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

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As , to find out the

As , to find out the

**quantity**or sum of all the three angles of any triangle , or to draw one line perpendicular to another . A Limited Problem is that which has but . one answer or solution . An Unlimited Problem is that which has ... Page 6

+ All such symbols as designate operations to be performed , are called symbols of operation , and those which designate

+ All such symbols as designate operations to be performed , are called symbols of operation , and those which designate

**quantities**of any kind are called symbols of**quantity**. OF ADDITION . : Addition is the collecting or putting 6 ... Page 19

Also the value of any

Also the value of any

**quantity**of gold , was to the value of the same weight of standard silver , as 1544 to 1 , in the old coin ; but in the new coin they are 1477 to 1 . Pure gold , free from mixture with other metals , usually called ... Page 36

As in this : if 3 men dig a certain

As in this : if 3 men dig a certain

**quantity**of trench in 14 hours , in how many hours will 6 men dig the like**quantity**? Here it is evident that 6 men , being more than 3 , will perform an equal**quantity**of work in less time , or fewer ... Page 38

An engineer having raised 100 yards of a certain work in 24 days with 5 men ; how many men must he employ to finish a like

An engineer having raised 100 yards of a certain work in 24 days with 5 men ; how many men must he employ to finish a like

**quantity**of work in 15 days ? ds men ds As 15 : 5 :: 24 : 8 Ans . 5 men 15 ) 120 ( 8 Answer . 120 a 3.### 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