Books Books PROBLEM II. The first term, the last term, and the number of terms given, to find the common difference. RULE. — Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms less 1 , and the quotient will be the common diffcrenct. The Youth's Assistant in Theoretic and Practical Arithmetic: Designed for ... - Page 118
by Zadock Thompson - 1838 - 164 pages ## The Western Arithmetic: Or, Pennsylvania and Ohio Accomptant: Being a Plain ...

James L. Connolly (mathematician.) - Arithmetic - 1835 - 250 pages
...and 7 dolls. 40 cts. for the last yard. What did the whole come to ? Ans. 72 dollars 20 cents, * The first term, the last term, and the number of terms,...difference of the extremes by the number of terms less one, and the quotient will be the common difference, or fourth term. Or, from the second term subtract... ## Rose's New Arithmetic: An Explanatory and Practical Arithmetic, Adapted to ...

John Rose - Arithmetic - 1835 - 180 pages
...When descending ? When the extremes and number of terms are gitffen, to find the common difference. Divide the difference of the extremes, by the number...1, and the quotient will be the common difference. 1. If the extremes be 5 and 605, and the number of terms 151 ; what is the common difference 1 Ans.... ## The New System of Practical Arithmetic: Whereby Most of the Various Problems ...

Charles Potts - Arithmetic - 1835 - 180 pages
...basket ? Ans. 11 miles, 3 furlongs, 180 yards. CASE 2. When the two extremes, and number of terms are given to find the common difference. RULE. Divide...difference of the extremes by the number of terms, less 1 ; the quotient will be the common difference. EXAMPLES. 1. The extremes are 3 and 19, and the number... ## The Teachers' Assistant: Or, A System of Practical Arithmetic ...

Arithmetic - 1835 - 198 pages
...extremes and number of terms are given, to find the common difference. ARITHMETICAL PROGRESSION. 173 RULE. Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms. less one; the quotient will be the common difference. EXAMPLES. 1. Twenty and sixty are the two extremes... ## A Practical and Theoretical System of Arithmetic...: Also, a Treatise on ...

George Willson - Arithmetic - 1836 - 192 pages
...175 in the last row. Ans. -f 7744 in all. i 88 bricks on a side. PROBLEM III. — The first term, ths last term, and the number of terms given, to find..., and the quotient will be the common difference. 6. In a school there are 8 scholars, -whose ages differ alike; the youngest is 4 years old, and the... ## A New System of Arithmetick: In which the Rules are Familiarly Demonstrated ...

William Ruger - Arithmetic - 1836 - 263 pages
...difference of the hammer of a clock's striking. CASE III.— The extremes and number of terms being given, to find the common difference. RULE. — Divide...the number of terms, less 1, and the quotient will bejbe common difference. EXAMPLES. 1. A merchant sold 200 yards -of cloth; for the first yard he received... ## Practical and Mental Arithmetic, on a New Plan, in which Mental Arithmetic ...

Roswell Chamberlain Smith - Arithmetic - 1836 - 284 pages
...ft. 5 years. Hence, Toßnd the Common Difference ; — Divide the difference of the extremes by thn number of terms, less 1, and the quotient will be the common шйегепсе. 2. If the extremos be 3 and 33, and the number of terms 11, wi*» i» the onm mon... ## A New System of Arithmetic, on the Cancelling Plan: Embracing the Rules of ...

Charles Guilford Burnham - Arithmetic - 1837 - 256 pages
...Therefore — When the extremes and number of terms are given, to find the common difference, we have this RULE : Divide the difference of the extremes, by the...1, and the quotient will be the common difference. 7. If the first term of a series be 3, the last term 276, and the number of terms 40, what is the common... ## Daboll's Schoolmaster's Assistant: Improved and Enlarged. Being a Plain ...

Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1837 - 247 pages
...first term, the last term, and the number of terms given, to find the common difference. R ULK. — Divide the difference of the extremes by the number..., and the quotient will be the common difference. EXAMPLES. 1. The extremes are 3 and 29, and the number ,if i«rc* 14, what is the common difference... 