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MATHEMATICAL PAPERS

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FOR ADMISSION INTO

THE ROYAL MILITARY ACADEMY

AND

THE ROYAL MILITARY COLLEGE

FOR THE YEARS

1899-1908

EDITED BY

E. J. BROOKSMITH, B.A., LL.M.

=

ST. JOHN'S COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE; LATE INSTRUCTOR OF MATHEMATICS AT
THE ROYAL MILITARY ACADEMY, WOOLWICH

AND

R. M. MILNE, M.A.,

LATE SCHOLAR JESUS COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE;
ASSISTANT MASTER, ROYAL NAVAL COLLEGE, DARTMOUTH

MACMILLAN AND CO., LIMITED
ST. MARTIN'S STREET, LONDON

1909

COLLEGE

JUN 15 1909

LIBRARY

Bowditch fund

TABLE OF CONSTANTS.

I metre 100 cm. = 1000 mm. = 0.001 km.

I yard = 3 ft. = 36 in. =0·9144 metre. I mile = 8 fur. = 320 po. = 1760 yds. I hectare

= 100 ares = 10,000 sq. metres.

I acre = 4 roods = 4840 sq. yds. = 0 ̊4047 hectare.

I litre I c.dm. 100 cl. = 0.01 hl. = 0.001 c. metre.

I gallon = 4 qt. = 8 pt. = 0.1606 c. ft. = 4'546 litres. = 32 pk. = 64 gal.

I kilogram = 1000 g. =0'001 tonne.

I quarter = 8 bush.

I lb. = 16 oz. = 7000 grains = 453'6 grammes. I ton = 20 cwt. = 80 qr. =2240 lb.

I litre of water weighs 1 kg. I c. ft. of water weighs 62.3 lb.

A circle of radius has a circumference of length 2πr and has an area of 2 where = 3'1416.

Base of natural logarithms is e = 2.7183.

The acceleration of a falling body is 32.2 ft. per sec. per sec. or 981 cm. per sec. per sec.

I kilowatt = 102 kilogram-metres per second. I horse-power = 550 footpounds per second.

I atmosphere = 760 mm. of mercury = 103 kg. per sq. cm. = 147 lb. per sq. inch.

GLASGOW PRINTED AT THE UNIVERSITY PRESS BY ROBERT MACLEHOSE AND CO. LTD.

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