... simplest decimal system of multiplication and division, we are enabled to perform with speed and ease any calculations connected with it which may be necessary; another is that the same prefixes are used for measures of length, surface, capacity,... The Applications of Physical Forces - Page xxxviby Amédée Guillemin - 1877 - 741 pagesFull view - About this book
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...used for measures of length, surface, capacity, and weight ; and, finally, these various measures are **related to each other in the simplest manner. Unit...parts, and 3,600,000 of these parts are to constitute a** yard. The yard is divided into 36 inches, so that the length of the seconds pendulum in London is 3913929... | |
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| Stephen Roper - Fire engines - 1889 - 390 pages
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