| George Roberts Perkins - Arithmetic - 1850 - 342 pages
...the first term, the last term, and the number of terms, to find the common difference, we have this **RULE. Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms, less** one. EXAMPLES. 1 . The first term of an arithmetical progression is 5, the last term is 176, and the... | |
| John Bonnycastle - 1851
...of terms, being given, to find the common difference. RULE.1)Divide the difference of the extremos **by the number of terms less 1, and the quotient will be the common difference** required. * If ii = the first term, l — \ast term, n = number of terms, rf=common difference, and... | |
| Daniel Leach, William Draper Swan - Arithmetic - 1851 - 276 pages
...found. 312. To find the common difference when the two extremes and the number of terms are. known,-— **RULE. Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of \ terms , less** one , and the quotient will be the common difference. This rule may be represented by the formula,... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - 1851 - 332 pages
...quotient will be the common difference. Thus, 27 -fr- 9 = 3, the common difference. Hence the following **RULE. — Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms less** one, and the quotient is the common difference. • EXAMPLES FOR PRACTICE. 1. The extremes of a series... | |
| Arithmetic - 1851 - 260 pages
...and the last, or fifty-second, payment $1236 ? Ans. 32448. NOTE &. —To find the common difference, **divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms, less** one. EXAMPLES. 1 The ages of 8 boys form an arithmetical series-— the youngest is 4 years old and... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1852 - 360 pages
...the number of common differences, the quotient will be the common difference. Thus 16 -T- 8 = 2 is **the common difference. RULE. — Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of** term* lesŤ one, and the quottent is the common difference. 1. The extremes are 3 and 45, and the number... | |
| Charles Haynes Haswell - Engineering - 1853 - 303 pages
...far did he travel the last day ? 12—lx5-f-3 = 58 Aris.When the Number of Terms and the Extremes are **given., to find the Common Difference. RULE. — Divide the difference of the extremes, by** one less than the number of terms. EXAMPLE. — The extremes are 3 and 15, and the number of terms... | |
| David Henry Cruttenden - Arithmetic - 1853 - 316 pages
...Ans. 6. CASE IV. 1. To find the COMMON DIFFERENCE, knowing the Extremes and the Number of terms. 2. **RULE. Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms less** by 1. 3. Thus, the extremes being 8 and 2258, the number of terms being 76 ; what will be the common... | |
| Daniel Leach - Arithmetic - 1853 - 626 pages
...found. 312. To find the common difference when the two extvsmes and the number of terms are known, — **RULE. Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms, less** one, and the quotient will be the common difference. This rule may be represented by the formula, thus... | |
| Thomas Tucker Smiley - Arithmetic - 1854 - 196 pages
...product will be the sum of all the terms. CoteZ. When the first and last terms (or two extremes,) 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. Questions. Name the five things which should be particularly... | |
| |