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Hence, when the extremes and number of terms are given, to find the common difference, — Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms, less 1, and the quotient will be the common difference.
The American Tutor's Assistant Revised, Or, A Compendious System of ... - Page 155
by Zachariah Jess - 1813 - 210 pages

Arithmetic, Rational and Practical: Wherein the Properties of Numbers are ...

John Mair - Arithmetic - 1772 - 376 pages
...extremes, and number of terms, to find the common difference; that is, given I. II, III. to f1nd IV. RULE. RULE. Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms minus un1ty, and the quo1 is the common difference, by Theorem V. EXAMPLE I. A man had 1 2 fons, whofe...

Mathematics: Compiled from the Best Authors and Intended to be the ..., Volume 1

Mathematics - 1801 - 446 pages
...lie first term, iJce last term, and the number of terms being given,, to find ike common' difference. RULE.* Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms less i, and the quotient will be the common difference sought. EXAMPLES. i. The extremes are 2 and 53, and...

The Arithmetical Magazine, Or, Mercantile Accountant: Adapted to the ...

William M. Finlay - Accounting - 1803 - 272 pages
...PROBLEM IV. Given the first term, the last term, and number of terms, to find the common difference. RULE.— Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of •terms less I— the quotient will be the common difference. EXAMPLE. jGhren 3, the first, 39 the last, and 19...

A New and Complete System of Arithmetick: Composed for the Use of the ...

Nicolas Pike - Algebra - 1808 - 470 pages
...I. Tbejlrtt term, the last term, and the number of terms being given, tojind the common difference. RULE.* Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms less 1, and the quotient will be the common difference sought. EXAMPLES. 1st. The extremes are 3 and 39,...

Mathematics: Compiled from the Best Authors, and Intended to be ..., Volume 1

Samuel Webber - Mathematics - 1808 - 466 pages
...term, the .last term, and the number of terms being given, to jind the common difference. RULE 3.* Divide the differe'nce of the extremes by the number of terms less 1, and the quotient will be the common difference sought, * The difference of the first and last terms...

Adams's New Arithmetic: Arithmetic, in which the Principles of Operating by ...

Daniel Adams - Arithmetic - 1810 - 190 pages
...difference. Hence, when the extremes and number of terms are given, tn fnd the common difference,—' Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms, less 1, and the quotient will be the common difference. 6. If the extremes be 3 and 603, and the number...

Daboll's Schoolmaster's Assistant: Improved and Enlarged, Being a Plain ...

Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1815 - 250 pages
...PROBLEM II. The first term, the last term, and the number of terms given, to find the common difference. RULE. Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms less 1, and the quotient will be the common difference. EXAMPLE8. 1. The extremes are 3 and 29, and the...

Logarithmick Arithmetick: Containing a New and Correct Table of Logarithms ...

Arithmetic - 1818 - 264 pages
...pr<j5« PROBLEM II. The first term, the last term, and the number of terms to find the COMMON DIFFERENCE. RULE. Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms less by i, and the quotient will be the common difference required. EXAMPLES. 1. If the extremes be 3 and...