## A Course of Mathematics: In Two Volumes. For the Use of the Royal Military Academy, Volume 1Gilberte and Rivington, 1841 - Mathematics |

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**Cube**root of ditto 149 Rule of three 52 49 Decimals , or decimal fractions ...... 54 49 Reduction of monomial surds ... 150 147 binomial surds 157 153 ... Addition 54 50 Progressions .. Subtraction .... 55 50 Arithmetical progression ... Page 6

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**cube**root , & c . difference between two numbers when it is either not known , or not necessary to state , which is the greater . Thus , 53 , denotes that 3 is to be added to 5 . 6 - 2 , denotes that 2 is to be taken from 6 . 7 x 3 , or ... Page 24

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**cube**of solid gravel or earth contains 18 heaped bushels before digging , and 27 heaped bushels when dug . 27 Heaped bushels make 1 load . FRENCH AND ENGLISH WEIGHTS AND MEASURES COMPARED . The following 24 TABLES OF WEIGHTS AND MEASURES . Page 65

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**cube**of 2 ; 16 is the 4th power of 2 ; and so on ; and in this manner may be calculated the following table of the first nine powers of the first 9 numbers . TABLE OF THE FIRST NINE POWERS OF THE FIRST NINE NUMBERS . 1 1 : | - 1st 2d 3d ... Page 66

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**cube**root of 8 is rational , being equal to 2 ; but the**cube**root of 9 is surd or irrational . Roots are sometimes denoted by writing the character ✓ before the power , with the index of the root against it . Thus , the 3d root of 20 ...### Other editions - View all

A Course of Mathematics: Composed for the Use of the Royal Military Academy Charles Hutton No preview available - 2015 |

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ABCD algebraic altitude arithmetical arithmetical progression base bisect breadth centre chord circle circumference coefficients common cone cosec cube root decimal denominator denoted diagonal diameter difference dihedral angle distance divided divisor draw drawn equal equation equiangular EXAMPLES expression figure fraction frustum geometrical given line greater hence inscribed integer intersection join length less lineation logarithms mantissa measure meeting method multiplied parallel parallel ruler parallelogram perpendicular plane polygon prism PROBLEM proportional quantity quotient radii radius ratio rectangle Reduce right angles rule Scholium segment sides sine solid angle solution square root straight line subtraction tangent THEOREM third trapezium triangle ABC u₁ vulgar fraction Whence