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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
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An introductory treatise on mensuration, in theory and practice

John Radford Young - Measurement - 1850 - 294 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. For example. A piece of wood weighs 15 pounds out of water, and a piece of copper weighing...
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The National Arithmetic on the Inductive System: Combining the Analytic and ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1851 - 374 pages
...and note the difference, which will be the weight lost in water; then, as the weight lost in writer is to the whole weight, so is the specific 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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Engineers' and Mechanics' Pocket-book ...

Charles Haynes Haswell - Engineering - 1851 - 332 pages
...Body heavier than WaterROLE. — 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...
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An Introduction to Practical Pharmacy: Designed as a Text-book for the ...

Edward Parrish - Medicine - 1856 - 576 pages
...stated : as the weight of a certain bulk of water is to the weight of the same bulk of this liquid so is the specific gravity of water to the specific gravity of this liquid : — 242.5 : 256 : : 1 : 1.055, or thus . ,=1.055. 242*0 I have, though rarely, been able...
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The gunner's assistant

Augustus Frederick Oakes - 1857 - 98 pages
...out of water, and take the difference : then, ai 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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The Artillerists̓ Manual, and British Soldiers̓ Compendium

Frederick Augustus Griffiths - Artillery - 1859 - 426 pages
...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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A Treatise on pharmacy

Edward Parrish - 1864 - 926 pages
...stated : as the weight of a certain bulk of water is to the weight of the same bulk of this liquid so is the specific gravity of water to the specific gravity of this liquid : — 242.5 : 256 : : 1 : 1.055, or divide the weight of the liquid by the 236 weight of...
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Pocket book of useful formulæ & memoranda for carpenters, Royal navy

George James Ford - Carpentry - 1869 - 152 pages
...weight in air. Then 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. EXAMPLE. — Suppose a piece of elm weighs 15 Ibs. in air, and that a piece of copper...
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Geometry, mensuration and the stereometrical tableau: lecture read before ...

Charles P. Florent Baillairgé - Geometry - 1873 - 658 pages
...Body heavier than Water. RUI.K. — Weigh it both in and out of water, and note the difference; then, as the weight lost in water is to the whole weight, so is 1000 to the W x 1000 specific gravity of the body. Or, w = G, w representing IM weigjit in water, and...
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Key to Baillairgé'stereometrical Tableau: New System of Measuring All Bodies ...

Charles P. Florent Baillairgé - Measurement - 1876 - 306 pages
...Body heavier than Water. RULE. — Weigh it both in and out of water, and note the difference; then, as the weight lost in water is to the whole weight, so is 1000 to the W x 1000 specific gravity of the body. Or, ^y = G, w representing the weight in water,...
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