A Theoretical and Practical Arithmetic: In which the Principles of that Science are Clearly and Fully Explained; Being Intended as an Introduction to the Higher Branches of Mathematics
Samuel Wood & Sons, 1825 - 236 σελίδες
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Σελίδα 89 - ... 3 quarters, 1 ell Flemish, - - E. Fl 5 quarters, ------ 1 ell English, - - EE 6 quarters, ------ 1 ell French, - - E. Fr 27.
Σελίδα 2 - Congress of the United States, entitled "an act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the time therein mentioned." And also to an act entitled "an act supplementary to an act entitled an act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned, and extending the benefits thereof to the...
Σελίδα 106 - Which proves that the square of a number composed of tens and units contains, the square of the tens plus twice the product of the tens by the units, plus the square of the units.
Σελίδα 91 - TABLE. 60 seconds (") make 1 minute, '. 60 minutes " 1 degree, . . . °. 30 degrees
Σελίδα 87 - APOTHECARIES WEIGHT. 20 grains gr. make - - 1 scruple, 9 3 scruples - . - 1 drachm...
Σελίδα 90 - TABL.E. 60 seconds (s.) - make - 1 minute, marked m. 60 minutes ------ 1 hour, - - - - h. 24 hours -------1 day, - - - - d. 7 days ------- 1 week, - - - - w. 4 weeks ------ 1 month, - - - - mo 13 months, 1 day and 6 hours, ) 1 common, or > or 365 days and 6 hours, ) Julian year, j IT 37.
Σελίδα 233 - The logarithm of any power of a number is equal to the logarithm of the number multiplied by the exponent of the power.
Σελίδα 201 - If the errors are alike, divide the difference of tire products by the difference of the errors, and the quotient will be the answer. 5. If the errors are unlike, divide the sum of the products by the sum of the errors, and the quotient will be the answer.
Σελίδα 159 - That is, the sum of the terms of an arithmetical progression is equal to half the sum of the two extremes multiplied by the number of terms.