A Treatise on Chemistry and Chemical Analysis: Arithmetic, elementary algebra, and trigonometric functions, physics, theoretical chemistry

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Colliery Engineer Company, 1900 - Analytical chemistry

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Page 23 - Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, and write the result as the first term of the quotient. Multiply the whole divisor by the first term of the quotient, and subtract the product from the dividend.
Page 24 - Therefore, multiplying both terms of a fraction by the same number does not alter its value.
Page 4 - Addition is the process of finding- the sum of two or more numbers.
Page 24 - Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number does not change the value of the fraction.
Page 47 - The first and fourth terms of a proportion are called the extremes, and the second and third terms, the means. Thus, in the foregoing proportion, 8 and 3 are the extremes and 4 and 6 are the means.
Page 9 - ... the ratio of the ovendry weight of a sample to the weight of a volume of water equal to the volume of the sample at some specific moisture content, as green, air-dry, or ovendry.
Page 10 - TROY WEIGHT. 24 grains (gr.) = 1 pennyweight (pwt.). 20 pennyweights = 1 ounce (oz.). 12 ounces = 1 pound (lb.). 351. Apothecaries' weight is used in mixing medicines and in selling them at retail. APOTHECARIES
Page 46 - RULE. — Annex ciphers to the numerator and divide by the denominator. Point off as many decimal places in the quotient as there are ciphers annexed.
Page 44 - ... .002 the quotient. It is not necessary to consider the ciphers at the left of a decimal when dividing, except when determining the position of the decimal point in the quotient.
Page 26 - To reduce an improper fraction to a whole or mixed number, Divide the numerator by the denominator. The quotient will be the whole number, and the remainder, if...

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