# A Treatise on Algebra, in Practice and Theory: With Notes and Illustrations; Containing a Variety of Particulars Relating to the Discoveries and Improvements that Have Been Made in this Branch of Analysis

J. Johnson, 1813 - 428 σελίδες

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Σελίδα 39 - Now .} of f- is a compound fraction, whose value is found by multiplying the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators for a new denominator.
Σελίδα 23 - Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, and write the result as the first term of the quotient. Multiply the whole divisor by the first term of the quotient, and subtract the product from the dividend.
Σελίδα 123 - To divide the number 90 into four such parts, that if the first be increased by 2, the second diminished by 2, the third multiplied...
Σελίδα 137 - It is required to divide the number 24 into two such parts, that their product may be equal to 35 times their difference. Ans. 10 and 14.
Σελίδα 3 - Q/~\—C = equal to, the sign of equality; signifying that the quantities between which it is placed are equal to each other. Thus...
Σελίδα 119 - A person bought a chaise, horse, and harness for 60?.; the horse came to twice the price of the harness, and the chaise to twice the price of the horse and harness ; what did he give for each ? Ans. 13/.
Σελίδα 33 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator; under this sum write the denominator.
Σελίδα 360 - N .•. def. (2), x— x1 is the logarithm of that is to say, The logarithm of a fraction, or of the quotient of two numbers, is equal to the logarithm of the numerator minus the logarithm of the denominator. III. Raise both members of equation (1) to the power of n. N" =a
Σελίδα 123 - If A and B together can perform a piece of work in 8 days, A and C together in 9 days, and B and C in 10 days : how many days would it take each person to perform the same work alone ? Ans.
Σελίδα 49 - ... 2. Subtract the square of the root, thus found from the first term, and bring down the two next terms to the remainder for a dividend.