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

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Every equation of the first de gree , with one

to the form Ax + B = 0 ; in which A and B denote any known quantities , whether

positive or negative , and x is the

...

Every equation of the first de gree , with one

**unknown quantity**, can be reducedto the form Ax + B = 0 ; in which A and B denote any known quantities , whether

positive or negative , and x is the

**unknown quantity**. Proof . When an equation of...

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Cases in which the value of the

When = b , and the absurdity is that , while both the wines are of the same value ,

they should give a mixture of a value different from their common value . 3. In

what ...

Cases in which the value of the

**unknown quantity**is indeterminate . a = Ans .When = b , and the absurdity is that , while both the wines are of the same value ,

they should give a mixture of a value different from their common value . 3. In

what ...

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Cases in which the value of an

EXAMPLES . a = 1. In what case would both the terms of the fractional value of

the

this value ...

Cases in which the value of an

**unknown quantity**is indeterminate . 132.EXAMPLES . a = 1. In what case would both the terms of the fractional value of

the

**unknown quantity**in example 25 of art . 126 become zero ? and how couldthis value ...

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Cases of negative value of

of a problem gives a negative value to either of the

value is not generally a true solution of the problem ; and if the solution gives no ...

Cases of negative value of

**unknown quantity**. 133. Corollary . When the solutionof a problem gives a negative value to either of the

**unknown quantities**, thisvalue is not generally a true solution of the problem ; and if the solution gives no ...

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The new equations thus formed , together with those in which this

contain one

eliminations ...

The new equations thus formed , together with those in which this

**unknown****quantity**does not occur , are one less in number than the given equations , andcontain one

**unknown quantity**less , and may , by a succession of similareliminations ...

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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...