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

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An elementary investigation of the

An elementary investigation of the

**latter**process is annexed , as that of Mr. Horner is not easily understood except by students whose progress is considerably more advanced : but ... Page 4

Also the first part of any period is so many units of it , and the

Also the first part of any period is so many units of it , and the

**latter**part so many thousands . The following Table contains a summary of the whole doctrine . Periods . Quadril . ; Trillions ; Billions ; Millions ; Units . Page 11

Make the multiplicand and multiplier change places , and multiply the

Make the multiplicand and multiplier change places , and multiply the

**latter**by the former in the same manner as before . Then if the product found in this way be the same as the former , the number is right . Second Method . Page 16

... c . according to the number of ciphers cut off ; and it is evident , that as often as the whole divisor is contained in the whole dividend , so often must any part of the former be contained in a like part of the

... c . according to the number of ciphers cut off ; and it is evident , that as often as the whole divisor is contained in the whole dividend , so often must any part of the former be contained in a like part of the

**latter**. Page 22

But Troy Weight is also used by Apothecaries in compounding medicines , and by them the ounce is divided into 8 drams , and the dram into 3 scruples , so that the

But Troy Weight is also used by Apothecaries in compounding medicines , and by them the ounce is divided into 8 drams , and the dram into 3 scruples , so that the

**latter**is equal to 20 grains . For scientific purposes the grain only is ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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