| John Warren - 1828 - 174 pages
...Treatise whenever the word quantity is used, it is to be understood as signifying a line. (2.) DBF. **The given point from which the straight lines are...parallelogram whose sides are the two quantities.** Thus if a represent AB in length and direction, с n and 6 represent AC in length and direction ; and... | |
| American Association for the Advancement of Science - Science - 1898 - 626 pages
...quantity, indicates a line given in length and direction. Some of his definitions are as follows : **The sum of two quantities is the diagonal of the parallelogram whose sides are the two quantities.** The first of four quantities is said to have to the second the same ratio which the third has to the... | |
| American Association for the Advancement of Science - Science - 1898 - 622 pages
...quantity, indicates a line given in length and direction. Some of liis definitions are as follows : **The sum of two quantities is the diagonal of the parallelogram whose sides are the two quantities.** The first, of four quantities is said to have to the second the same ratio which the third has to the... | |
| American Association for the Advancement of Science - Science - 1898 - 624 pages
...quantity, indicates a line given in length and direction. Some of his definitions are as follows : The sura **of two quantities is the diagonal of the parallelogram whose sides are the two quantities.** The first of four quantities is said to have to the second the same ratio which the third has to the... | |
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