| John White Webster - Chemistry - 1839 - 592 pages
...As 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, If the solid weigh 100 grains in air, and 60 grains in water, then 100—60, or 40 : 100... | |
| Frederick Augustus Griffiths - 1840 - 436 pages
...remainders from the greater. Then, — As the last remainder, i is to the Weight of the light body in air, **so is the Specific gravity of Water, to the Specific gravity of the Body.** 3. For a Fluid of any Sort. Take a piece of a Body of known Specific gravity, weigh it both in and... | |
| Charles Davies - Geometrical drawing - 1840 - 252 pages
...water. 3d. Then say, as the difference of these losses is to the weight of the lighter body in the air, **so is the specific gravity of water to the specific gravity of the** lighter body. Of Specific Gravities. EXAMPLES. 1. A piece of elm weighs 15 Ibs. in open air. A piece... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1841 - 314 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.** BuI if the body, whose specific gravity is required, is lighter than water, affix to it another body... | |
| Joshua Trimmer - Geology - 1841 - 558 pages
...weigh it both in water, and out of water. Then say, As the loss of weight in water Is to the absolute **weight, So is the specific gravity of water To the specific gravity of the body.** Thus, if a piece of stone weigh l0lbs. in air, but in water only 6flbs., then 10 — 6'75 = 3'25, the... | |
| Joshua Trimmer - Geology - 1841 - 564 pages
...weigh it both in water, and out of water. Then say, As the loss of weight in water Is to the absolute **weight, So is the specific gravity of water To the specific gravity of the body.** Thus, if a piece of stone weigh lOlbs. in air, but in water only 6? Ibs., then 10-6'75 = 3'25, the... | |
| Charles Haynes Haswell - Engineering - 1844 - 264 pages
...Body heavier than WaterRULE. — Weigh it both in and out of water, and take the difference ; then, **as the weight lost in water is to the whole weight, so is** 1000 to the specific gravity of the body. EXAMPLE. — What is the specific gravity of a stone which... | |
| Nathan Scholfield - 1845 - 896 pages
...in 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. Ex. 1. Suppose a piece of elm weighs 12 Ibs. in air, and that a piece of metal, which... | |
| 1845 - 1014 pages
...occupied by the powder. Then, as the weight of the deficiency of water is to the weight of the powder, **so is the specific gravity of water to the specific gravity of the** powder. To illustrate this by an example : a specific-gravity bot tie was taken, capable of holding... | |
| Nathan Scholfield - Conic sections - 1845
...in 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. Ex. 1. Suppose a piece of elm weighs 12 Ibs. in air, and that a piece of metal, which... | |
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