## 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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**measures**18 18 Greatest common**measure**.. 132 Comparison of French and English ... 25 23 Compound addition 27 25 Table of Officers ' pay 29 27 Least common multiple Algebraic Fractions Reduction 136 137 132 137 132 Compound subtraction ... Page viii

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**measure**an angle by the com- 402 passes only . To find the diameter of a sphere Field problems ....... ... 402 403 ...**measuring**516 461 Practical exercises 518 463 NOTES 524 347 334 TABLES OF SQUARES , CUBES , AND 349 336 ROOTS ... Page 18

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**measures**. When the numbers are to be reduced from a higher name to a lower , it is called Reduction descending ...**measures**, which are as follow . OF MONEY , WEIGHTS , AND**MEASURES**. TABLES OF MONEY * . 2 Farthings = 1 Halfpenny ... Page 19

... 3 gr . very nearly , as stated in the preceding tables . And multiples and parts of the sovereign and shilling in their several proportions . WEIGHTS AND

... 3 gr . very nearly , as stated in the preceding tables . And multiples and parts of the sovereign and shilling in their several proportions . WEIGHTS AND

**MEASURES**, Agreeably to the Act of Uniformity c 2 REDUCTION . 19. Page 20

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**MEASURES**, Agreeably to the Act of Uniformity , which took effect 1st January , 1826 . The term**MEASURE**is the most comprehensive of the two , and it is distinguished into six kinds , viz . : -**Measure**of 1. Length . 2. Surface . 3 ...### 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