## 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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**parallel**of latitude , is about 15550 miles ; now as the earth turns round in 23 hours 56 minutes , at what rate per hour is the city of London carried by this motion from west to east ? miles an hour . ran through in : Ans . 649 QUEST ... Page 97

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**parallel**of latitude , is about 15550 miles ; now as the earth turns round in 23 hours 56 minutes , at what rate per hour is the city of London carried by this motion from west to east ? QUEST . 16. A father left his son a fortune ... Page 293

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**parallel**. 43. A trapezoid has only one pair of opposite sides**parallel**. 44. A diagonal is a line joining any two opposite angles of a quadrilateral , or of any other right lined figure . 45. Plane figures that have more than four ... Page 294

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**parallel**, oblique , perpendicular , or tangential . 52.**Parallel**lines are always at the same distance ; and they never meet , though ever so far produced . 53. Oblique lines change their distance , and would meet , if produced on the ... Page 301

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**parallel**lines , it makes the alternate angles equal to each other . LET the line EF cut the two**parallel**lines AB , CD ; then will the angle AEF be equal to the alternate angle EFD . For if they are not equal , one of them must be ...### 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