# A Theoretical and Practical Arithmetic: In which the Principles of that Science are Clearly and Fully Explained; Being Intended as an Introduction to the Higher Branches of Mathematics

S. Wood & sons, 1825 - Arithmetic - 236 pages

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Page 89 - ... 3 quarters, 1 ell Flemish, - - E. Fl 5 quarters, ------ 1 ell English, - - EE 6 quarters, ------ 1 ell French, - - E. Fr 27.
Page 2 - Congress of the United States, entitled "an act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the time therein mentioned." And also to an act entitled "an act supplementary to an act entitled an act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned, and extending the benefits thereof to the...
Page 102 - Which proves that the square of a number composed of tens and units contains, the square of the tens plus twice the product of the tens by the units, plus the square of the units.
Page 89 - TABLE. 60 seconds (") make 1 minute, '. 60 minutes " 1 degree, . . . °. 30 degrees
Page 87 - APOTHECARIES WEIGHT. 20 grains gr. make - - 1 scruple, 9 3 scruples - . - 1 drachm...
Page 89 - 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 229 - The logarithm of any power of a number is equal to the logarithm of the number multiplied by the exponent of the power.
Page 197 - 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 155 - 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.
Page 89 - ... gallons .... 1 barrel . . bar. 42 gallons .... 1 tierce . . tier. 63 gallons .... 1 hogshead . hhd. 84 gallons .... 1 puncheon . pun. 2 hogsheads ... 1 pipe, or butt.