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

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An Hypothesis is a

An Hypothesis is a

**supposition**assumed to be true , in order to argue from , or to found upon it the reasoning and ... is the art or mode of finding out the truth of a proposition , by first**supposing**the thing to be done , and then ... Page 27

How many barley - corns will reach round the earth ,

How many barley - corns will reach round the earth ,

**supposing**it to be 25000 miles ? Ans . 4752000000 . 11. How many seconds are in a solar year , or 365 days 5 hrs 48 min 451 sec ? Ans . 31556925 ) . 12. In a lunar month , or 29 days ... Page 28

... to his tallow - chandler and cheesemonger , 271 15s 111d ; and to his tailor 551 38 54d ; also for rent , servants ' wages , and other charges , 1271 38 : Now

... to his tallow - chandler and cheesemonger , 271 15s 111d ; and to his tailor 551 38 54d ; also for rent , servants ' wages , and other charges , 1271 38 : Now

**supposing**he would take 1001 with him , to defray his charges on the road ... Page 31

What will his creditors lose by him ,

What will his creditors lose by him ,

**supposing**these things delivered to them ? Ans . 2121 5s 3 d . EXAMPLES OF WeightS , MEASURES , & c . APOTHECARIES ' WEIGHT . 1 . 2 . 3 . lb oz dwt gr lb oz dwt gr lb oz dr scr gr From 9 2 12 10 7 ... Page 36

And in all these statings , the fourth term is found , by multiplying the 2d and 3d terms together , and dividing the product by the 1st term . Of the three given numbers : two of them contain the

And in all these statings , the fourth term is found , by multiplying the 2d and 3d terms together , and dividing the product by the 1st term . Of the three given numbers : two of them contain the

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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