## The elements of algebra |

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added addition algebraical ANSWERS assumed becomes binomial called changed coefficients compound consists constant continued corresponding cube denominator denote difference digits Divide dividend divisible divisor easily equal equation equations containing evident EXAMPLES exceeds EXERCISES exponent expressed extracting factors Find the value former four fourth fraction function given given equations given quantity gives greater greatest common measure hence integral known latter least common multiple less logarithms manner means method miles Multiply namely negative perform positive preceding prime proportional proved quadratic question quotient radical ratio Reduce remainder represented respectively result rule second term sides similar similarly simple solution solved square root substituting subtract taken taking theorem third tion travels units unknown quantities values of x vary

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Página 348 - The logarithm of the product of two numbers is equal to the sum of the logarithms of the numbers.