## A Collection of Problems and Examples Adapted to the "Elementary Course of Mathematics.": With an Appendix Containing the Questions Proposed During the First Three Days of the Senate-House Examinations in the Years 1848, 1849, 1850, and 1851J. Deighton, 1851 - 173 pages |

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**sphere**of metal is known to have a hollow space about its centre in the form of a concentric**sphere**, and its weight is of the weight of a solid**sphere**of the same substance and radius ; compare the inner and outer radii , having given ... Page 73

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**sphere**by a string of given length , passing over the highest point . Required the position of equilibrium . 5. Two weights sustain each other upon two inclined planes having a common altitude , by means of a string which is attached to ... Page 88

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**sphere**is filled with fluid ; compare the pressure on any horizontal section of the**sphere**with that upon any other section of the same area . 13. A hollow**sphere**being filled with fluid , determine those horizontal sections upon which ... Page 89

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**sphere**of 1 foot radius , composed of matter of which the specific gravity as compared with water is .35 , is retained below the surface of water by a string ; HYDROSTATICS . 89. Page 90

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**sphere**= 4π 7.3 3 water is 1000 oz . and that the weight of a cubic foot of 7. A cylinder of known magnitude and specific gravity floats in water ; if a small weight be placed upon the top of the cylinder find how much it will be ...### Other editions - View all

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Page 111 - If two triangles have two sides of the one equal to two sides of the...

Page 128 - To divide a given straight line into two parts, so that the rectangle contained by the whole and one of the parts, shall be equal to the square of the other part.

Page 111 - If a straight line be divided into two equal parts, and also into two unequal parts, the rectangle contained by the unequal parts, together with the square on the line between the points of section, is equal to the square on half the line.

Page 112 - EQUAL straight lines in a circle are equally distant from the centre ; and those which are equally distant from the centre, are equal to one another.

Page 144 - ... a circle. The angle in a semicircle is a right angle: the angle in a segment greater than a semicircle is less than a right angle ; and the angle in a segment less than a semicircle is greater than a right angle.

Page 160 - Triangles upon equal bases, and between the same parallels, are equal to one another.

Page 112 - If two triangles have one angle of the one equal to one angle of the other and the sides about these equal angles proportional, the triangles are similar.

Page 160 - In any right-angled triangle, the square which is described upon the side subtending the right angle, is equal to the squares described upon the sides which contain the right angle.