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" To measure a quantity is to find how many times it contains another quantity of the same kind, called a unit of measurement. "
Junior High School Mathematics ... - Page 53
by Edson Homer Taylor, Fiske Allen - 1923
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A Treatise on Elementary Geometry: With Appendices Containing a Collection ...

William Chauvenet - Geometry - 1871 - 380 pages
...regard to the measurement of quantity in general. 42. Definition. To measure a quantity of any kind is to find how many times it contains another quantity of the same kind called the unit. Thus, to measure a line is to find the number expressing how many times it contains another...
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A Treatise on Elementary Geometry: With Appendices Containing a Collection ...

William Chauvenet - Geometry - 1872 - 382 pages
...regard to the measurement of quantity in general. 42. Definition. To measure a quantity of any kind is to find how many times it contains another quantity of the same kind called the unit. Thus, to measure a line is to find the number expressing how many times it contains another...
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Elements of Geometry, Conic Sections, and Plane Trigonometry

Elias Loomis - Geometry - 1877 - 458 pages
...other at right angles. BOOK II. RATIO AND PROPORTION. On the Relation of Magnitudes to Jfumbers. . 1. To measure a quantity is to find how many times it contains another quantity of the same kind called the unit. To measure a line is to find how many times it contains another line called the unit of length,...
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Elements of Geometry, Conic Sections, and Plane Trigonometry

Elias Loomis - Geometry - 1880 - 452 pages
...other at right angles. BOOK II. RATIO AND PROPORTION. On the Relation of Magnitudes to Numbers. 1. To measure a quantity is to find how many times it contains another quantitv of the same kind called the unit. To measure a line is to find how many times it contains...
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A Practical Arithmetic

George Albert Wentworth, Thomas Hill - Arithmetic - 1881 - 444 pages
...quantities (such as length, surface, bulk, value, heat) cannot be counted ; they are measured. 176. To measure a quantity is to find how many times it contains a known quantity of the same kind, called the unit of measure. 177. The unit of measure for lengths...
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A Practical Arithmetic

George Albert Wentworth, Thomas Hill - Arithmetic - 1882 - 386 pages
...quantities (such as length, surface, bulk, value, heat) cannot be counted ; they are measured. 176. To measure a quantity is to find how many times it contains a known quantity of the same kind, called the unit of measure. 177. The unit of measure for lengths...
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Elements of Plane Geometry

Franklin Ibach - Geometry - 1882 - 208 pages
...its interior angles, how many sides has the figure ? BOOK II. EATIO AND PROPORTION. DEFINITIONS. 145. To measure a quantity is to find how many times it contains some other quantity of the same kind called the unit of measure. 146. Two quantities are commensurable...
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Essentials of Geometry

Alfred Hix Welsh - Geometry - 1883 - 326 pages
...of all the circles having a given radius, and internally tangent to a given circle? DEFINITIONS. 1. To measure a quantity is to find how many times it contains another quantity of the same kind called the Unit of Measure. Thus, to measure a line is to find how many times it contains another line called...
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New Complete Arithmetic on the Inductive Method: With Parallel Mental and ...

James William Nicholson - Arithmetic - 1885 - 348 pages
...Divide by 10, A x 1 yard = T-Xfifi, or TV of 1 yaгс1 = of 7 yards. FRACTIONS AS MEASURES.* 141. To measure a quantity is to find how many times it contains another known quantity of the same kind, called the unit ; and this number of times is called the measure of...
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Chauvenet's Treatise on Elementary Geometry

William Chauvenet - Geometry - 1887 - 331 pages
...regard to the measurement of quantity in general. 28. Definition. To measure a quantity of any kind is to find how many times it contains another quantity of the same kind, called the unit. Thus, to measure a line is to find the number expressing how many times it contains another...
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