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

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A courier started from a certain

whose speed is to that of the first as 8 : 3 . ... Two bodies move in the same

direction from two

in a ...

A courier started from a certain

**place**12 days ago , and is pursued by another ,whose speed is to that of the first as 8 : 3 . ... Two bodies move in the same

direction from two

**places**at a distance of a feet apart ; the one at the rate of c feetin a ...

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Divide the given number into portions or periods beginning with the decimal point

, and let each portion or period contain the number of

exponent of the power . Find the greatest integral power contained in the left

hand ...

Divide the given number into portions or periods beginning with the decimal point

, and let each portion or period contain the number of

**places**denoted by theexponent of the power . Find the greatest integral power contained in the left

hand ...

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Find the square root of 7 to 4

square root of B to 3

18 to 2

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Find the square root of 7 to 4

**places**of decimals . Ans . 0 · 2425 + : 2. Find thesquare root of B to 3

**places**of decimals . Ans . 0 : 645 + 3. Find the square root of18 to 2

**places**of decimals . Ans . 1.32+ 4. Find the square root of 111 to 3**places**...

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-2 and -1 , Hence , if the greatest integer contained in a logarithm is called its

characteristic , the characteristic of the logarithm of a number is equal to the

number of

units ...

-2 and -1 , Hence , if the greatest integer contained in a logarithm is called its

characteristic , the characteristic of the logarithm of a number is equal to the

number of

**places**by which its first significant figure on the left is removed from theunits ...

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But when the given logarithm is not exactly contained in the tables , the number ,

corresponding to the logarithms of the table which is next below it , gives the four

first

But when the given logarithm is not exactly contained in the tables , the number ,

corresponding to the logarithms of the table which is next below it , gives the four

first

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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...