| Thomas Duché Mitchell - Chemistry - 1832 - 582 pages
...the weight of the water, equal in bulk to that of the solid, is to the weight of the solid itself, **so is the specific gravity of water to the specific gravity of the** solid. Thus, suppose the solid to weigh one hundred grains in air, and sixty grains in water, the difference... | |
| Tobias Ostrander - Measurement - 1833 - 172 pages
...which will be the weight lost in water. Then, as the weight lost in water is to the whole or absolute **weight, so is the specific gravity of water to the specific gravity of the body.** EXAMPLES. 1. If a stone weigh 10/6., but in water only 7, required its specific gravity. Ans. 3333... | |
| James Hann, Isaac Dodds - Mechanics - 1833 - 234 pages
...both in and out of water, and then say, As the weight lost in water, •Is to the whole or absolute **weight ; So is the specific gravity of water, To the specific gravity of the body,** Ex. — Required the specific gravity of a piece of tin which weighs 23 Ibs. but in water only 20 Ihs.;... | |
| Tobias Ostrander - Measurement - 1834 - 159 pages
...which will be the weight \6st in water. Then, as the weight iost in water is to the whole or absolute **weight, so is the specific gravity of water to the specific gravity of the body.** EXAJIPLES. 1. If a stone weigh Wlb., but in water only 7, required its specific gravity. Ans. 3333... | |
| Ireland commissioners of nat. educ - 1834 - 370 pages
...air. Then say, as the difference of these remainders, is to the weight of the lighter body in air ; **so is the specific gravity of water, to the specific gravity of the** lighter body. CASE III. For a fluid of any kind. Weigh a body of known specific gravity both in the... | |
| John Bonnycastle - Measurement - 1835 - 288 pages
...out of water, and the difference will be the weight lost in the water Then, as the weight los1 in the **water, is to the whole weight, So is the specific...gravity of the body. EXAMPLE. A piece of stone weighed** in air 10 pounds, but in water only 6f pounds. Required its specific gravity. 10 3i : 10 : : 1000 i... | |
| Commissioners of National Education in Ireland - 1837
...weight lost in water ; then say, as the weight lost in water is to the absolute weight of the body, **so is the specific gravity of water to the specific gravity of the body.** CASE II. When the body is lighter than water. Fix another body to it, so heavy as that both may sink... | |
| Commissioners of National Education in Ireland - Measurement - 1837 - 262 pages
...open air. Then say, as the difference of these remainders is to the weight of the lighter body in air, **so is the specific gravity of water, to the specific gravity of the** lighter body. CASE III. For a fluid of any kind. Weigh a body of known specific gravity both in the... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1839 - 305 pages
...water and out of the water, and note the difference, which will be the weight lost in water; then, **as the weight lost in water, is to the whole weight,...gravity of water to the specific gravity of the body.** But if the body, whose specific gravity is required, is lighter than water, affix to it another body... | |
| Frederick Augustus Griffiths - 1839 - 352 pages
...out of water, and take the difference; then As the weight lost in water, is to the whole or absolute **weight, so is the specific gravity of water, to the specific gravity of the body.** 2. When the body is lighter than water, so that it will not sink, annex to it another body, heavier... | |
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