— thus rendering the acquisition of the Latin and Greek languages both easy and agreeable. The Selections from Cicero embrace the portions of his works which are best adapted for Scholastic...