## An Encyclopædia of Architecture: Historical, Theoretical, and Practical |

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To

before the number to be subtracted; thus 10–6 signifies that the number 6 is to be

taken from the number 10, so that the expression is equivalent to the number 4.

To

**subtract**one number from another the sign – (minus) is used, which is placedbefore the number to be subtracted; thus 10–6 signifies that the number 6 is to be

taken from the number 10, so that the expression is equivalent to the number 4.

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For we have only to collect the numbers with the sign + before them, and

from their sum those that have the sign —. Thus, the sum of 16 and 3 is 19 ; that

of 4, 7, and l is 12; and 12 being taken from 19 the remainder is 7. It must be ...

For we have only to collect the numbers with the sign + before them, and

**subtract**from their sum those that have the sign —. Thus, the sum of 16 and 3 is 19 ; that

of 4, 7, and l is 12; and 12 being taken from 19 the remainder is 7. It must be ...

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558. When the denominators of fractions are equal they are easily added to and

subtracted from one another: thus, 4-3 is equal to ; or 1, and 3–3 is equal to 3 or .

In this case, either for addition or

558. When the denominators of fractions are equal they are easily added to and

subtracted from one another: thus, 4-3 is equal to ; or 1, and 3–3 is equal to 3 or .

In this case, either for addition or

**subtraction**, it is only necessary to change the ... Seite 243

The addition and

when the powers are different; for example, as +a+ is the sum of the third and

second powers of a ; and a” —a" is the remainder when the fourth power of a is ...

The addition and

**subtraction**of powers is effected by means of the signs + and —when the powers are different; for example, as +a+ is the sum of the third and

second powers of a ; and a” —a" is the remainder when the fourth power of a is ...

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In the foregoing passages have been explained the different methods of

calculation in addition,

powers, and the extraction of roots. We here propose to review the origin of the

different ...

In the foregoing passages have been explained the different methods of

calculation in addition,

**subtraction**, multiplication, and division, the involution ofpowers, and the extraction of roots. We here propose to review the origin of the

different ...

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Seite 6 - In taking two stations having the same value, the one to the north and the other to the south of...

Seite 316 - The angle at the centre of a circle is double of the angle at the circumference upon the same base, that is, upon the same part of the circumference.

Seite 16 - The western face, which is the least elevated, is the most interesting on account of the appearance of building it presents. Near the summit of it appears a low wall, with interruptions, built of unburnt bricks, mixed up with chopped straw or reeds, and cemented with clay-mortar of great thickness, having between every layer a layer of reeds ; and on the north side are also some vestiges of a similar construction.

Seite 375 - As 360 is to the degrees in the arc of the sector, so is the area of the whole circle to the area of the sector.

Seite 17 - ... in breadth, diminishing in thickness to the top, which is broken and irregular, and rent by a large fissure extending through a third of its height.

Seite ix - Vive, vale ; si quid novisti rectius istis, Candidus impertí ; si non, his utere mecum.

Seite 51 - Twenty-five years, and above three millions sterling, were employed by the founder: his liberal taste invited the artists of Constantinople, the most skilful sculptors and architects of the age; and the buildings were sustained or adorned by twelve hundred columns of Spanish and African, of Greek and Italian marble. The hall of audience was...

Seite 372 - PROBLEM I. To find the area of a parallelogram, whether it be a square, a rectangle, a rhombus, or a rhomboides.

Seite 199 - The taste of all these stately mansions was that bastard style which intervened between Gothic and Grecian architecture; or which perhaps was the style that had been invented for the houses of the nobility, when they first ventured on the settlement of the kingdom after the termination of the quarrel between the Roses, to abandon their fortified dungeons, and consult convenience and magnificence...

Seite 216 - What the back-ground is in painting, in architecture is the real ground on which the building is erected ; and no architect took greater care that his work should not appear crude and hard, that is, that it did not abruptly start out of the ground without expectation or preparation.