## Woolwich Mathematical Papers for Admission Into the Royal Military Academy: For 1891-1900 |

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ABCD ALGEBRA angle of friction arithmetical arithmetical progression attached to accuracy axes axis base Binomial Theorem bisected body cent centre of gravity chord coefficient of friction conic coordinates cosec cosine described diameter directrix distance drawn ellipse equal equilateral triangle equilibrium expression feet per second Find the equation Find the number Find the tension Find the value fixed point focus forces acting Full marks geometrical given circle given point given straight line horizontal plane hyperbola inches inclined plane inscribed intersection latus rectum length line joining locus logarithms MATHEMATICAL EXAMINATION PAPERS middle point miles an hour moving N.B.—Great importance parabola parallel parallelogram passes perpendicular point of projection position Prove pulley quadrilateral radius ratio rectangle contained respectively rest right angles Second Paper sides Solve the equations square string subtends tangent triangle ABC TRIGONOMETRY velocity vertex vertical plane violate Euclid's sequence weight

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Page 35 - 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 62 - IF a straight line touch a circle, and from the point of contact a straight line be drawn at right angles to the touching line, the centre of the circle shall be in that line.

Page 48 - In every triangle, the square of the side subtending either of the acute angles is less than the squares of the sides containing that angle, by twice the rectangle contained by either of these sides, and the straight line intercepted between the perpendicular let fall upon it from the opposite angle, and the acute angle.

Page 245 - Prove that the algebraic sum of the moments of two concurrent forces about any point in their plane is equal to the moment of their resultant about the same point.

Page 125 - IF a straight line fall upon two parallel straight lines, it makes the alternate angles equal to one another...

Page 205 - AB be the given straight line ; it is required to divide it 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 190 - IF from any point without a circle two straight lines be drawn, one of which cuts the circle, and the other touches it ; the rectangle contained by the whole line which cuts the circle, and the part of it without the circle, shall be equal to the square of the line which touches it.

Page 18 - ... the sides containing the obtuse angle, by twice the rectangle contained by the side upon which, when produced, the perpendicular falls, and the straight line intercepted without the triangle between the perpendicular and the obtuse...

Page 287 - If two triangles have two sides of the one equal to two sides of the other...

Page 189 - If a straight line be divided into any two parts, the squares on the whole line and on one of the parts are equal to twice the rectangle contained by the whole and that part, together with the square on the other part.