## MathematicsAmerican School of Correspondence, 1903 - Engineering |

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algebraic altitude Arithmetic binomial boiler called cancel cent ciphers circumference coefficient column common denominator common multiple contained cube root cubic feet cylinder decimal places decimal point diameter divided dividend division divisor dollars engine equal EXAMPLES FOR PRACTICE exponent expression figure Find the value find two numbers following rule frustum Hence highest common factor horse-power hour ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES improper fraction integer last term lateral area least common multiple miles minuend mixed number monomial multiplicand multiply numerator and denominator obtain parenthesis polygon polynomial pounds preceding prism quotient radius ratio Reduce remainder result second term side slant height Solve the equation square feet square inches square root subtract subtrahend Transposing trial divisor triangle units unknown quantity volume weight whole number write

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Page 36 - Every circumference of a. circle, whether the circle be large or small, is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts called degrees. Each degree is divided into 60 equal parts called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds.

Page 9 - SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet — 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30^ square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.

Page 31 - The square of the hypothenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides ; as, 5033 402+302.

Page 13 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt.) 4 quarts = 1 gallon (gal.) 31| gallons = 1 barrel (bbl.) 2 barrels...

Page 33 - The diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the center and terminating in the circumference.

Page 19 - The square of the difference of two quantities is equal to the square of the first minus twice the product of the first by the second, plus the square of the second.

Page 11 - CUBIC MEASURE 1728 cubic inches (cu. in.) =1 cubic foot (cu. ft.) 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard (cu. yd.) 128 cubic feet = 1 cord (cd...

Page 56 - A right circular cone or cone of revolution is a cone whose axis is perpendicular to the base. It may be generated by the revolution of a right triangle about one of the perpendicular sides as an axis.

Page 17 - Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, and write the result as the first term of the quotient. Multiply the whole divisor by the first term of the quotient, and subtract the product from the dividend.