## A Course of Mathematics: For the Use of Academies as Well as Private Tuition. In Two Volumes, Volume 1 |

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Page 4 - Los números cardinales 0: zero 1: one 2: two 3: three 4: four 5: five 6: six 7: seven 8: eight 9: nine 10: ten 11: eleven 12: twelve 13: thirteen 14: fourteen 15: fifteen 16: sixteen 17: seventeen 18: eighteen 19: nineteen 20: twenty...

Page 282 - If a straight line be divided into any two parts, the square on the whole line is...

Page 404 - How many square feet are there in the convex surface of the frustum of a square pyramid, whose slant...

Page 295 - The angle formed by a tangent to a circle, and a chord drawn from the point of contact, is equal to the angle in the alternate segment.

Page 271 - AB>AC-BC: that is, the difference of any two sides of a triangle is less than the third side.

Page 236 - It is required to divide the number 24 into two such parts, that their product may be equal to 35 times their difference. Ans. 10 and 14.

Page 133 - A hare starts 40 yards before a grey-hound, and is not perceived by him till she has been up 40 seconds : she scuds away at the rate of ten miles an hour, and the dog, on view, makes after her at the rate of 18 miles an hour : How long will the course hold, and what space will be ran over from the spot where the dog started ? Am.

Page 276 - All the interior angles of any rectilineal figure, together with four right angles, are equal to twice as many right angles as the figure has sides.

Page 19 - Or multiply the last remainder by the preceding divisor, or last but one, and to the product add the preceding remainder; multiply this sum by the next preceding divisor, and to the product add the next preceding remainder ; and so on till you have gone through all the divisors and remainders to the first, thus

Page 263 - The Circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called Degrees ; and each degree into 60 Minutes, each minute into 60 Seconds, and so on.