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Then say, As the weight lost in water, Is to the whole weight, So is the specific gravity of water, To the specific gravity of the body.
A Course of Mathematics in Two Volumes for the Use of Academies as Well as ... - Page 201
by Charles Hutton - 1807

## Elements of Chemical Philosophy, on the Basis of Reid: Comprising the ...

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...

## A Complete System of Mensuration of Superficies and Solids, of All Regular ...

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...

## Mechanics for Practical Men: Containing Explanations of the Principles of ...

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.;...

## A Complete System of Mensuration of Superficies and Solids, of All Regular ...

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...

## A treatise on practical geometry, mensuration, conic sections, gauging, and ...

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...

## An Introduction to Mensuration and Practical Geometry

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...

## A Treatise on Mensuration for the Use of Schools

...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...

## A Treatise on Mensuration for the Use of Schools

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...