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

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COMPOUND PROPORTION . a COMPOUND PROPORTION is a rule by

COMPOUND PROPORTION . a COMPOUND PROPORTION is a rule by

**means**of which the student may resolve such questions as require two or more statings in simple proportion . The general rule for questions of this kind may be exhibited in the ... Page 63

The denomination which occupies the place of inches in these products ,

The denomination which occupies the place of inches in these products ,

**means**not square inches , but rectangles of an inch broad and a foot long . Thus , ; 9 the answer to the first example is 29 DUODECIMALS . 63. Page 66

Yet , by

Yet , by

**means**of decimals , we may approximate or approach towards the root , to any assigned degree of exactness . Those roots which only approximate are called Surd Roots ; but those which can be found quite exactly , are called ... Page 69

By

By

**means**of the square root also may readily be found the 4th root , or the 8th root , or the 16th root , that is , the root of any power whose index is some power of the number 2 ; namely , hy extracting so ofte the square root as is ... Page 74

By

By

**means**of the method there laid down , the tables at the end of the volume were computed . A method adapted to the square root , in which the root is exhibited as a simple vulgar fraction , is also given in the same volume , which is ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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added algebraic angle answer applied arithmetical base called centre circle coefficients common compound contained continued cube decimal denominator denote describe diameter difference distance divided division divisor double draw drawn equal equation EXAMPLES expression extremes factors figure former four fraction functions give given greater half hence interest intersection join latter length less manner means measure meeting method Multiply obtained operation opposite parallel parallelogram perpendicular plane position principal PROBLEM proportional quantity question quotient radius ratio rectangle Reduce remainder respectively result right angles root rule sides signs simple solution square subtract successive supposing taken THEOREM third triangle Whence whole yards