The Computist's Manual of Facts: And Merchant's and Mechanic's Calculator and Guide; Or, A Complete Library of Numerical, Arithmetical and Mathematical Facts, Tables, Data, Formulas and Practical Rules, for the General Business Man, Merchant, Mechanic and Accountant
The author, 1853 - 252 pàgines
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Pàgina 132 - Multiply the divisor, thus augmented, by the last figure of the root, and subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.
Pàgina 175 - So IS THE AREA OF THE CIRCLE, TO THE AREA OF THE SECTOR.
Pàgina 224 - G, the distance of the centre of gyration from the axis of motion, t, the time the force acts, v the velocity acquired by the revolving body in that time.
Pàgina 104 - To reduce a whole number to an equivalent fraction, having a given denominator. RULE. Multiply the whole number by the given denominator, and place the product over the said denominator, and it will form the fraction required.
Pàgina 133 - Subtract the cube of this number from the first period, and to the remainder bring down the first figure of the next period for a dividend.
Pàgina 119 - Sir," said I, after puzzling a long time over "more requiring more and less requiring less" — "will you tell me why I sometimes multiply the second and third terms together and divide by the first — and at other times multiply the first and second and divide by the third?" "Why, because more requires more sometimes, and sometimes it requires less — to be sure. Haven't you read the rule, my boy?" " Yes, sir, I can repeat the rule, but I don't understand it.
Pàgina 108 - It will be seen that we multiply the denominator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor for the denominator of the quotient, and the numerator of the dividend by the denominator of the divisor for the numerator of the quotient.
Pàgina 142 - Multiply continually together all the terms of the natural series of numbers, from 1 up to the given number, and the last product will be the answer.