## A Course of Mathematics: In Two Volumes. Composed for the Use of the Royal Military Academy, Volume 1Longman, Orme & Company, 1841 - Mathematics |

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**circle**400 To measure an angle by the com- 402 passes only . To find the diameter of a sphere Field problems ....... ... 402 403 Application of algebra to geometry .. 413 377 PLANE TRIGONOMETRY . Introduction .... 172 Exercises for ... Page 20

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**Circle**of the Earth . An Inch is the smallest lineal measure to which a name is given ; but subdivisions are used for many purposes . Among mechanics , the Inch is commonly divided into eighths . By the officers of the revenue , and by ... Page 22

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**CIRCLE**. 60 Seconds 60 Minutes 30 Degrees 90 Degrees 360 Degrees = 1 Minute . = 1 Degree . = 1 Sign . = 1 Quadrant . 1 Circumference . Formerly , the subdivisions were carried on by sixties ; thus , the second was divided into 60 thirds ... Page 60

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**circle**includes 28 complete**circles**. The property of circulation of some number of the figures in periods is not one peculiar to this or any other of the interminable decimals , but belongs to them all . Sometimes the period is ... Page 61

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**circles**as we have stated . Any further examination of this subject ( which , nevertheless , is a very curious and a very important one ) would be incompatible with the limits of this work . The method of finding the value of such a ...### Other editions - View all

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ABCD algebraic altitude arithmetical arithmetical progression base bisect breadth centre chord circle circumference coefficients common cone cosec cube root decimal denominator denoted diagonal diameter difference dihedral angle distance divided divisor draw drawn equal equation equiangular EXAMPLES expression figure fraction frustum geometrical given line greater hence inscribed integer intersection join length less lineation logarithms mantissa measure meeting method multiplied parallel parallel ruler parallelogram perpendicular plane polygon prism PROBLEM proportional quantity quotient radii radius ratio rectangle Reduce right angles rule Scholium segment sides sine solid angle solution square root straight line subtraction tangent THEOREM third trapezium triangle ABC u₁ vulgar fraction Whence