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

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These rules teach how to

These rules teach how to

**denote**or express any proposed number , either by words or characters : or to read and write down any sum or number . The Numbers in Arithmetic are expressed by the following ten digits ... Page 4

Thus , in the number 1796 , the 6 in the first place

Thus , in the number 1796 , the 6 in the first place

**denotes**only six units , or simply six ; 9 in the second place signifies nine tens , or ninety ; 7 in the third place , seven hundred ; and the 1 in the fourth place , one thousand ... Page 6

There are various characters or marks used in Arithmetic and Algebra , to

There are various characters or marks used in Arithmetic and Algebra , to

**denote**several of their operations and propositions t ; the chief of which are as follow : + signifies plus , or addition . minus , or subtraction ... Page 8

The whole body of foot soldiers is

The whole body of foot soldiers is

**denoted**by the word Infantry ; and all those that charge on horseback by the word Cavalry . — Some authors conjecture that the term infantry is derived from a certain Infanta of Spain , who , finding ... Page 11

Another more ample demonstration of this rule may , however , be as follows : - Let P and Q

Another more ample demonstration of this rule may , however , be as follows : - Let P and Q

**denote**the number of 9s in the factors to be multiplied , and a and b what remain ; then 9p + a and 9Q + b will be the numbers themselves ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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