A Treatise of Algebra: Wherein the Principles are Demonstrated and Applied ... To which is Added, the Geometrical Construction of a Great Number of Linear and Plane Problems; with the Method of Resolving the Same Numerically

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L. Hanford, 1800 - 400 pàgines
 

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Pàgina 51 - Multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators together for a new denominator.
Pàgina 237 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; and each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes ; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds ; and these into thirds, etc.
Pàgina 61 - Quantities is the least involved, and let the Value of that Quantity be found in each Equation by the Rules already given), looking upon all the Rest as known : let the Values thus found be put equal to each other (for they are equal...
Pàgina 19 - We have seen that multiplying by a whole number is taking the multiplicand as many times as there are units in the multiplier.
Pàgina 28 - EXAMPLES. • 1. If the fractions to be divided have a common denominator, take the numerator of the dividend for a new numerator, and the numerator of the divisor for the new denominator.
Pàgina 48 - ... the said numerator or denominator (whichever it is) into two parts, so that the said letter may be found in every term of the one part, and be totally excluded out of the other ; this being done, let the greatest common divisor of these two parts be found, which will evidently be a divisor to the whole, and by which the division of the...
Pàgina 225 - SIMPLE Intereft, is that which is paid for the Loan of any Principal or Sum of Money, lent out for fome Time, at any...
Pàgina 231 - R% the amount of one pound in two years ; and therefore as I to R, fo is R% the fum forborn the third year, to R3, the amount in three years : whence it appears that R", or R raifed to the power whofe exponent is the number of years, will be the amount of one pound in thofe years. But >as i A is to its amount R", fo is P to ( a) its amount, in the fame time ; whence we have PX R" =r a. Moreover, becaufe the amount of one pound, in nyears, is R", its increafe in that time will be R...
Pàgina 238 - BI, the sine of its complement HB. The tangent of an arc, is a right line touching the circle in one extremity of that arc, continued from thence to meet a line drawn from the...
Pàgina 70 - ... the product of the extremes divided by either mean will give the other mean, and the product of the means divided by either extreme will give the other extreme.

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