## A Course of Mathematics: In Two Volumes. For the Use of the Royal Military Academy, Volume 1 |

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372 354 tion 232 233 A line nearly equal to the

372 354 tion 232 233 A line nearly equal to the

**circle**400 Recapitulation of processes ...... 234 To measure an angle by the com- 402 Indeterminate Co - efficients 236 238 passes only ..... 402 Piling of balls . Page 20

1. MEASURE OF LENGTH . 12 Inches 1 Foot . 3 Feet 1 Yard . 5 . Yards 1 Rod , or Pole . 40 Poles 1 Furlong . 8 Furlongs 1 Mile . 6975 Miles 1 Degree of a Great

1. MEASURE OF LENGTH . 12 Inches 1 Foot . 3 Feet 1 Yard . 5 . Yards 1 Rod , or Pole . 40 Poles 1 Furlong . 8 Furlongs 1 Mile . 6975 Miles 1 Degree of a Great

**Circle**of the Earth . An Inch is the smallest lineal measure ... Page 22

ANGULAR MEASURE ; OR , DIVISIONS OF THE

ANGULAR MEASURE ; OR , DIVISIONS OF THE

**CIRCLE**. 60 Seconds = 1 Minute . 60 Minutes = 1 Degree . 30 Degrees = 1 Sign . 90 Degrees = 1 Quadrant . 360 Degrees = l Circumference . Formerly , the subdivisions were carried on by sixties ... Page 60

So that , in fact , this

So that , in fact , this

**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 . Page 61

That is , the quotient is composed of such repeating

That is , the quotient is composed of such repeating

**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 ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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added algebraic angle answer applied arithmetical base called centre circle coefficients common compound contained continued cube decimal denominator denote describe diameter difference distance divided division divisor double draw drawn equal equation EXAMPLES expression extremes factors figure former four fraction functions give given greater half hence interest intersection join latter length less manner means measure meeting method Multiply obtained operation opposite parallel parallelogram perpendicular plane position principal PROBLEM proportional quantity question quotient radius ratio rectangle Reduce remainder respectively result right angles root rule sides signs simple solution square subtract successive supposing taken THEOREM third triangle Whence whole yards