| William Ruger - 1841 - 263 páginas
...CASE III. — The extremes and number of terms being given, to find the common difference. RULE. — **Divide the difference of the extremes by the number...1, and the quotient will be the common difference.** EXAMPLES. 1. A merchant sold 200 yards of cloth; for the first yard he received 4 cents, for the last,... | |
| John M'Nevin - 1841 - 280 páginas
...When the first and last terms (or two extremes) are given to find the common difference. RULE. — **Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms less 1;** the quotient will be the common difference. 1. If the ages of 12 persons are equally different, the... | |
| 1841 - 218 páginas
...gathers them up singly, returning with them one by one to the basket? Ans. 5 miles, 1300 yards. CASE III. **number of terms less 1, and the quotient will be the common difference.** Question. — 1. How do you find the common difference? EXAMPLES. 1. The extremes are 2 and 53, and... | |
| George Roberts Perkins - 1841 - 252 páginas
...last and first terms, divided by the number of terms, less one, will give the common difference. ROLE. **Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms, less** one. Examples. 1. The first term of an arithmetical progression is 5, the last term is 176, and the... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - 1841 - 314 páginas
...The first term, last term, and the number of terms being given, to find the common difference. RULE. **Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms less** one, and the quotient is the common difference. I. The extremes are 3 and 45, and the number of terms... | |
| John M'Nevin - 1841 - 280 páginas
...the first and last terms (or two extremes') are given to find the common difference. RULE.—Divide **the difference of the extremes by the number of terms less 1;** the quotient will be the common difference. 1. If the ages of 12 persons are equally different, the... | |
| Charles Guilford Burnham - 1841 - 312 páginas
...When the extremis and number of terms are given, to find the common difference, ive, have this RULE. **Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms less** l,antl the quotient will be the common difference. 7. If the first term of a series be 3, the last... | |
| Roswell Chamberlain Smith - 1842 - 306 páginas
...Thus, 28 — 3= 25 ; then, 25 •*- 5= 5 years, the common difference. A. 5 years. 11. Hence, to find **the common difference, — Divide the difference of...1, and the quotient will be the common difference.** 12. If the extremes be 3 and 23, and the number of terms 1 1, what is the common difference 1 A. 2.... | |
| Charles Waterhouse - 1842 - 166 páginas
...term, and number of terms given, to find the common difference ; or, sum of all the terms. RULE. — **Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms less 1,** the quotient will be the difference. Multiply the sum of the extremes by the number of terms, half... | |
| Osman Call - 1842 - 192 páginas
...GIVEN, TO FIND THE DIFFERENCE. RULE. — Subtract the first term from the last, divide the remainder **by the number of terms less 1, and the quotient will be the** difference. » It will readily be seen that the years are one less than the number of terms, from the... | |
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