## An Elementary Treatise on Algebra: To which are Added Exponential Equations and Logarithms |

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Find the greatest integral power contained in the left hand period ; and the root of

this power is the left hand

distant from the decimal point as the corresponding period is removed by ...

Find the greatest integral power contained in the left hand period ; and the root of

this power is the left hand

**figure**of the required root , and is just as many placesdistant from the decimal point as the corresponding period is removed by ...

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To extract the square root of a number , divide it into periods of two

beginning with the place of units . Find the greatest square contained in the left

hand period , and its root is the left hand

To extract the square root of a number , divide it into periods of two

**figures**each ,beginning with the place of units . Find the greatest square contained in the left

hand period , and its root is the left hand

**figure**of the required root . Subtract the ... Página 270

10-3 = -3 , & c . , & c .; that is , the logarithm of a number , which is composed of a

removed from the place of units ; the logarithm being positive when the

...

10-3 = -3 , & c . , & c .; that is , the logarithm of a number , which is composed of a

**figure**1 and cyphers , is equal to the number of places by which the**figure**1 isremoved from the place of units ; the logarithm being positive when the

**figure**1 is...

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... which may precede its first significant

significant

of its logarithm is found in a horizontal line with its three first

column ...

... which may precede its first significant

**figure**on the left , or follow its lastsignificant

**figure**on the right are to be omitted . ... of four places , the decimal partof its logarithm is found in a horizontal line with its three first

**figures**, and in thecolumn ...

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... number is , by art . 14 , and the preceding article , the logarithm of its reciprocal

increased by 10 . 35. Corollary . The most convenient method of finding the

arithmetical complement of a logarithm is to subtract the first significant

the ...

... number is , by art . 14 , and the preceding article , the logarithm of its reciprocal

increased by 10 . 35. Corollary . The most convenient method of finding the

arithmetical complement of a logarithm is to subtract the first significant

**figure**onthe ...

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Página 46 - In any proportion the terms are in proportion by Composition and Division ; that is, the sum of the first two terms is to their difference, as the sum of the last two terms is to their difference.

Página 190 - One hundred stones being placed on the ground in a straight line, at the distance of 2 yards from each other, how far will a person travel who shall bring them one by one to a basket, placed at 2 yards from the first stone ? Ans.

Página 266 - The logarithm of the quotient is equal to the logarithm of the dividend, diminished by the logarithm of the divisor.

Página 61 - A term may be transposed from one member of an equation to the other by changing its sign.

Página 184 - I = the last term, r = the common difference, n = the number of terms, S = the sum of all 'the terms.

Página 53 - There is a number consisting of two digits, the second of which is greater than the first, and if the number be divided by the sum of its digits, the quotient is 4...

Página 30 - The 2d line of col. 1 is the 1st line multiplied by 7 in order to render its first term divisible by the first term of the new divisor ; the remainder of the division is the 4th line of col.

Página 125 - Subtract the square of the root from the first period, and to the remainder bring down the second period for a dividend. III. Double the root already found and place it on the left for a divisor.

Página 230 - Rule. 324. An equation of any degree whatever cannot have a greater number of positive roots than there are variations in the signs of Us terms, nor a greater number of negative roots than there are permanences of these signs.

Página 45 - Likewise, the sum of the antecedents is to their difference, as the sum of the consequents is to their difference. Ratio of Sum of two first Terms to that of two last. Moreover, in finding...