## A Course of Mathematics ...: Composed for the Use of the Royal Military Academy ...F. C. and J. Rivington, 1811 |

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4th power AB² ABCD ac² Algebra altitude arithmetical mean arithmetical progression arithmetical series base bisected centre chord ciphers circle circumference co-efficient common denominator common difference compound quantity consequently contained cube root decimal denotes diameter divide dividend division divisor equal th equation equiangular equilateral EXAMPLES extracting the root figure find the square gabions geometric series geometrical geometrical progression given number gives greater Hence improper fraction infinite series integer less Let ABC logarithm manner measured by half mult Multiply number of terms parallel parallelogram perpendicular plane PROBLEM Q. E. D. THEOREM QUEST quotient radii ratio rectangle Reduce remainder Required the product Required to find right angles rule shot side AC square pile square root subtract surd tangent transposing triangle ABC triangular VULGAR FRACTIONS whole number yards

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Page 280 - All the interior angles of any rectilineal figure, together with four right angles, are equal to twice as many right angles as the figure has sides.

Page 2 - The sum of the three angles of any triangle is equal to two right angles, this is a Theorem, the truth of which is demonstrated by Geometry.

Page 4 - Los números cardinales 0: zero 1: one 2: two 3: three 4: four 5: five 6: six 7: seven 8: eight 9: nine 10: ten 11: eleven 12: twelve 13: thirteen 14: fourteen 15: fifteen 16: sixteen 17: seventeen 18: eighteen 19: nineteen 20: twenty...

Page 32 - Place the numbers so that those of the same denomination may stand directly under each other.

Page 11 - Subtract the subtrahend from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend, with which proceed as before ; and so on, till the whole is finished.

Page 297 - Hence, conversely, a line drawn perpendicular to a tangent, at the point of contact, passes through the centre of the circle.

Page 264 - A Right angle is that which is made by one line perpendicular to another. Or when the angles on each side are equal to one another, they are right angles.

Page 325 - Similar solid figures are such as have all their solid angles equal, each to each, and are contained by the same number of similar planes.

Page 275 - THE Difference of any Two Sides of a Triangle, is Less than the Third Side.

Page 184 - Reduce compound fractions to simple ones, and mixt numbers to improper fractions ; then multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators for. a new denominator.