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Page 87 - ... 3 quarters, 1 ell Flemish, - - E. Fl 5 quarters, ------ 1 ell English, - - EE 6 quarters, ------ 1 ell French, - - E. Fr 27.
Page 89 - TABLE. 60 seconds (") make 1 minute, '. 60 minutes " 1 degree, . . . °. 30 degrees
Page 85 - APOTHECARIES WEIGHT. 20 grains gr. make - - 1 scruple, 9 3 scruples - . - 1 drachm...
Page 88 - TABL.E. 60 seconds (s.) - make - 1 minute, marked m. 60 minutes ------ 1 hour, - - - - h. 24 hours -------1 day, - - - - d. 7 days ------- 1 week, - - - - w. 4 weeks ------ 1 month, - - - - mo 13 months, 1 day and 6 hours, ) 1 common, or > or 365 days and 6 hours, ) Julian year, j IT 37.
Page 227 - The logarithm of any power of a number is equal to the logarithm of the number multiplied by the exponent of the power.
Page 195 - If the errors are alike, divide the difference of tire products by the difference of the errors, and the quotient will be the answer. 5. If the errors are unlike, divide the sum of the products by the sum of the errors, and the quotient will be the answer.
Page 153 - That is, the sum of the terms of an arithmetical progression is equal to half the sum of the two extremes multiplied by the number of terms.