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

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Ans . 32 . 44. A father leaves a number of children , and certain sum , which they

are to divide amongst them as

10th part of the remainder ; after this , the second has $ 200 , and the 10th part of

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Ans . 32 . 44. A father leaves a number of children , and certain sum , which they

are to divide amongst them as

**follows**: The first is to receive $ 100 , and then the10th part of the remainder ; after this , the second has $ 200 , and the 10th part of

...

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It

greater than unity , is increased by diminishing both its terms by the same

quantity ; and a fraction or ratio , which is less than unity , is diminished by

diminishing ...

It

**follows**from example 7 of the preceding section that a fraction or ratio , which isgreater than unity , is increased by diminishing both its terms by the same

quantity ; and a fraction or ratio , which is less than unity , is diminished by

diminishing ...

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When the sign of the term which precedes a deficient term is the same with that

which

which precede and

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When the sign of the term which precedes a deficient term is the same with that

which

**follows**it , the equation must have imaginary roots . Proof . For if the termswhich precede and

**follow**the deficient term are both positive , the substitution of...

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If , therefore , it can be shown that the proposition is true for any approximate

value , it

comparison of the values given in the preceding article shows that it is true for the

third value ...

If , therefore , it can be shown that the proposition is true for any approximate

value , it

**follows**that it must be true for every succeeding value . But thecomparison of the values given in the preceding article shows that it is true for the

third value ...

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When the base is less than unity , it

numbers greater than unity are negative , while those of all numbers less than

unity are positive . But when , as is almost always the case , the base is greater ...

When the base is less than unity , it

**follows**, from art . 3 , that the logarithms of allnumbers greater than unity are negative , while those of all numbers less than

unity are positive . But when , as is almost always the case , the base is greater ...

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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...