A general view of the sciences and arts, Τόμος 1

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 Examples of Theorems in Spherical 39 CHAP Page CHAP 43 Arithmetic 73 Decimal Fractions 87 Arithmetic 96 Fluxions 106 Algebra Addition 117 CHAP 122
 Astronomy 151 Geography 156 Geography 163 Geography 169 Navigation 187 Instruments used for accomplishing 204 Earthquakes and Volcanoes 219 Solids Statics Dynamics 225

 Astronomy The Tides Eclipse 136 Astronomy 143 The Five New Planets 149
 Mechanics 237 Hydrodynamics 251 Architecture Civil Architecture 276

Δημοφιλή αποσπάσματα

Σελίδα 60 - A sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Σελίδα 227 - Every body continues in a state of rest, or of uniform motion in a straight line, unless it is compelled to change that state by a force impressed upon it.
Σελίδα 228 - To every action there is always opposed an equal reaction: or, the mutual actions of two bodies upon each other are always equal and directed to contrary pans.
Σελίδα 32 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees...
Σελίδα 90 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator; under this sum write the denominator.
Σελίδα 228 - The change of motion is proportional to the motive force impressed; and is made in the direction of the right line in which that force is impressed.
Σελίδα 55 - PROBLEM I. To find the area of a parallelogram, whether it be a square, a rectangle, a rhombus, or a rhomboides.
Σελίδα 157 - It is bounded on the North by the Arctic Ocean ; on the East by the Pacific Ocean ; on the South by the Indian Ocean ; and on the West by the Red Sea, the Mediterranean Sea, the Caspian Sea, and the Oural Mountains.
Σελίδα 97 - Multiply the first and second terms together, and divide the product by the third ; the quotient will be the answer in the same denomination as the middle term was reduced into.
Σελίδα 19 - ... When a straight line standing on another straight line, makes the adjacent angles equal to one another, each of the angles is called a right angle ; and the straight line which stands on the other is called a perpendicular to it. 11. An obtuse angle is that which is greater than a right angle. 12. An acute angle is that which is less than a right angle. 13. A term or boundary is the extremity of any thing.