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A School Algebra - Page 420
by George Albert Wentworth - 1890 - 495 pages

A Treatise on Algebra: By Charles Smith

Charles Smith - Algebra - 1888 - 680 pages
...feet. What is the volume of a sphere of one yard radius ? Ex. 3. The distance through which a heavy body falls from rest varies as the square of the time it falls ; also a body falls 64 feet in 2 seconds. How far does a body fall in 6 seconds ? Ex. 4. The...

Elementary Algebra for the Use of Preparatory Schools

Charles Smith - Algebra - 1894 - 620 pages
...seconds is 64. What is the velocity at the end of five seconds ? 11. The distance through which a heavy body falls from rest varies as the square of the time it falls, and a body falls through 144 feet in three seconds. How far does it fall in two seconds ? 12....

A School Algebra: Designed for Use in High Schools and Academies

Emerson Elbridge White - Algebra - 1896 - 422 pages
...falling ball at the end of 2 seconds is G4 feet, what will be its velocity at the end of 6 seconds ? 21. The distance a body falls from rest varies as the square of the time it falls. ' If a ball falls 144 feet in 3 seconds, how far will it fall in 12 seconds ? 22. The quantity...

New School Algebra

George Albert Wentworth - Algebra - 1898 - 442 pages
...of a falling body at the end of 2 seconds is 64 feet, what is its velocity at the end of 8 seconds ? 12. The distance a body falls from rest varies as...feet in 3 seconds, how far will it fall in 5 seconds ? The volume of a right circular cone varies jointly as its height and the square of the radius of...

Text-book of Algebra: With Exercises for Secondary Schools and ..., Part 1

George Egbert Fisher, Isaac Joachim Schwatt - Algebra - 1898 - 714 pages
...be known that the surface varies as the square of the radius ? It has been found by experiment that the distance a body falls from rest varies as the square of the time. 23. If a body falls 256 feet in 4 seconds, how far will it fall in 10 seconds ? 24. From what height...

New School Algebra

George Albert Wentworth - 1898 - 426 pages
...end of 2 seconds is 64 ft. Find the velocity at the end of 6 seconds. 102. The distance through which a body falls from rest varies as the square of the time it falls ; and a body falls 144 ft. in 3 seconds. How far does it fall in 4 seconds? 103. The volume of...

Elements of Algebra with Exercises

George Egbert Fisher, Isaac Joachim Schwatt - Algebra - 1899 - 506 pages
...it be known that the volume varies as the cube of the radius ? It has been found by experiment that the distance a body falls from rest varies as the square of the time. 17. If a body falls 256 feet in 4 seconds, how far will it fall in 10 seconds ? 18. From what height...

A Treatise on Bookkeeping and Stenography ...

International Correspondence Schools - Bookkeeping - 1899 - 646 pages
...through which bodies will fall vary as the squares of the times during which they fall. If a body falls 144 feet in 3 seconds, how far will it fall in 5 seconds ? Ans. 400ft. (38) Knowing that the weights of spheres of similar material vary as the cubes of their...