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

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90 93 Definitions and notation 206 219

90 93 Definitions and notation 206 219

**Position**, single 93 96 Calculation of an expression .... 208 223 double . 93 97 To increase or diminish the roots 209 224 Practical questions 96 100 To change the signs of the roots 212 227 To ... Page 1

Geometry treats of space , as of the forms , magnitudes , and

Geometry treats of space , as of the forms , magnitudes , and

**positions**of figures . The differential and integral calculus , the calculus of functions , & c . are also branches of Algebra , but of which no definite idea could be ... Page 64

... or by dots ( „ ) in our calculations in Duodecimals , instead of placing the numbers in each successive denomination in juxta -

... or by dots ( „ ) in our calculations in Duodecimals , instead of placing the numbers in each successive denomination in juxta -

**position**as in our common notation . But if there were distinct and concentrated symbols employed to ... Page 92

**POSITION**. a**Position**is a rule for performing certain questions , which cannot be resolved by the common direct rules . It is sometimes called False**Position**, or False Supposition , because it makes a supposition of false numbers ... Page 93

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**Position**is that by which a question is resolved by means of one supposition only . Questions which have their result proportional to their supposition , belong to single**position**: such as those which require the multiplication ...### 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