# A general view of the sciences and arts, Volum 1

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### Innhold

 CHAP 6 Examples of Theorems in Spherical 39 Mensuration Land Surveying 49 Arithmetic 73 Decimal Fractions 87 Fluxions 106 Algebra Addition 116 General Physics Astronomy 122
 Geography 156 Geography 163 Geography 169 Astronomical and Geographical Instru 181 Navigation 187 Instruments used for accomplishing 204 Theories of the Earth 217 Solids Statics Dynamics 225

 Astronomy 131 Astronomy The Tides Eclipse 136 Astronomy 143 The Five New Planets 149
 Mechanics 232 Hydrodynamics 241 Hydrodynamics 251 Architecture Civil Architecture 276

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Side 60 - A sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Side 227 - Every body continues in a state of rest, or of uniform motion in a straight line, unless it is compelled to change that state by a force impressed upon it.
Side 228 - To every action there is always opposed an equal reaction: or, the mutual actions of two bodies upon each other are always equal and directed to contrary pans.
Side 32 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees...
Side 90 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator; under this sum write the denominator.
Side 228 - The change of motion is proportional to the motive force impressed; and is made in the direction of the right line in which that force is impressed.
Side 55 - PROBLEM I. To find the area of a parallelogram, whether it be a square, a rectangle, a rhombus, or a rhomboides.
Side 157 - It is bounded on the North by the Arctic Ocean ; on the East by the Pacific Ocean ; on the South by the Indian Ocean ; and on the West by the Red Sea, the Mediterranean Sea, the Caspian Sea, and the Oural Mountains.
Side 97 - Multiply the first and second terms together, and divide the product by the third ; the quotient will be the answer in the same denomination as the middle term was reduced into.
Side 19 - ... When a straight line standing on another straight line, makes the adjacent angles equal to one another, each of the angles is called a right angle ; and the straight line which stands on the other is called a perpendicular to it. 11. An obtuse angle is that which is greater than a right angle. 12. An acute angle is that which is less than a right angle. 13. A term or boundary is the extremity of any thing.