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" Then say, As the weight lost in water, Is to the whole weight, So is the specific gravity of water, To the specific gravity of the body. "
A Course of Mathematics in Two Volumes for the Use of Academies as Well as ... - Page 201
by Charles Hutton - 1807
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The shipwright's vade-mecum [by D. Steel].

David Steel - 1805 - 390 pages
...1030 Fir 548 . 1520 Tar 1015 Cork 240 Lignum Vitae.. . 1327 River Water... 1009 Common Air . 1.232 As the weight lost in water Is to the whole weight,...gravity of water To the specific gravity of the body. Apiece of fine copper weighed 9/6. but in water only 8/fr. Required its specific gravity? n>. a>. oz....
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An Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Mechanics: In Five Books ...

William Marrat - Mechanics - 1810 - 512 pages
...body loses in water. Then say, As the weight lost in water, It to the abtolttte weight of the body, So is the specific gravity of water, To the specific gravity of the body. For, let W be the weight of the body, u> the weight lost in the fluid, which by art. 487, is also equal...
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A Course of Mathematics ...: Composed for the Use of the Royal Military ...

Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1811
...heavier than water, weigh it both in water and out of water, and take the difference, which will he the weight lost in water. Then say, As the weight...gravity of water, To the specific gravity of the body, i EXAMPLE. A piece of stone v/eighed lOlb, but in water only 6flb, required its specific gravity ?...
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A Course of Mathematics: In Three Volumes : Composed for the Use of the ...

Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1811
...greater. Then say, by proportion, As the last remainder, Is to the weight of the light body in air, So is the specific gravity of water, To the specific gravity of the body. f-.1V That is, the specific gravity is s = -. — — . — — —~T\t by cor. 6, prop. 64. . EXAMPLE....
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A Treatise of Mechanics, Theoretical, Practical, and Descriptive, Volume 1

Olinthus Gregory - Mechanical engineering - 1815 - 604 pages
...the general rule iu words at length is this : As the weight lost in water Is to the whole or absolute weight ; So is the specific gravity of water To the specific gravity of the body. II. When the body nill not sink in water, being specifically lighter. In this case attach to it a piece...
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A Course of Mathematics for the Use of Academies, as Well as Private Tuition

Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1822 - 680 pages
...Iw the' ipeeific gravity of water. That is, As the weighMost in water, Is to the whole or absolute weight, So is the specific gravity of water, To the specific gravity of the body. EXAMPLE. If a piece of stone weigh IQlb, but in water only 6f lb? required its specific gravity, that of water...
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Dictionary of the Mathematical and Physical Sciences, According to the ...

James Mitchell - Mathematics - 1823 - 684 pages
...greater. Then use this proportion : As the last remainder Is to the weight of the light body in air, So is the specific gravity of water To the specific gravity of the body. When the specific gravity of a, fluid is required. — Take some body of known specific gravity ; weigh...
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A Compendium of Mechanics; Or; Text Book for Engineers, Mill-wrights ...

Robert Brunton - Mechanical engineering - 1828 - 222 pages
...will be the weight lost in water ; then say, As the weight lost in water, Is to the whole or absolute weight ; So is the specific gravity of water, To the specific gravity of the body. EXAMPLE. What is the specific gravity of a stone which weighs 10 libs, but in the water only 6| libs, water...
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An Introduction to Mensuration and Practical Geometry

John Bonnycastle - Geometry - 1829 - 252 pages
...weight in air. Then as the difference in these remainders is to the weight of the light body in air, So is the specific gravity of water to the specific gravity of the body. EXAMPLE. Suppose a piece of elm weighs in air 15 pounds, and that a piece of copper which weighs 18 pounds in...
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Introduction to Mensuration and Practical Geometry

John Bonnycastle - Measurement - 1833 - 310 pages
...of water, and the difference will be the weight lost in the water. Then, as the weight lost in the water, is to the whole weight, So is the specific...gravity of the body. EXAMPLE. A piece of stone weighed in air 10 pounds, but in water only 6| pounds. Required its specific gravity. 10 6* 3* : 10 :: 1000...
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