## Mathematics for Collegiate Students of Agriculture and General Science |

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Mathematics for Collegiate Students of Agriculture and General Science Alfred Monroe Kenyon,William Vernon Lovitt No preview available - 2016 |

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Page 59 - Find the equation of the locus of a point which moves so that the sum of the squares of its distances from the x and the j/-axis equals 4.

Page 122 - In any triangle the square of any side is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides minus twice the product of these two sides and the cosine of their included angle.

Page 277 - The general formula for the number of combinations of n things taken r at a time is C(n,r) = r\(nr)\ We have to find the number of combinations of 12 things taken 9 at a time.

Page 124 - The sum of any two sides of a triangle is to their difference, as the tangent of half the sum of the angles opposite to those sides, to the tangent of half their difference.

Page 199 - Show that the locus of a point which moves so that the sum of its distances from two h'xed straight lines is constant is a straight line.

Page 167 - moment of a force" with respect to a point is the product of the force and the perpendicular distance from the given point to the line of action of the force.

Page 223 - The weight of an object above the surface of the earth varies inversely as the square of its distance from the center of the earth.

Page 207 - Find and classify the equation of the locus of a point which moves so that...

Page 204 - PF'/PH'= e, by the definition of the curve. Furthermore :J (b) \PF—PF'\=2a. In fact, the hyperbola is often defined as the locus of a point which moves so that the difference of its distances from two fixed points is constant.

Page 74 - The logarithm of a quotient is equal to the logarithm of the dividend minus the logarithm of the divisor.