Mathematics for Machinists

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John Wiley & sons, Incorporated, 1915 - Machine-shop practice - 229 pages

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Page 2 - An improper fraction is one whose numerator is equal to, or...
Page 40 - A circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, called the circumference, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Page 147 - In any proportion, the product of the means is equal to the product of the extremes.
Page 80 - The formula states that the square of the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the sum of the squares of the base and altitude.
Page 2 - To reduce a fraction to its lowest terms. A fraction is in its lowest terms, when the numerator and denominator are prime to each other.
Page 10 - If a man can do f of a piece of work in 8 days, how much can he do in 1 day 7 14.
Page 57 - An acute angle is less than a right angle. An obtuse angle is greater than a right angle.
Page 72 - Involution is the process of finding any power of a number. A Power of a number is the product obtained by taking the number, a certain number of times, as a factor. The factor, thus taken, is called the root, or the first power.
Page 80 - In a right triangle, the side opposite the right angle is called the hypotenuse and is the longest side.
Page 73 - In like manner it is readily seen that the square of any number consists of Twice as many figures as the root, or one less.

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