A course of mathematics

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Printed for F.C. & J. Rivington, 1811 - Mathematics
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Page 279 - THE Difference of any Two Sides of a Triangle, is Less than the Third Side.
Page 2 - Thus, when it is said that, The sum of the three angles of any triangle is equal to two right angles, this is a Theorem, the truth of which is demonstrated by Geometry.
Page 178 - Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, and write the result as the first term of the quotient.
Page 279 - America, but know that we are alive, that two and two make four, and that the sum of any two sides of a triangle is greater than the third side.
Page 301 - The angle at the centre of a circle is double the angle at the circumference on the same arc.
Page 290 - If a straight line be divided into any two parts, the square on the whole line is equal to the squares on the two parts, together with twice the rectangle contained by the two parts. Let the straight line AB be divided into any two parts at the point C: the square on AB shall be equal to the squares on AC, CB, together with twice the rectangle contained by AC, CB.
Page 292 - ... the square of the hypothenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides.
Page 70 - RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.
Page 4 - Moors, about eight or nine hundred •*'. years since; viz. 1 one, 2 two, 3 three, 4 four, 5 five, 6 six,--.'; 7 seven, 8 eight, 9 nine, 0 cipher, or nothing. These chav.'.
Page 143 - If a quantity of provisions serves 1500 men 12 weeks, at the rate of 20 ounces a day for each man ; how many men will the same provisions maintain for 20 weeks, at the rate of 8 ounces a day for each ma's ? Ans. men. 36. A younger brother received $8400, which was just of his elder brother's fortune: what was the father worth ? Ans. $19200.

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