| Golding Bird, Charles Brooke - Physics - 1867 - 851 pages
...result will be its specific gravity. The rationale of this process is very plain, for the last loss = **the weight of a quantity of water, equal in bulk to the** heavy and light bodies together; and the first loss = the weight of water, equal in bulk to the heuvy... | |
| Henry Watts - 1868
...deduct the weight of the flask, &c., as obtained after inserting the substance. The difference will be **the weight of a quantity of water equal in bulk to the** substance. It is then only necessary to divide the original weight of the substance by the number so... | |
| Joseph Henry Collins - 1871 - 180 pages
...sufficient to balance it. c. Substract the weight indicated in b. from that in a. ; the difference will be **the weight of a quantity of water equal in bulk to the** specimen. d. Divide the weight a. by the difference, c. ; the quotient will be the specific gravity.... | |
| Joseph Henry Collins - Mineralogy - 1871 - 108 pages
...sufficient to balance it. c. Substract the weight indicated in b. from that in a. ; the difference will be **the weight of a quantity of water equal in bulk to the** specimen. d. Divide the weight a. by the difference, c. ; the quotient will be the specific gravity.... | |
| Popular educator - 1872
...weight and the weight of the solid and water together will show how much water is displaced — that **is, the weight of a quantity of water equal in bulk to** tho solid. Divide the weight of the solid by this and we shall have the specific gravity required.... | |
| Henry Reid - Portland cement - 1877 - 428 pages
...again coincides with the surface of the water. Suppose this to be 80 grains, which of course will be **the weight of a quantity of water equal in bulk to the** mineral. We now have the absolute weight of equal bulks of water and the mineral ; then say, as 80... | |
| Education - 1888
...amount of weight added to the other scale-pan in making this adjustment, which we may call the weight A, **is the weight of a quantity of water equal in bulk to the solid** immersed. For the third adjustment release the immersed body from its support, allowing it either to... | |
| Popular educator - 1880
...weight and the weight of the solid and water together will show how much water ia displaced — that **is, the weight of a quantity of water equal in bulk to the solid.** Divide the weight of the solid by this and we shall have the specific gravity required. Hero is an... | |
| Henry Watts - 1883
...deduct the weight of the flask, etc., as obtained after inserting the substance. The difference will be **the weight of a quantity of water equal in bulk to the** substance. It is then only necessary to divide the original weight of the substance by the number so... | |
| Edwin Herbert Hall, Joseph Young Bergen - Physics - 1891 - 388 pages
...loss of weight of an object immersed in water bears to the weight of the displaced water, that is, to **the weight of a quantity of water equal in bulk to the** object itself. In order in a slightly different way to get at the answer to the question just asked,... | |
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