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New series of The mathematical repository - Page 19
by Thomas Leybourn - 1835
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University of Cambridge, Sir Thomas Gery Cullum - 1830
...(b) respectively, and the distance between them (c). 4. Find /V-^ ,, fjyx . (.1 - x) j vc tl\m .di. 5. State the principle of virtual velocities, and...and the length of a year, find the planet's period. 9. Construct a horizontal dial, and find the limits beyond which it is unnecessary to graduate it....
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A Collection of Cambridge Mathematical Examination Papers: Papers in the ...

John Martin Frederick Wright - Astronomy - 1831
...perpendicular altitudes above the plane where they meet are inversely as their specific gravities. 2. To find the specific gravity of a body lighter than the fluid in which it is weighed. 3. A hollow iron sphere just floats in water : find its thickness. If the exterior and interior surfaces...
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A Collection of Cambridge Mathematical Examination Papers: As Given at ...

John Martin Frederick Wright - Mathematics - 1833
...moving. 6. Explain the construction and use of Nicholson's hydrometer, and give the method of determining the specific gravity of a body lighter than the fluid in which it is weighed. 7. If a body float on a fluid, the weight of the fluid displaced is equal to the weight of the body,...
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Mathematical problems and examples, arranged according to subjects, from the ...

Mathematics - 1836
...being given. 97. In a common pump find the height through which the water ascends at any stroke. 98. Find the specific gravity of a body lighter than the fluid in which it is weighed. 99. Define the metacentre of any floating body, and investigate a formula for its position. 100. Explain...
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The examinations for the degree of bachelor of arts, Jan., 1847

Cambridge univ, exam. papers - 1847
...equal to the weight of the fluid displaced. 10. Shew how the hydrostatic balance is used in finding the specific gravity of a body lighter than the fluid in which it is weighed. If the weight of the sinker in water is diminished 48-45 grains when 15-3 grains of cork are fastened...
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Parliamentary Papers, House of Commons and Command, Volume 25

Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons - Great Britain - 1858
...self-registering thermometer may be constructed. 5. Define specific gravity, and give a method by which the specific gravity of a body lighter than the fluid in which it is weighed may be found. A piece of metal whose weight in water is 12 ounces is attached to a piece of wood which...
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Report of Her Majesty's Civil Service Commissioners: Together with ..., Volume 3

Great Britain. Civil Service Commission - 1858
...self-registering thermometer may be constructed. 5. Define specific gravity, nnd give a method by which the specific gravity of a body lighter than the fluid in which it is weighed may be found. A piece of metal whose weight in water is 12 ounces is attached to a piece of wood which...
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Guide to the three services: civil, naval, and military

John Paxton Hall - 1860
...self-registering thermometer may be constructed. Define specific gravity, and give a method by which the specific gravity of a body lighter than the fluid in which it is weighed may be found. A piece of metal whose weight in water is 12 ounces is attached to a piece of wood which...
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Government examinations, a companion to 'Under government' and a key to the ...

Joseph Charles Parkinson - 1860
...self-registering thermometer may be constructed. 5. Define specific gravity, and give a method by which the specific gravity of a body lighter than the fluid in which it is weighed may be fonnd. A piece of metal whose weight in water is 12 ounces is attached to a piece of wood which...
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A complete practical guide to her majesty's Civil service, by a certificated ...

Civil service
...self-registering thermometer may be constructed. Define specific gravity, and give a method by which the specific gravity of a body lighter than the fluid in which it is weighed may be found. A piece of metal whose weight in water is 12 ounces is attached to a piece of wood which...
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