Practical Applied Mathematics

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McGraw-Hill book Company, Incorporated, 1915 - Mathematics - 206 pages


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Page 165 - A sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Page 83 - A Circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Page 190 - Measures of Weight 10 milligrams (mg) =1 centigram eg 10 centigrams =1 decigram dg 10 decigrams =1 gram g 10 grams =1 dekagram Dg...
Page 34 - When a decimal number is to be divided by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor, and if there be not figures enough in the number, prefix ciphers.
Page 112 - If a number be multiplied by itself any number of times, the result is called a power of that number. An Exponent is a number written at the right of, and above another number, to indicate what power of the latter is to be taken. Thus, a2, read " a square," or " a second power," denotes axa; a3, read " a cube," or " a third power," denotes axaxa ; a4, read " a fourth," or " a fourth power,
Page 48 - In any proportion, the product of the means is equal to the product of the extremes.
Page 122 - The area of a rectangle is equal to the product of its base and altitude ; that is, A = ab. 443. Corollary 1. The area of a square is equal to the square of its side. 444. Corollary 2. Tiro rectangles are to each other as the products of their bases and altitudes.
Page 18 - TABLE. 1728 cubic inches (cu. in.) make 1 cubic foot, ...... cu. ft. 27 cubic feet
Page 19 - CIRCULAR MEASURE 60 seconds — 1 minute 60 minutes = 1 degree 90 degrees - 1 quadrant 4 quadrants = 1 circle...
Page 18 - Ib. 25 pounds 3 make 1 quarter qr. 4 quarters make 1 hundred weight. cwt. 20 hundred weight make 1 ton T. APOTHECARIES WEIGHT, 7.

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