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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

## Higher Geometry and Trigonometry: Being the Third Part of a Series on ...

Nathan Scholfield - Geometry - 1845 - 506 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...

## Elements of Drawing and Mensuration Applied to the Mechanic Arts: A Book for ...

Charles Davies - Geometrical drawing - 1846 - 254 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. EXAMPLES. 1. A piece of elm weighs 15 Ibs. in open air. A piece of copper which weighs...

## The National Arithmetic, on the Inductive System

Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1847 - 336 pages
...water and ottt 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,...specific gravity of water to the specific gravity of Jhe body. But if lke body, whose specific gravity is required, is lighter than water, affix to it another...

## The principles and practice of arithmetic and mensuration: with the use of ...

James Wharton - 1847 - 222 pages
...water of the same dimensions ; then the weight lost in water, is to the absolute weight of the body, as is the specific gravity of water, to the specific gravity of the body. Ex. 1. A piece of platina weighs 83-1886 Ibs. in the open air, and 79-5717 Ibs. in water; what is its...

## An Introduction to Mensuration and Practical Geometry

John Bonnycastle - Geometry - 1848 - 288 pages
...of water, and the difference will be the weight lost in the water. Then, as the weight lost in the water, is to the whole weight, So is the specific gravity of water, to the specific gravity of the bodv. EXAMPLE. A piece of stone weighed in air 10 pounds, but in water only 6} pounds. Required its...

## Theoretical and Practical Mechanics: Designed Principally for Practical Men

James Hann - Mechanics - 1848 - 344 pages
...it 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 Ibs....

## School Chemistry Or Practical Rudiments of the Science

Robert Dundas Thomson - Chemistry - 1848 - 296 pages
...these remainders from the greater. Then, as This remainder Is to the weight of the light body in air, So is the specific gravity of water To the specific gravity of the body. V. Specific gracity of a body soluble in water. — When the substance to be examined is soluble in...

## Ticknor's Mensuration, Or, Square and Triangle: Being a Practical and ...

Almon Ticknor - Measurement - 1849 - 144 pages
...of water, and the difference will be the weight lost in the water ; then as the weight lost in the water is to the whole weight, so is the specific gravity of water to the specific gravity of the body. 1. Apiece of platina weighed 83-1886 pounds out of water, and in water only 79-5717 pounds; required...