## Treatise on the elements of algebra |

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Page 228 - ... that the volume of a sphere varies as the cube of its radius. 20. Find the radius of a sphere whose volume is equal to the sum of the volumes of three spheres whose radii are r, /, and r".

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Page 274 - The logarithm of a product is equal to the sum of the logarithms of its factors.

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Page 229 - In any series of numbers in arithmetical progression, the sum of the two extremes is equal to the sum of any two terms equally distant from them; as in the latter of the above series 6 + 1=4+3, and =5+2.

Page 314 - To cut a given straight line so that the rectangle contained by the whole and one of the segments is equal to the square on the remaining segment.