## Report on Foreign Systems of Naval Education |

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Page 242 - If a straight line be divided into two equal parts, and also into two unequal parts, the rectangle contained by the unequal parts, together with the square on the line between the points of section, is equal to the square on half the line.

Page 22 - Pharmacy, and a practical knowledge of drugs. (The examination in Medicine and Surgery will be in part practical, and will include operations on the dead body, the application of Surgical Apparatus, and the examination of Medical and Surgical patients at the bedside.) The...

Page 292 - If the angle of a triangle be divided into two equal angles, by a straight line which also cuts the base ; the segments of the base shall have the same ratio which the other sides of the triangle have to one another...

Page 250 - If two triangles have two angles of the one equal to two angles of the other, each to each, and one side equal to one side, viz.

Page 11 - N.—Course of instruction, French Machinists' School 328 GKEAT BRITAIN. CHAPTER I. GENERAL STEPS IN THE CAREER OF LINE OFFICERS. The regular grades of executive or line officers in the Royal Navy are as follows: Admiral of the fleet. Admiral. Vice-Admiral. Rear-Admiral. Captain. Commander. Lieutenant. Sub-lieutenant. Midshipman. Naval cadet. The career of an officer in the Navy begins with his nomination as a naval cadet. These nominations appear to be made at the will of the Admiralty, as far as...

Page 242 - The sides about the equal angles of equiangular triangles are proportionals ; and those which are opposite to the equal angles are homologous sides, that is, are the antecedents or consequents of the ratios Let ABC, DCE, be equiangular triangles, having the angle ABC equal to the angle DCE, and the angle ACB to the angle DEC, and consequently (4.

Page 242 - IF a straight line fall upon two parallel straight lines, it makes the alternate angles equal to one another; and the exterior angle equal to the interior and opposite...

Page 242 - DE : but equal triangles on the same base and on the same side of it, are between the same parallels ; (i.

Page 250 - ... equal angles in each ; then shall the other sides be equal each to each : and also the third angle of the one to the third angle of the other.

Page 65 - Two examinations of probationary lieutenants will be held in each year at the Royal Naval College, Greenwich. Those that pass a satisfactory examination at the end of the first session after entry, will remain at the College for another session, at the end of which they will be again examined, and, if they pass satisfactorily, will receive commissions in the Royal Marine Artillery, in order of merit, bearing date from the time they received their probationary appointments.