Evolution: Or, The Power, and Operation of Numbers, in the Statement, the Calculation, the Distribution, and the Arrangement of Quantities, Linear, Superficial and Solid
Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green and Longman, 1835 - 160 σελίδες
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Σελίδα 157 - The goods are to be heaped up in the form of a cone, to a height above the rim of the measure of at least a of its depth.
Σελίδα 14 - ... the same proportion to the third as the second does to the first. The thing we have first to do is, to discover the ratio between the first and second terms, in order to...
Σελίδα 15 - Then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term: the quotient will be the fourth term, or answer.
Σελίδα 157 - Measures, described in the second and third Divisions, were established by Act 5 Geo. IV. c. 74. Before that time there were four different measures of capacity used in England. — 1. For wine, spirits, cider, oils, milk, &c. ; this was one-sixth less than the Imperial Measure. 2. For malt liquor, thi»was J, i*art greater than the Imperial Measure. 3. For corn, and all other dry goods not heaped» this was _i_ part less than the Imperial Measure.
Σελίδα 159 - LESSONS on ARITHMETIC, in Principle and in Practice, for the Instruction of Youth of both Sexes; and more especially for that of young Merchants, Tradesmen, Ssamen, Mechanics, and Farmers. By THOMAS SMITH. London : Sherwood, Gilbert, and Co.; and Longman, Rees, auel Co. THE "AMERICAN STOVES
Σελίδα 15 - N the principle now explained, we can, in any affairs of business, ascertain the amount of an unknown quantity, by knowing the amount of other three quantities, which, with the unknown quantity, bear a proportional relation. The word quantity is here used, but any sum of money is also meant.
Σελίδα 111 - Pythagoras , that the square of the hypothenuse is equal to the squares of the other two sides of a right angled triangle.