... force of attraction to vary directly as the quantity of matter, and inversely as the square of the distance, at what point between them will a third body be equally attracted by the earth and moon ? Ans. A Treatise on Algebra - Page 371by Elias Loomis - 1873 - 360 pagesFull view - About this book
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| John Neill, Francis Gurney Smith - 1861 - 994 pages
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| Benjamin Greenleaf - Algebra - 1864 - 420 pages
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| William Arthur Darby - 1864 - 150 pages
...beauty, and harmony. That law is — " That the centres of all bodies arc attracted towards each other **directly as the quantity of matter, and inversely as the square of** their distances." Leibnitz said of Newton, " Taking mathematicians from the beginning of the world... | |
| Joseph Ray - Algebra - 1852 - 422 pages
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| Joseph Ray - Algebra - 1866 - 420 pages
...that of the moon, and their mean distance asunder 240000 miles. The attraction of gravitation being **directly as the quantity of matter, and inversely as the square of the** distance from the center of attraction, it is required to find at what point on the line passing through... | |
| Elias Loomis - Algebra - 1868 - 386 pages
...Supposing the mass of the earth to be 80 times that of the moon, their distance 240,000 miles, and'the **force of attraction to vary directly as the quantity...5-J days by two masons, one of whom commenced work** 1J days later than the other. .In order to complete the wall alone, the first would have required 3... | |
| Henry Kiddle - 1868 - 300 pages
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| Hawaiian Mission Children's Society - 1868 - 668 pages
...familiar force, attracting falling bodies, was astronomic as well as terrestrial, and that it operated **directly as the quantity of matter, and inversely as the square of the** distance, and called it gravitation ; did he thereby give us any idea of what it was ? Have we any... | |
| Mark Hopkins - Christian ethics - 1871 - 450 pages
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