Constructive Text-book of Practical Mathematics, Volumen1

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Página 26 - Divide as in whole numbers, and point off" as many decimal places in the quotient as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds the number in the divisor.
Página 444 - In a triangle, the square of any side is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides minus...
Página 204 - How many cubic yards of earth must be .removed in digging a cellar 36 ft.
Página 397 - The characteristic of the logarithm of a number greater than unity, is one less than the number of integral figures in the given number.
Página 26 - If the number of decimal places in the dividend is less than the number in the divisor, annex ciphers to the dividend till there are as many or more decimal places as in the divisor.
Página 173 - Add together the first ordinate, the last ordinate, twice, the sum of the other odd ordinates, and four times the sum of the even ordinates. Multiply this sum by the extreme length of the diagram, and divide the FIG.
Página 379 - Hence the characteristic is n — 1 ; that is, the characteristic of the logarithm of a number greater than unity is less by one than the number of digits in its integral part, and is positive.
Página 55 - J, is called reducing the fraction to its lowest terms. A fraction is said to be in its lowest terms when no number greater than 1 will divide its numerator and denominator without a remainder.
Página 385 - The logarithm of the quotient of two positive numbers is found by subtracting the logarithm of the divisor from the logarithm of the dividend. (6) The logarithm of a power of a positive number is found by multiplying the logarithm of the number by the exponent of the power. For, N" = (oT)
Página 221 - Specific Gravity. The specific gravity of a substance is the ratio of the weight of the substance to the weight of the same volume of...

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