The terms of a ratio are the two numbers to be compared ; thus, in the above ratio, 20 and 4 are the terms. When both terms are considered together, they are called a couplet ; when considered separately, the first term is called the antecedent, and the... A Textbook on Mining Engineering - Página 321900Vista completa - Acerca de este libro
| Richard Rickard - 1873
...comparison is made by division, as above. 9. The terms of a ratio are the two quantities compared ; **the first term is called the antecedent, and the second term the consequent.** IO. The value of a ratio is found by dividing the antecedent by the consequent. 1 1. Whatever may be... | |
| Joseph Ray - 1877 - 336 páginas
...them. Thus, 2 : 6 is rend the ratio of 2 to 6. 3. The two numbers are styled the terms of tho ratio. 4. **The first term is called the antecedent, and the second term the consequent.** 5. 6 : 2 is 3, a ratio between two abstract numbers. $6 : $2 is 3, a ratio between two concrete numbers... | |
| Webster Wells - 1885 - 349 páginas
...second. Thus, the ratio of a to b is - ; which is also expressed a : b. b 288. The first term of a ratio **is called the antecedent, and the second term the consequent. Thus, in the ratio** a : 6, a is the antecedent and b the consequent. 289. A Proportion is an equality of ratios. Thus,... | |
| Webster Wells - 1885 - 349 páginas
...second. Thus, the ratio of a to 6 is - ; which is also expressed a : b. Ъ 288. The first term of a ratio **is called the antecedent, and the second term the consequent. Thus, in the ratio** a : b, a is the antecedent and b the consequent. 289. A Proportion is an equality of ratios. Thus,... | |
| Webster Wells - 1885
...second. Thus, the ratio of a to b is - ; which is also expressed a : b. b 288. The first term of a ratio **is called the antecedent, and the second term the consequent. Thus, in the ratio** a : b, a is the antecedent and b the consequent. 289. A Proportion is an equality of ratios. Thus,... | |
| Webster Wells - 1889 - 426 páginas
...either of the forms : a: & = c:d, • - = ~, or a : b : : с : d. bd 306. The first term of a ratio **is called the antecedent, and the second term the consequent. Thus in the ratio** a : b, a is the antecedent, and .b is the consequent. The first and fourth terms of a proportion are... | |
| Webster Wells - 1890 - 577 páginas
...either of the forms : a : b = с : d, " = -, or a : b : : с : d. bd 37ft The first term of a ratio **is called the antecedent, and the second term the consequent. Thus, in the ratio** a : b, a is the antecedent, and b is the consequent. The first and fourth terms of a proportion are... | |
| Webster Wells - 1893 - 339 páginas
...second. Thus, the ratio of 3 to 5 is -| ; it is also expressed 3 : 5. 259. The first term of a ratio **is called the antecedent, and the second term the consequent. Thus, in the ratio** 3:5, 3 is the antecedent, and 5 the consequent. 260. The ratio of two quantities of the same kind,... | |
| International Correspondence Schools - 1897
...like that given above. Instead of the colon, a straight vertical line is used ; thus, 20 | 4. 290. **The terms of a ratio are the two numbers to be compared...couplet, and 20 is the antecedent, and 4 the consequent.** 291. A ratio may be direct or inverse. The direct ratio of 20 to 4 is 20 : 4, while the inverse ratio... | |
| Wilbur Fisk Nichols - 1898
...75 125 144 :48. 96 72 144 :60 63 108 38 :88 56 84 36 :72 54 18 24 :16 PROPORTION. 1. In eveiy ratio **the first term is called the antecedent, and the second term the consequent.** 2. What is the ratio of 8 : 4 ? What is the ratio of 6 : 3 .! These two ratios being equal may be written... | |
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