## 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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**common**measure .. 132 Comparison of French and English ... 25 23 Compound addition 27 25 Table of Officers ' pay 29 27 Least**common**multiple Algebraic Fractions Reduction 136 137 132 137 132 Compound subtraction 30 28 multiplication ... Page 3

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**Common**Arithmetic ; but when of broken numbers , or parts of numbers , it is called Fractions . Unity , or an Unit , is that by which every thing is regarded as one ; being the beginning of number ; as , one man , one ball , one gun ... Page 17

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**common**denominator , we have r1 d2 dз d4 d5 ... + r2 dz d4 d5 . + r3d4 d5 + r4d5 . +15 ... di d2 d . d4 d5 . .... where the continuing dots express that the multiplication and addition are to be carried to the extent of embracing all ... Page 21

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**common**dealings of life . Particular weights belonging to this division : - cwt . TABLES OF WEIGHTS AND MEASURES . 21 Tables of weights and measures 18 Greatest**common**measure 132. Page 22

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**common**. = 1 Hour . = 1 Day . = 1 Week . 1 Lunar Month . = 1 Calendar Month . - 1 Year . = 1**Common**Year . = 1 Leap Year . 1 Julian Year . 1 Solar Year . The same remark , as in the case of angular measure , applies to the mode of ...### Other editions - View all

### Common terms and phrases

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