| Jeremiah Day - Algebra - 1814 - 303 pages
...to attend to multiplication by positive whole numbers. This, according to the definition (Art. 90) **is taking the multiplicand as many times, as there are units in the multiplier.** Suppose a is to be multiplied by 6, and that b stands for 3. There are, then, three units in the multiplier... | |
| Bézout - Arithmetic - 1825 - 236 pages
...idea which we have given of multiplication, we see that we could perform this operation by writing **the multiplicand as many times as there are units in the multiplier,** and afterward performing the addition. For instance, to multiply 7 by 3, we could write 7 + 7 + 7,... | |
| Roswell Chamberlain Smith - Arithmetic - 1826 - 107 pages
...a fraction? for doubtless it has appeared rather strange. In multiplying by a whole number we take **the multiplicand as many times as there are units in the multiplier;** and in multiplying by one then, how many times do you take the multiplicand! Ans. 1. Give an example... | |
| Jeremiah Day - Algebra - 1827 - 332 pages
...also called multiplication. According to this view of the subject; 90. MULTIPLYING BY A WHOLE NPMBER. **is TAKING THE MULTIPLICAND AS MANY TIMES, AS THERE ARE UNITS IN THE MULTIPLIER.** Multiplying by 1, is taking the multiplicand once, as a. Multiplying by 2, is taking the multiplicand... | |
| B. M. Tyler - Arithmetic - 1827 - 287 pages
...answer by adding ; but when the multiplier is a large number, it would be very tedious to set down **the multiplicand as many times as there are units in the multiplier,** and be obliged to add them up. This shows the great utility of multiplication. 8. What is the price... | |
| Roswell Chamberlain Smith - Arithmetic - 1827 - 196 pages
...fraction, for doubtless it has appeared rather strange. In multiplying by a whole number, we talte **the multiplicand as many times as there are units in the multiplier** ; and in multiplying by one then ; how many times do you take the multiplicand ? A. 1. Give an example.... | |
| William Ruger - Arithmetic - 1832 - 263 pages
...the right to the left. SUPPLEMENT TO MULTIPLICATION. Multiplying by a mixed number, as 6J, 5J, &c. **is taking the multiplicand as many times as there are units in the multiplier** ; and likewise taking a part of the multiplicand as many times as there are like portions of a unit... | |
| Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1833 - 270 pages
...altering the product. We see from the above examples, that any product may be found by setting down **the multiplicand as many times as there are units in the multiplier,** and adding all the numbers together. $ 31. Multiplication is therefore a short method of addition.... | |
| Lyman Cobb - Arithmetic - 1834 - 108 pages
...amount, several times repeated, may be accomplished by Addition ; first, by writing down the figures of **the multiplicand as many times as there are units in the multiplier,** in a column, and adding them up. But the end is attained much more quickly, more pleasantly, and with... | |
| Charles Davies - Algebra - 1835 - 353 pages
...b). MULTIPLICATION. 40. Algebraic multiplication has the same object as arithmetical, viz. to repeat **the multiplicand as many times as there are units in the multiplier.** It is generally proved, in arithmetical treaties, that the product of two or more numbers is the same,... | |
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