| James Thompson - 1805 - 87 sider
...and reduce the terms as in the rule of three direct in decimals, then multiply the firft and fecond **terms together, and divide the product by the third, the quotient •will be the** anfwer. EXAMPLE. What length of a board 9 inches broad will make a fquare foot, or as much as 1 foot... | |
| Nicolas Pike - 1807 - 352 sider
...which one wi.uld perform the work ; iherefotv, 8 men will do :t in cigluh part of the time, or 6 days, **terms together, and divide the product by the third ; the quotient will be the** anfwer, in the fame denomination as the middle term was reduced into. If there be fractions in your... | |
| James Thompson - 1808 - 172 sider
...less requires more. RULE.— As in the Rule of Three Direct, state and prepare the question ; then **multiply the first and second terms tog-ether, and...the product by the third. The quotient will be the** answer in the name, or denomination ofthe second. EXAMPLES. 1. A captain of a ship, being provided... | |
| Osgood Carleton - 1810 - 251 sider
...more ; after stating the terms as directed in Direct Proportion. Multiply the first and second teems **together, and divide the product by the third, the quotient will be the fourth term or answer.** The proof of examples in this, is the same as in Direct Proportion. JVvfE. If there are several denominations... | |
| 1811 - 198 sider
...for the sugar ? Ans. 43gyb. INVERSE PROPORTION. RULE. Prepare the terms as in Direct Proportion, then **multiply the first and second terms together, and divide the product by the third.** Or, • Invert the third term, and multiply the three terms together as in Multiplication. / , , EXAMPLES.... | |
| Jeremiah Joyce - 1812 - 258 sider
...first does to the third. RULE. State tin: question, and, when necessary, reduce the terms as before. **Multiply the first and second terms together, and divide the product by the third** term; the quotient is the answer in the same denomination as the second term ; thus in the foregoing... | |
| Oliver Welch - 1812 - 231 sider
...other remaining number must be the middle term : then multiply the first and second terms togeth* er, **and divide the product by the third ; the quotient will be the** answer required. 1. If 8 men can build a tower in la days ; I demand how long it would take them, if... | |
| Charles Butler - 1814
...than the second. 135. RULE I. State the question, and reduce the term as in the foregoing rule. II. **Multiply the first and second terms together, and...the product by the third ; the quotient will be the** answer in the same denomination the second term was left in m. Method of proof. Reverse the question... | |
| Oliver Welch - 1857 - 228 sider
...which is of the same name, the first term ; and the other remaining number must be the middle term ; **multiply the first and second terms together, and...the product by the third ; the quotient will be the** answer required.* Examples. ' 1. If 8 men can build a tower in 12 days ; I demand how long it would... | |
| Nathan Daboll - 1815 - 240 sider
...belongs to Inverse Proportion. RULE. ' 1 State and reduce the terms as in the Rule of Three Direct. 2. **Multiply the first and second terms together^ and...the product by the third ; the quotient will be the** Answer in the same denomination as the middle term was reduced into. \ ' EXAMPLE8. 1. If 12 men can... | |
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