## I.C.S. Reference Library: A Series of Textbooks ...1906 - Civil engineering |

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Page 14 - 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 18 - Multiply each payment by its term of credit, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments ; the quotient will be the average term of credit.

Page 12 - Thirty days hath September, April. June, and November; All the rest have thirty.one, Save February, which alone Hath twenty.eight; and one day more We add to it one year in four.

Page 15 - The pressure per unit of area exerted anywhere upon a mass of liquid is transmitted undiminished in all directions, and acts with the same force upon all surfaces, in a direction at right angles to those surfaces.

Page 11 - Time 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes = 1 hour (hr . ) 24...

Page 36 - Gold: 5, 10, 20, 50. and 100 francs. Silver: 5 francs. Gold: 5, 10. and 20 marks.

Page 2 - A measure is a standard unit, established by law or custom, by which quantity of any kind is measured. The standard unit of dry measure is the Winchester bushel ; of weight, the pound ; of liquid measure, the gallon, etc.

Page 58 - States in perpetuity all islands within the limits of the zone above described and in addition thereto the group of small islands in the Bay of Panama, named Perico, Naos, Culebra and Flamenco.

Page 8 - 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 3 - Therefore, multiplying both terms of a fraction by the same number does not alter its value.