## The artillerist's manual, and compendium of infantry exercise |

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The Artillerist's Manual, and Compendium of Infantry Exercise Frederick Augustus Griffiths No preview available - 2016 |

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Page 274 - Rule. — Divide the numerator by the denominator, the quotient will be the whole number...

Page 274 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, — RULE : Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, to the product add the numerator, and write the result over the denominator.

Page 279 - Multiply each term in the multiplicand, beginning at the lowest, by the feet in the multiplier, and write...

Page 277 - RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.

Page 321 - ALSO THE AREA OF THE TRIANGLE FORMED BY THE CHORD OF THE SEGMENT AND THE RADII OF THE SECTOR. THEN...

Page 278 - ... as there are places in the given decimal. Multiply that remainder by the parts in the next lower denomination again, cutting off for another remainder as before. Proceed in the same manner through all the parts of the integer ; then the several denominations separated on the left-hand will make up the answer.

Page 294 - Deck, or a Break in the Upper Deck, measure the Inside Mean Length, Breadth, and Height of such Part thereof as may be included within the Bulk-head; multiply these Three Measurements together, and dividing the Product by 92*4, the Quotient will be the Number of Tons to be added to the Result as above found.

Page 325 - For the surface of a segment or frustum, multiply the whole circumference of the sphere by the height of the part required.

Page 335 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees; and each degree into 60 minutes, each minute into 60 seconds, and so on. Hence a semicircle contains 180 degrees, and a quadrant 90 degrees. 58. The Measure of an angle, is an arc of any circle contained between the two lines which form that angle, the angular point being the centre ; and it is estimated by the number of degrees contained in that arc.

Page 329 - Multiply the pounds of powder by 57'3, and the cube root of the product will be the diameter in inches.