| Leonard Dunnell Gale - Physics - 1838 - 276 pages
...the distance of 2 feet the attraction will be 4 pounds, or the square* of 2, which is the distance. ' **The square of any number is the product obtained by multiplying that number** into itself. Thus : 2 multiplied into itself, or by itself, is 4 ; 4 multiplied by 4 is 16 : hence,... | |
| 1853
...principal object of attention on the part of the pupil is the arranging and writing the work upon the slate **in a correct and workmanlike manner. 1. Multiply the...3 gives the product 9. 3. What is the square of 22** 1 4. Calculate the square of 256. 5. What is the sum of the squares of 9 and 18 ? 6. How much greater... | |
| Alvord D. Robinson - Arithmetic - 1902 - 515 pages
...II. (404) SQUARES AND SQUARE ROOTS. The square of a number is the product found from multiplying a **number by itself. Thus, 9 is the square of 3, because 3 multiplied by** itself gives the product 9. The exponent 2 (2) is used to show that the square of the number preceding... | |
| Vincent Thomas Murché - 1906
...these laws have already been dealt with. Let us see what we can make of the third. Of course you know **that the square of any number is the product obtained by multiplying that number by itself. Thus** 4 = 2x2; 9 = 3x3; 100 = 10 x 10, and therefore 4, 9, and 100 are respectively the squares of 2, 3,... | |
| International Correspondence Schools - Measuring instruments - 1914
...OF NUMBERS 29. In certain shop calculations it is necessary to find the power of a number. The power **of any number is the product obtained by multiplying that number by itself** one or more times. In the calculations that follow, the only powers required are the second and third... | |
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