## 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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a x — b = — a b : for a quantity is said to be

if it be subtracted b times; and a ... The 24 and 4th cases may be thus proved; a

— a = 0,

a x — b = — a b : for a quantity is said to be

**multiplied**by a negative number — h,if it be subtracted b times; and a ... The 24 and 4th cases may be thus proved; a

— a = 0,

**multiply**both sides by b, and a ” together with — a × b must be equal to ... Page

Thus, #=e; because a b

down to the remainder as many other terms of the dividend as the case may

require, ...

Thus, #=e; because a b

**multiplied**by • gives a b c. ... first term in the quotient;**multiply**the whole divisor by it, subtract the product from the dividend, and bringdown to the remainder as many other terms of the dividend as the case may

require, ...

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If the numerator and denominator of a fraction be both

by the same quantity, its value is not altered. For *_C d. a r u : or to 5. – 5; and To

= To Hence, a fraction is reduced to its lowest terms, by dividing both the ...

If the numerator and denominator of a fraction be both

**multiplied**, or both dividedby the same quantity, its value is not altered. For *_C d. a r u : or to 5. – 5; and To

= To Hence, a fraction is reduced to its lowest terms, by dividing both the ...

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o Fractions are changed to others of equal value with a common denominator, by

denominator of each fraction having been

the ...

o Fractions are changed to others of equal value with a common denominator, by

**multiplying**each numerator by every ... For ; : and #}=} the numerator anddenominator of each fraction having been

**multiplied**by the same quantity, viz.the ...

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To divide a fraction by any quantity,

retain the numerator. *_ . Because b c The ... The result is the same, whether the

denominator is

To divide a fraction by any quantity,

**multiply**the denominator by that quantity, andretain the numerator. *_ . Because b c The ... The result is the same, whether the

denominator is

**multiplied**by the quantity, or the numerator divided by it. Let the ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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