Mathematics for Practical Men: Being a Common-place Book of Principles, Theorems, Rules, and Tables, in Various Departments of Pure and Mixed Mathematics, with Their Application; Especially to the Pursuits of Surveyors, Architects, Mechanics, and Civil Engineers
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Page 12 - Yard, when compared with a Pendulum vibrating Seconds of Mean Time in the Latitude of London in a Vacuum at the Level of the Sea is in the proportion of Thirty-Six Inches to Thirty-Nine Inches and one thousand three hundred and ninety-three ten-thousandth Parts of an Inch...
Page 13 - CUBIC MEASURE 1728 cubic inches = 1 cubic foot 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard...
Page 54 - To divide a polynomial by a monomial, divide each term of the polynomial by the monomial: (Sab — 12ac) -i- 4a = 36 — 3c.
Page 23 - Operations with Fractions A) To change a mixed number to an improper fraction, simply multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction and add the numerator.
Page 16 - Minute 60 Minutes = 1 Hour 24 Hours = 1 Day 7 Days = 1 Week 28 Days = 1 Lunar Month 28, 29, 30, or 31 Days = 1 Calendar Month 12 Calendar Months = 1 Year 365 Days = 1 Common Year 366 Days =1 Leap Year In 400 Years, 97 are leap years, and 303 common. WEIGHT OF ENGLISH COINS. Gold. dwt. gr. Sovereign 5 3J Half Sovereign 2 13J Double Sovereign 10 6} Silver.
Page 16 - Every mass of alloyed gold is supposed to be divided into 24 equal parts ; thus the standard for coin is 22 carat fine, that is, it consists of 22 parts of pure gold and 2 parts of alloy.
Page 413 - Strength of Cast Iron, &c. A PRACTICAL ESSAY on the STRENGTH of CAST IRON and OTHER METALS. By the late THOMAS TREDGOLD, Mem. Inst. CE, Author of "Elementary Principles of Carpentry,
Page 44 - In a series of equal ratios, the sum of the antecedents is to the sum of the consequents as any antecedent is to its consequent.