| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1874 - 348 pages
...others ara 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),... | |
| Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1875 - 462 pages
...and measures is based upon the decimal scale. 799. The Mcter is the base of the system, and is the **one tenmillionth part of the distance on the earth's surface from the equator to** either pole, or 39. 37079 inches. 800. From the Meter are made the Are (air), the Stere (stair), the... | |
| Daniel W. Fish - Arithmetic - 1875 - 290 pages
...and measures is based upon the decimal scale. 64. The dieter 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 - Arithmetic - 1875 - 350 pages
...and measures is based upon the decimal scale. 450. 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. 451. From the Meter are made the Are (air), the Stere (stair), the... | |
| Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1875 - 496 pages
...and measures is based upon the decimal scale. 799. The Meter is the base of the system, and is the **one tenmillionth part of the distance on the earth's surface from the equator to** either pole, or 39.37079 inches. 800. From the Meter are made the Are (air), the Stere (stair), the... | |
| Henry Bartlett Maglathlin - Arithmetic - 1875 - 216 pages
...dec'i, ct n'ti, and mYl'li. MEASURES OF LEN6TH. 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 de(/imeter. 10 decimeters,... | |
| James Stewart Eaton - Arithmetic - 1876 - 366 pages
...system, since the measures of capacity and the weights are all derived from it. It is one ten millionth **part of the distance on the earth's surface from the equator to the** pole, or one forty millionth part of the earth's circumference, measured over the poles. NOTK. Strictly... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1876 - 344 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),... | |
| Malcolm MacVicar - Arithmetic - 1876 - 412 pages
...according to the decimal scale. 440. The Meter, which is 39.37079 inches long, or nearly one ten-millionth **of the distance on the earth's surface from the equator to the** pole, is the base of the system. 441. The Primary or Principal Units of the system are the Meter, the... | |
| Henry Bartlett Maglathlin - Arithmetic - 1876 - 230 pages
...dfic'i, cfn'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 cen'timcter, cm. 10 centimeters, 1 dec/imeter. 10 decimeters,... | |
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