| 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... | |
| 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.... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| William Ruger (A.B.) - Arithmetic - 1836 - 274 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| Luther Ainsworth - Arithmetic - 1837 - 272 pages
...and number of terms are given, to find the common difference. Q. What is the RULE in this case ? A. **Divide the difference of the extremes, by the number...1, and the quotient will be the common difference.** % EXAMPLES. 1. In an arithmetical series, the extremes are 3, and 27, »" " the number of terms, 13... | |
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