A Treatise on Arithmetic: Through which the Entire Science Can be Most Expeditiously and Perfectly Learned, Without the Aid of a Teacher. Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Students
T.E. Chapman, 1856 - 455 páginas
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Página 178 - Lift up your eyes on high, and behold Who hath created these things, That bringeth out their host by number : He calleth them all by names by the greatness of his might, 20 For that he is strong in power ; not one faileth.
Página 436 - To find the solidity of a pyramid or cone : Multiply the area of the base by one third of the perpendicular height.
Página 134 - Remove the decimal point in the dividend as many places to the right as there are decimal places in the divisor and supply any deficiency by annexing ciphers.
Página 176 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Página 285 - Dividendo, by division ; when there are four proportionals, and it is inferred, that the excess of the first above the second is to the second as the excess of the third above the fourth is to the fourth.
Página 285 - The difference between the first and second terms of a proportion is to the second, as the difference between the third and fourth is to the fourth. The given proportion, a : b : : c : d, , ... ac may be written, 6~d...
Página 434 - To find the convex surface of a cylinder, multiply the circumference of the base by the altitude.
Página 233 - Dclambrc and Mechain, by measuring an arc of the meridian between the parallels of Dunkirk and Barcelona. The metrical system is now legal in England also.