## 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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**length**to render it easy of comprehension . As the first attempt ever made to compose an elementary treatise on this subject was made by myself in the previous edition of this work , my attention was naturally directed to it ... Page viii

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**Length**and area of the circle ....... 475 420 Integration of general term 281 To find the sum of a series .. 283 271 Problems on plane surfaces 478 414 273 285 279 Surfaces and volumes of solid figures with plane boundaries .. 486 426 ... Page 20

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**Length**. 2. Surface . 3. Solidity , or Capacity . 4. Force of Gravity , or what is commonly called Weight . 5. Angles . 6. Time . The several denominations of these Measures have reference to certain standards , which are entirely ... Page 25

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**LENGTH**. ENGLISH . 1 Inch ( 1-36th of a yard ) 1 Foot ( 1-3d of a yard ) Yard imperial Fathom ( 2 yards ) ... FRENCH . 2.539954 centimetres . 3.0479449 decimetres . 0-91438348 metre . Pole , or perch , ( 51⁄2 yards ) Furlong ( 220 yards ) ... Page 32

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**length**of the face of the bastion ? Ans . 89 yds Ift 8 inches . COMPOUND MULTIPLICATION . COMPOUND MULTIPLICATION shows how to find the amount of any given number of different denominations repeated a certain proposed number of times ...### 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