The Principles of Elementary Algebra

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Macmillan, 1892 - Algebra - 336 pages

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Page 90 - PROPORTION when the ratio of the first to the second is equal to the ratio of the second to the third.
Page 254 - The logarithm of . the quotient of two numbers, is equal to the logarithm of the dividend diminished by the logarithm of the divisor.
Page 336 - ... University of Ohio, of Pennsylvania, of Michigan, of Wisconsin, of Kansas, of California, of Missouri, Stanford University, etc., etc. "Those acquainted with Mr. Smith's text-books on conic sections and solid geometry will form a high expectation of this work, and we do not think they will be disappointed. Its style is clear and neat, it gives alternative proofs of most of the fundamental theorems, and abounds in practical hints, among which we may notice those on the resolution of expressions...
Page 254 - ... that the logarithm of the product of two numbers is the sum of the logarithms of the numbers.
Page 74 - Multiply together the numerators for a new numerator, and the denominators for a new denominator.

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