| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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,... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| James William Nicholson - Arithmetic - 1885 - 348 pages
...Divide by 10, A x 1 yard = T-Xfifi, or TV of 1 yaгс1 = Ä 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... | |
| 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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