Algebra for High Schools and Colleges: Containing a Systematic Exposition and Application of the Elementary and Higher Principles of the Science
Pratt, Oakley & Company, 1859 - 306 páginas
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Página 299 - NB In the following table, in the last nine columns of each page, where the first or leading figures change from 9's to O's, points or dots are introduced instead of the...
Página 105 - Three quantities are said to be in harmonical proportion, when the first is to the third, as the difference between the first and second is to the difference between the second and third.
Página 85 - Four quantities are in proportion when the ratio of the first to the second is equal to the ratio of the third to the fourth.
Página 177 - A set out from C towards D, and travelled 7 miles a day. After he had gone 32 miles, B set out from D towards C, and went every day J^ of the whole journey; •and after he had travelled as many days as he went miles in a day, he met A. Required the distance from C to D.
Página 206 - A hare is 50 leaps before a greyhound, and takes 4 leaps to the greyhound's 3 ; but 2 of the greyhound's leaps are equal to 3 of the hare's ; how many leaps must the greyhound take, to catch the hare?
Página 80 - What fraction is that, whose numerator being doubled, and denominator increased by 7, the value becomes §; but the denominator being doubled, and the numerator increased by 2, the value becomes f 1 Ans.
Página 79 - What fraction is that, to the numerator of which if 1 be added, the value will be •£ ; but if 1 be adde.d to the denominator, its value will be | ? Let — denote the fraction.
Página 60 - AXIOMS. 1. Things which are equal to the same thing are equal to each other. 2. If equals be added to equals, the sums will be equal.