## The British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences. Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge, Volume 1 |

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In the year 1749 he furnished a method of applying his principle to the motion of

any body of a given

equinoxes; determining its quantity, and explaining the phenomenon of the ...

In the year 1749 he furnished a method of applying his principle to the motion of

any body of a given

**figure**. He also resolved the problem of the precession of theequinoxes; determining its quantity, and explaining the phenomenon of the ...

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The sign VTwith a

&c. of any quantity; thus V 64 represents the cube root of 64, or 4, because 4 x 4 x

4 is 64; and Val-Fed the cube root of a b-H ca. In like manner W15 denotes the ...

The sign VTwith a

**figure**over it is used to express the cubic or biquadratic root,&c. of any quantity; thus V 64 represents the cube root of 64, or 4, because 4 x 4 x

4 is 64; and Val-Fed the cube root of a b-H ca. In like manner W15 denotes the ...

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And in this comparison, the geometrical

random, as if all the parts were actually ... and simply be derived or expressed, by

means of the geometrical properties of

And in this comparison, the geometrical

**figure**is to be feigned and constructed atrandom, as if all the parts were actually ... and simply be derived or expressed, by

means of the geometrical properties of

**figures**, till an equation be obtained, ... Page

Thus, to take a very plain and simple instance, if it were required to square the

binomial a + b ; (fig. 3.) by forming a square, as in the

to a +b, or the two lines or parts added together denoted by the letters a and b;

and ...

Thus, to take a very plain and simple instance, if it were required to square the

binomial a + b ; (fig. 3.) by forming a square, as in the

**figure**, whose side is equalto a +b, or the two lines or parts added together denoted by the letters a and b;

and ...

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The oxydability of an alloy is generally either greater or less than that of the

unmixed metals. Tin and lead mixed will, at a low red heat, take fire and oxydate

immediately. ALLUSION, in rhetoric, a

The oxydability of an alloy is generally either greater or less than that of the

unmixed metals. Tin and lead mixed will, at a low red heat, take fire and oxydate

immediately. ALLUSION, in rhetoric, a

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