## The British encyclopedia, or, Dictionary of arts and sciences, Volume 3C. Whittingham, 1809 |

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**given**equation . Thus , the intersections of a circle with the conic sec- tions , or of these with each other , will con- struct the biquadratic equations , or those of the fourth power , because 2 × 2 = 4 ; and the intersections of the ... Page

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**given**, the other three corresponding equations will be**given**, so that one table of the central equations will serve for all . EQUATION of a curve , is an equation shewing the nature of a curve by expressing the relation between any ... Page

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**given**to figures , whose angles are all equal : such are a square , an equilateral tri- angle , & c . EQUICRURAL , in geometry , the same with isosceles . See ISOSCELES TRIANGLE . EQUIDIFFERENT numbers , in arith- metic , are of two ... Page

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**given**by Boudet for the preparation of phosphoric ether . He mixed liquid phosphoric acid of a thick con- sistence and alcohol in equal proportions , introduced the mixture into a tubulated re- tort connected with a receiver , and with ... Page

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**given**surface of water per minute at any temperature , is to the quantity evaporated from the same surface at 212o , as the force of vapour at the first temperature is to the force of vapour at 212 ° . Hence , in order to discover the ...### Common terms and phrases

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