New University Algebra: A Theoretical and Practical Treatise, Containing Many New and Original Methods and Applications. For Colleges and High Schools
Ivison, Phinney, Blakeman, & Company, 1864 - 420 σελίδες
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Σελίδα 202 - ... the product of the two, plus the square of the second. In the third case, we have (a + b) (a — 6) = a2 — b2. (3) That is, the product of the sum and difference of two quantities is equal to the difference of their squares.
Σελίδα 59 - To reduce a fraction to its lowest terms. A fraction is in its lowest terms, when the numerator and denominator are prime to each other.
Σελίδα 394 - VARIATIONS of sign, nor the number of negative roots greater than the number of PERMANENCES. 325. Consequence. When the roots of an equation are all real, the number of positive roots is equal to the number of variations, and the number of negative roots is equal to the number of permanences. For, let m denote the degree of the equation, n the number of variations of the signs, p the number of permanences ; we shall have m=n+p. Moreover, let n' denote the number of positive roots, and p' the number...
Σελίδα 171 - Multiply the divisor, thus increased, by the last figure of the root; subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.
Σελίδα 357 - From this we might conclude that every equation involving but one unknown quantity, has as many roots as there are units in the exponent of its degree, and can have no more.
Σελίδα 70 - Reduce compound fractions to simple ones, and mixt numbers to improper fractions ; then multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators for. a new denominator.
Σελίδα vii - Fractional exponents are used to denote both involution and evolution in the same expression, the numerator indicating the power to which the quantity is to be raised, and the denominator the required root of this power. Thus, the expression a* signifies the 4th root of the 3d power of a, and is equivalent to Va'.
Σελίδα 31 - The square of the sum of two quantities is equal to the square of the first, plus twice the product of the first and second, plus the square of the second.
Σελίδα 91 - Divide 48 into two such parts, that if the less be divided by 4, and the greater by 6, the sum of the quotients will be 9. Ans. 12 and 36. 11. An estate is to be divided among 4 children, in the following manner : The first is to have $200 more than 1 of the whole.