An Introduction to Algebra Upon the Inductive Method of Instruction

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Hilliard, Gary, Little, and Wilkins, 1828 - Algebra - 276 pages

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Page 36 - A certain person has two silver cups, and only one cover for both. The first cup weighs 12 oz. If the first cup be covered it weighs twice as much as the other cup, but if the second be covered it weighs three times as much as the first.
Page 83 - Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, and write the result as the first term of the quotient.
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