| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1871 - 350 pages
...others are derived, are : — The METER, which was intended to be, and is nearly, one ten-millionth **of the distance on the earth's surface from the equator to the** pole. The SQUARE METER, which is the square whose side is one meter ; and the ARE (pronounced air),... | |
| Business enterprises - 1871 - 318 pages
...distance, breadth, depth, heighth, &c., and was intended to be, and is very nearly, one tenmillionth **of the distance on the earth's surface from the equator to the** pole. It is about 39Ji inches, or 8 feet, 8 inches and 3 eighths, and is to be substituted for the... | |
| Schoharie County (N.Y.) - 1872 - 252 pages
...distance, breadth, depth, heigh th, &c., and was intended to be, and is very nearly, one tenmillionth **of the distance on the earth's surface from the equator to the** pole. It is about 39% inches, or 3 feet, 3 inches and 3 eighths, and is to be substituted for the yard.... | |
| Alfred Roseleur - Electrometallurgy - 1872 - 536 pages
...unit. The meter is a measure of length, and was intended to be, and is, very nearly one ten-millionth **of the distance on the earth's surface from the equator to the** pole. It is 39.37 inches, very nearly. "The are is a surface equal to a square whose side is 10 meters.... | |
| Henry Bartlett Maglathlin - 1872 - 220 pages
...dec'i, cCn'ti, and mll'li. MEASURES OF LENGTH. 223. The Meter, the unit of length, is one ten-millionth **of the distance on the earth's surface from the equator to the** pole. Table. 10 millimeters (mm.) are 1 centimeter, cm. 10 centimeters, 1 decimeter. 10 decimeters,... | |
| Henry Bartlett Maglathlin - Arithmetic - 1873 - 362 pages
...1000th. 232. The Meter, the principal unit for the measure of length, is very nearly one ten-millionth **of the distance on the earth's surface from the equator to the** pole. Table. The meter is used as the unit of measure for all common lengths and distances. It is about... | |
| Daniel W. Fish - Arithmetic - 1874 - 300 pages
...and measures is based upon the decimal scale. 64. The M"etcr is the base of the system, and is the **one ten-millionth part of the distance on the earth's surface from the equator to** either pole, or 39.37079 inches. 65. From the Meter are made the Are (air), the Stere (stair), the... | |
| Daniel W. Fish - 1874 - 320 pages
...and measures is based upon the decimal scale. 431. The Meter is the base of the system, and is the **one ten-millionth part of the distance on the earth's surface from the equator to** either pole, or 39.37079 inches. 432. From the Meter are made the Are (air), the ¿Here (stair), the... | |
| Daniel W. Fish - Arithmetic - 1874 - 302 pages
...because its primary unit is the Me'ter. 942. The Me'ter (m.) is the Ja*e of the system, and is the **one ten-millionth part of the distance on the earth's surface from the equator to** either pole, or 39.37079 inches. 94:3. The Multiple Units, or higher denominations, are named by prefixing... | |
| Daniel W. Fish - Arithmetic - 1874 - 540 pages
...primary unit is the Me'ter. 1)42. The Me'ter (m.) is the base of the system, and is the tm« ten-millwnth **part of the distance on the earth's surface from the equator to** either pole, or 39.37079 inches. '' s uiniin. 1 1 1 00 S -10 FA :em i= Sfl.l QiDE ,t= 764 CE ia dET... | |
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