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... 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 371
by Elias Loomis - 1873 - 360 pages

## A Treatise on Algebra

Elias Loomis - Algebra - 1881 - 398 pages
...certain number of barrels of flour for \$216. At another time he expended the same sum of money for Hour, but obtained three barrels less, the price of flour...miles from the moon. Prob. 14. A wall was completed in 5^ days by two masons, one of whom commenced work 1^- days later than the other. In order to complete...

## A Treatise on Algebra

Elias Loomis - Algebra - 1886 - 396 pages
...distribution, A received \$2070, capital and profits, and B received \$1920. What was each one's capital ? Jjf Ans. A contributed \$1800, and B \$1600. Prob. 13. Supposing...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...

## The Electric Theory of Astronomy

Benjamin Taylor Kavanaugh - Solar system - 1886 - 254 pages
...every body in the universe, whether great or small, tends towards every other with a force which is directly as the quantity of matter, and inversely as the square of the distance." This definition is enlarged and refined upon by later writers to read about as follows :...

## A Short Course in Higher Algebra: For Academies, High Schools, and Colleges

Webster Wells - Algebra - 1889 - 584 pages
...jointly as the second and the reciprocal of the third. Thus, in physics, the attraction of a body varies directly as the quantity of matter, and inversely as. the square of the distance. • / 331. The symbol oc is used to express variation ; thus, aoc& is read " a varies as...

## College Algebra

Webster Wells - Algebra - 1890 - 604 pages
...jointly as the second and the reciprocal of the third. Thus, in physics, the attraction of a body varies directly as the quantity of matter, and inversely as the square of the distance. 404. The symbol « is used to express variation ; thus, aoe 6 is read "o varies as 6." 405....

## Papers and Addresses of Martin B. Anderson, LL. D.

Martin Brewer Anderson - 1895 - 304 pages
...crystallography, and chemistry, are eminently sciences of quantity. Now the fact that gravity varies directly as the quantity of matter and inversely as the square of the distance, is learned by observation and experiment. The fundamental facts of physics are not reached...

## Essentials of Algebra for Secondary Schools

Webster Wells - Algebra - 1897 - 422 pages
...jointly as the second and the reciprocal of the third. Thus, in physics, the attraction of a body varies directly as the quantity of matter, and inversely as the square of the distance. 328. The symbol oe is read " varies as " ; thus, а ж b is read "a varies as b." 329. If...

## Essentials of Algebra for Secondary Schools

Webster Wells - Algebra - 1897 - 384 pages
...jointly as the second and the reciprocal of the third. Thus, in physics, the attraction of a body varies directly as the quantity of matter, and inversely as the square of the distance. 328. The symbol oc is read "varies as"; thus, axb is read "a varies as b." 329. If x ос...