... 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
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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 :... | |
| 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... | |
| 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.... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| De Volson Wood - Mechanics - 1903 - 404 pages
...limit the triangles are similar, and the bases will be as A 0s to OC*. The attraction of each varies **as the quantity of matter and inversely as the square of the** distance from O \ (see Article 65) that is, Attraction of AB Attraction of CD hence, the attraction... | |
| Albert Taylor Bledsoe, Sophia M'Ilvaine Bledsoe Herrick - Periodicals - 1870 - 532 pages
...composed, and even all the particles of matter in the system, attract each other with a force which varies **directly as the quantity of matter and inversely as the square of the** distance. As a consequence of this mutual action each one of the planets is drawn out of the normal... | |
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