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The velocity given to find the space fallen through, to acquire that velocity. RULE. — Divide the velocity by 8, and the square of the quotient will be the distance fallen through to acquire that velocity.
Scribner's Engineers' and Mechanics' Companion: Comprising United States ... - Page 103
by J. M. Scribner - 1849 - 264 pages

## A New and Complete System of Arithmetick: Composed for the Use of the ...

Nicolas Pike - Algebra - 1808 - 470 pages
...through, will ever be equal to one eighth of the velocity acquired at the end of the fall ; therefore, 2. Divide the velocity by 8, and the square of the quotient...distance fallen through, to acquire that velocity. Suppose the velocity of a cannon ball to be about f of a mile, or 660 feet per second : From what height...

## A New and Complete System of Arithmetick: Composed for the Use of the ...

Nicolas Pike - Arithmetic - 1822 - 562 pages
...eighth of the velocity acquired at the end of the fall ; therefore, 2. Divide the velocity by 8, and Hie square of the quotient will be the distance fallen through, to acquire that velocity. Suppose the velocity of a cannon ball to be about | of a mile, or 660 feet per second : From what height...

## The Practical Arithmetic: In which the Principles of Operating by Numbers ...

Arithmetic - 1829 - 196 pages
...acquired at the END OF THE FALL. HenCC, 'l'o find the space fallen through, the velocity being given, . RULE. Divide the VELOCITY by 8, and the SQUARE OF...distance fallen through, to acquire that velocity. 5. The velocity of a cannon ball being about 660 feet per second ; how high must a body fall, to acquire...

## The Western Arithmetic: Or, Pennsylvania and Ohio Accomptant: Being a Plain ...

James L. Connolly (mathematician.) - Arithmetic - 1835 - 264 pages
...through, will always be equal to one.eighth of the velocity acquired at the end of the fall ; therefore divide the velocity by 8, and the square of the quotient...will be the distance fallen through, to acquire that Telocity. Question 67. 12 multiply 12eqnal 144, the square of the semidiameter; then 144 multiply 2...

## The National Arithmetic, on the Inductive System: Combining the Analytic and ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1839 - 356 pages
...1120 yards. PROBLEM vI. The velocity given to find the space fallen through, to acquire that velocity. RULE. — Divide the velocity by 8, and the square...will be the distance fallen through to acquire that velocity16. The velocity of a cannon ball is 660 feet per second. From what height must it fall to...

## The National Arithmetic ...: Combining the Analytic and Synthetic Methods ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1841 - 334 pages
...1120 yards. PROBLEM vL The velocity given to find the space fallen through, to acquire that velocity. RULE. — Divide the velocity by 8, and the square...distance fallen through to acquire that velocity. 16. The velocity of a cannon ball is 660 feet per second. From what height must it fall to acquire...

## A New System of Arithmetic, on the Cancelling Plan: Embracing the Rules of ...

Charles Guilford Burnham - Arithmetic - 1841 - 324 pages
...Answer. PROB. IV. Tlie velocity given, to find the space fatten through, to acquire that velocity. RULE. Divide the velocity by 8, and the square of...distance fallen through to acquire that velocity. 1. The velocity of a cannon ball is 424 feet per second. From what height must it fall to acquire that...

## Arithmetical Spyglass and Teacher's Assistant: Intended as a Key and ...

Charles Waterhouse - Arithmetic - 1842 - 180 pages
...moving in any direction, being given, tofind hmo far a body must fall to acquire the same velocity. RULE. — Divide the velocity by 8, and the square of the quotient will be the space fallen through. Reason. — Because the square root of the space fallen through, is always equal...