## 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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**root**... 66 62 cube**root**69 64 any**root**... 73 69 Progressions and ratios ... 75 79 Arithmetical progression 76 80 neous Geometrical progression 79 82 Harmonical progression 82 85 Single fellowship Double fellowship .. Simple interest ... Page 6

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**root**. cube**root**, & c . difference between two numbers when it is either not known , or not necessary to state , which is the greater . Thus , 53 , denotes that 3 is to be added to 5 . 6 - 2 , denotes that 2 is to be taken from 6 . 7 x ... Page 44

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**root**of the same , that number is a prime , or cannot be divided by any number whatever . 9. All prime numbers , except 2 and 5 , have either 1 , 3 , 7 , or 9 , in the place of units ; and all other numbers are composite , or can be ... Page 65

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**root**. A Power is a quantity produced by multiplying any given number , called the**Root**, a certain number of times continually by itself . Thus , 2 = X 2 = 2 is the**root**, or 1st power of 2 ; 4 is the 2d power , or square of 2 ; 2 2 X ... Page 66

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**root**of any number , or power , is such a number , as being multiplied into itself a certain number of times , will produce that power . Thus , 2 is the square**root**, or 2d**root**of 4 , because 2 ? = 2 × 2 = 4 ; and 3 is the cube**root**or 3d ...### 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