## 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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**Decimals**, or**decimal**fractions ...... 54 49 Reduction of monomial surds ... 150 147 binomial surds 157 153 ... Addition 54 50 Progressions .. Subtraction .... 55 50 Arithmetical progression .... Multiplication 55 51 Division 57 53 ... Page 13

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**decimals**, in the extractions of roots in duodecimals , and in Algebra . * The reason of this rule is obvious ; for any number multiplied by the component parts of another , must give the same product as if it were multiplied by that ... Page 22

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**decimal**progression from 10,000 grains downwards to of a grain . By comparing the number of grains in the Avoirdupois and Troy pound and ounce respect- ively , it appears that the Troy pound is less than the Avoirdupois , in the ... Page 23

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**decimals**. By vulgar fractions nearly . Corn Wine Ale Corn Measure . Wine Measure . Ale Mea- Mea- Mea- Measure . sure . sure . sure . To convert old measures to new . } -96943 · 83311 1.01704 31 용 To convert new 1.03153 1.20032 • 98324 ... Page 53

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**DECIMAL**FRACTIONS . A**DECIMAL**FRACTION is that which has RULE OF THREE IN VULGAR FRACTIONS . 53.### 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