| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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.... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| J. M. Scribner - Mechanical engineering - 1849 - 264 pages
...body Heacier than Water. Rule. — 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. NOTE. The most convenient way to obtain the specific gravity,... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1850 - 368 pages
...both in water and out of 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... | |
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