| John Bonnycastle - 1813
...and signifies that a— b is to be divided by a + c. — equal to, the sign of equality; signifying **that the quantities between which it is placed are equal to each other. Thus,** x = a + b shows that the quantity denoted by x is equal to the sum of the quantities a and b\ and is... | |
| Peter Fleming (Civil engineer) - 1815 - 164 páginas
...quantities is also expressed by placing the divisor below the A dividend, as j£ = Equal to, signifies **that the quantities between which it is placed are equal to each other,** as A— B, that is, A is equal to B. This sign, called a vmculurn, when placed over quantities, signifies... | |
| John Bonnycastle - 1818 - 260 páginas
...^- signifies that a — b is to be divided by o+c. ^P = equal to, the sign of equality ; signifying **that the quantities between which it is placed are equal to each other. Thus,** x=a + b shows that the quantity denoted by z i^B^ual to the sum of the quantities a 'and b ; and is... | |
| John Bonnycastle - 1825 - 312 páginas
...— signifies that a— b is to be divided a+c by o+c. = equal to, the sign of equality ; signifying **that the quantities between which it is placed are equal to each other. Thus,** x=a-\-b shows that the quantity denoted by x is equal to the sum of the quantities a and 6 ; and is... | |
| James Wood - 1825 - 305 páginas
...that the quaatity represented by ab — cd is to be multiplied by itself. (56.) = Equal to, signifies **that the quantities between which it is placed are equal to each other; thus,** ax-by = cd + ad, signifies that the quantity ax — by is equal to the quantity cd + ad. (57.) The... | |
| Enoch Lewis - 1826 - 166 páginas
...с : d, may be read, a has to b the same ratio that с has to d. •*• 10. = equal to, signifies **that the quantities between which it is placed, are equal to each other; thus,** o+c =a — d-\-e, is a combination, called an equation, which signifies, that when the operations indicated... | |
| William Whewell - 1837 - 182 páginas
...a line, brackets are sometimes used, as (ab -cd)2, {a -b + c} . {d - e}. 10. = Equal to> signifies **that the quantities between which it is placed are equal to each other, thus** ax - by = cd + ad, signifies that the quantity ax —Jby is equal to the quantity cd + ad. 11. The... | |
| John D. Williams - 1840 - 193 páginas
...'. d, signifies that a bears the same proportion to b that c bears to d. = equal to. This sign means **that the quantities between which it is placed are equal to each other** ; ax — by = cd -f- ad, signifies that the quantity ax — by is equal to the quantity cd -\- ad.... | |
| John D. Williams - 1840 - 605 páginas
...d, signifies that a bears the same proportion to b that с bears to d. = equal to. This sign means **that the quantities between which it is placed are equal to each other** ; ax — by = cd -j- ad, signifies that the quantity ax — by is equal to the quantity cd -\- ad.... | |
| 1837
...which it is placed, are to be multiplied together ; as 2 x 3 equal to 6. = Siim, of equality, signifies **that the quantities between which it is placed, are equal to each other,** 2 + 3 = 5, *J Square root, ^/9=3. The square cube, &c. of a quantity, are expressed by figures placed... | |
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