# Elementary Science Applied to Sanitation and Plumbers' Work

Gurney and Jackson, 1910 - 264 pages
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Page 11 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into...
Page 37 - Subtract the number of decimal places in the divisor from the number of decimal places in the dividend, and point off as many decimal places in the quotient as there are units in the remainder thus found.
Page 52 - Cubic Measure 1728 cubic inches = 1 cubic foot 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard 128 cubic feet = 1 cord 1 cubic yard = 1 load of earth Liquid Measure 4 gills = 1 pint 2 pints = 1 quart 4 quarts...
Page 17 - Parallelograms on the same base, or on equal bases, and between the same parallels are equal.
Page 53 - MEASURE 1,728 cubic inches (cu. in.), =1 cubic foot (cu. ft.) 27 cubic feet, =1 cubic yard (cu. yd.) 128 cubic feet, =1 cord (cd.) 24% cubic feet, =1 perch (P.) 1 cu.
Page 17 - Guido, with a burnt stick in his hand, demonstrating on the smooth paving-stones of the path, that the square on the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares on the other two sides.
Page 126 - ... would be twice as great as at the end of the first second. If the same force were to act again, the velocity at the end of the third second would be three times that at the end of the first second. So, if a constant force acts upon a body free to move, the velocity of the body at the end of any time will be the velocity at the end of one second, multiplied by the number of seconds.
Page 48 - The first and fourth terms of a proportion are called the extremes, and the second and third terms, the means. Thus, in the foregoing proportion, 8 and 3 are the extremes and 4 and 6 are the means.
Page 59 - The areas of circles are to each other as the squares of their diameters.
Page 172 - Unit is the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 Ib. of water through 1� F., when at its maximum density, 39� F.