# Vocational Mathematics

D.C. Heath & Company, 1915 - Mathematics - 341 pages
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### Contents

 PART IREVIEW OF ARITHMETIC 1 PART IICARPENTERING AND BUILDING 83 CONSTRUCTION 89 DIE CUTTING 107 CHAPTER 126 GEARING 146 PART VIPLUMBING AND HYDRAULICS 172 HEAT 195
 ENGINES 222 PART IX 231 METRIC SYSTEM 247 PLANERS SHAPERS AND DRILLING MACHINES 268 TABLES OF FORMULAS 276 APPENDIX 291 251 337 159 338

 BOILERS 203

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Page 60 - The square of a number composed of tens and units is equal to the square of the tens, plus twice the product of the tens by the units, plus the square of the units. tens?
Page 41 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints — 1 quart (qt...
Page 192 - The ratio of the mass of a unit volume of a substance to the mass of the same volume of a standard substance at a standard temperature. Water at 39.2° F is the standard substance usually referred to.
Page 41 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...
Page 23 - Reduce compound fractions to simple ones, and mixt numbers to improper fractions ; then multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators for. a new denominator.
Page 8 - DIVISION is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another, or of finding one of the equal parts of a number.
Page 205 - The efficiency of a joint may be defined as the ratio of the strength of the joint to that of the solid plate.
Page 162 - Since the circular pitch is the distance from the cente'r of one tooth to the center of the next, it will also be equal to 3.1416 of circumference of pitch circle divided by the number of teeth in that 3.1416. But the number of teeth in 3.1416...
Page 66 - In a right triangle, the side opposite the right angle is called the hypotenuse and is the longest side.
Page 40 - TABLE. 12 inches (in.) = 1 foot, ft. 3 feet = 1 yard, yd. 5£ yards, or 16£ feet = 1 rod, rd. 40 rods = 1 furlong, fur.