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Page 238 - The rectangle contained by the diagonals of a quadrilateral inscribed in a circle is equal to the sum of the two rectangles contained by its opposite sides.
Page 67 - Multiply the divisor, thus augmented, by the last figure of the root, and subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.
Page 66 - Subtract the power from the given quantity, and divide the first term of the remainder by the...
Page 302 - Every body continues in its state of rest, or uniform motion in a right line, unless it is compelled to change that state by forces impressed upon it.
Page 116 - How much gold of 15, of 17, and of 22 carats fine, must be mixed with 5 oz. of 18 carats fine, so that the composition may be 20 carats fine ? Ans.
Page 134 - The logarithm of any power of a number is equal to the logarithm of the number multiplied by the exponent of the power.
Page 94 - Three lines are in harmonical proportion, when the first is to the third, as the difference between the first and second, is to the difference between the second and third ; and the second is called a harmonic mean between the first and third. The expression 'harmonical proportion...
Page 23 - Divide the less number by the remainder, the last divisor by the last remainder, and so on, till nothing remains. The last divisor will be the greatest common divisor sought.