| Pliny Earle Chase - Arithmetic - 1848 - 240 pages
...Then the difference of the extremes 24, must be 8 times the common difference, which is therefore 3. **RULE. \ Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms less** one, and the quotient will be the common difference. This difference repeatedly added to the less,... | |
| Nathan Daboll, David Austin Daboll - Arithmetic - 1849 - 249 pages
...last day ? Ans. 33 miles. CASE n. • ' The first term, last term, and number of terms given, to f,nd **the common difference. RULE. Divide the difference...1, and the quotient will be the common difference.** EXAMPLES. 1. A man bought 17 yards of cloth in arithmetical progression. For the first yard he gave... | |
| James Bates Thomson - 1849 - 438 pages
...12 hours? 604. To find the common difference, when the extremes and the number of terms are given. **Divide the difference of the extremes by the number...1, and the quotient will be the common difference** required. OBS. The truth of this rule is manifest from Art. 602. 4. The extremes are 5 and 56, and... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1849 - 394 pages
...the number of common differences, the quotient will be the common difference. Thus 16 -;- 8 = 2 is **the common difference. RULE. — Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms less** one, and the quotient is the common difference. 1. The extremes are 3 and 45, and the number of terms... | |
| George Roberts Perkins - Arithmetic - 1849 - 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... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1849 - 336 pages
...quotient will be the common difference. Thus, 27-:-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... | |
| J. M. Scribner - Mechanical engineering - 1849 - 264 pages
...difference 5 * 20-1 = 19 and 19x^9^; and 91+1 = 10^. Ans. Gicen the Number of Terms and the Extremes, **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 -26, and the number of terms... | |
| Charles Guilford Burnham - 1850 - 352 pages
...238. — 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... | |
| Roswell Chamberlain Smith - Arithmetic - 1850 - 311 pages
...•*- 5= 5 years, the common difference. A. 5 years. 1 1 . Hence, to find the common difference, — **Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms, less 1, and the quotient will** oe the common difference. 12. If the extremes be 3 and 23, and the number of terms 11, what is the... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1850 - 368 pages
...the number of common differences, the quotient will be the common difference. Thus 16 -5- 8 = 2 is **the common difference. RULE. — Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms less** one, and the quotient is the common difference. 1. The extremes are 3 and 45, and the number of terms... | |
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