## The British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences. Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge, Volume 1 |

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Dictionaries of language, of general terms, and of particular branches of science

and art, have been

subjects they have undertaken to discuss: and the first characters in the various ...

Dictionaries of language, of general terms, and of particular branches of science

and art, have been

**multiplied**by the labours of men fully qualified to display thesubjects they have undertaken to discuss: and the first characters in the various ...

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... speaker must stand near 500 feet from the obstacle. And, in general, the

distance of the speaker from the echoing surface, for any number of syllables,

must be equal to the seventh part of the product of 1142 feet

number.

... speaker must stand near 500 feet from the obstacle. And, in general, the

distance of the speaker from the echoing surface, for any number of syllables,

must be equal to the seventh part of the product of 1142 feet

**multiplied**by thatnumber.

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The sign x signifies that the quantities between which it stands are to be

product of a and b; a × b x c denotes the product of a, b, and c; a + b x c denotes

the product of ...

The sign x signifies that the quantities between which it stands are to be

**multiplied**together, or it represents their product. Thus, a x b expresses theproduct of a and b; a × b x c denotes the product of a, b, and c; a + b x c denotes

the product of ...

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... by different letters, or by the same letters with different powers, as 2 a b, 5 a b”,

and 3 a” b. When a quantity is expressed by a single letter, or by several single

letters

a ...

... by different letters, or by the same letters with different powers, as 2 a b, 5 a b”,

and 3 a” b. When a quantity is expressed by a single letter, or by several single

letters

**multiplied**together, without any intervening sign, as a, or 2 a b, it is calleda ...

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The multiplication of simple algebraical quantities must be represented according

to the notation already pointed out. Thus, a x b, or a b, represents the product of a

The multiplication of simple algebraical quantities must be represented according

to the notation already pointed out. Thus, a x b, or a b, represents the product of a

**multiplied**by b : a b c, the product of the three quantities a, b, and c. - It is also ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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