Workshop Mathematics, Part 2

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Macmillan, 1900 - Mathematics
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Page 67 - CUBIC MEASURE 1728 cubic inches = 1 cubic foot 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard...
Page 70 - Specific Gravity The ratio of the weight of a given volume of a substance to the weight of an equal volume of water at 4 C.
Page 12 - The logarithm of the quotient of two positive numbers is found by subtracting the logarithm of the divisor from the logarithm of the dividend. (6) The logarithm of a power of a positive number is found by multiplying the logarithm of the number by the exponent of the power. For, N" = (oT)
Page 111 - The square of the difference of two quantities is equal to the square of the first minus twice the product of the first by the second, plus the square of the second.
Page 72 - The Specific Gravity of a substance is the ratio of its weight to that of an equal volume of water.
Page 8 - The Logarithm of a number to a given base is the index of the power to which the base must be raised to give the number. Thus if m = a", x is called the logarithm of m to the base a.
Page 10 - If the given number is greater than 1, make the characteristic of its logarithm one less than the number of figures to the left of the decimal point in the number.
Page 140 - The area of a certain rectangle is equal to the area of a square whose side is three inches longer than one of the sides of the rectangle.
Page 51 - AG into any even number of equal parts, and draw the corresponding ordinates; take the sum of the extreme ordinates, four times the sum of the even ordinates, and twice the sum of the odd ordinates...
Page 111 - The product of the sum and difference of two numbers is equal to the difference of their squares.

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