| Thomas Galloway - 1839 - 248 pages
...of the element is found by multiplying each observation by a number proportional to its weight, and **dividing the sum of the products by the sum of the weights** ; and the comparative weight of the result is unit divided by the sum of all the weights. If the weights... | |
| Denison Olmsted - 1860 - 492 pages
...from that point is obtained by multiplying each weight into its own distance from the same point, and **dividing the sum of the products by the sum of the weights.** Let A, B, Fio. M. 0 ABCD i O °— i • <i G C, and D, represent the weights of several bodies, whose... | |
| Mansfield Merriman - 1877 - 220 pages
...probable value of the measured quantity is found by multiplying each observation ly its weight, and **dividing the sum of the products by the sum of the weights.** This value Z is called the General Mean to distinguish it from the arithmetical mean 20, which is only... | |
| Sydney Lupton - 1882 - 374 pages
...accuracy. The mean of the measured quantity is found by multiplying each observation by its weight, and **dividing the sum of the products by the sum of the weights.** The probable error of this general mean is *J9i +ffa+92+ &c- V n - 1 Thus the quantity of hydrogen... | |
| Charles Leander Doolittle - 1883 - 666 pages
...value of the unknown quantity •will be obtained by multiplying each observation by its weight, and **dividing the sum of the products by the sum of the weights.** It is clear that the difference of weights may result from a variety of causes other than the simple... | |
| Mansfield Merriman - 1884 - 216 pages
...probable value of the unknown quantity z is obtained by multiplying each observation by its weight, and **dividing the sum of the products by the sum of the weights.** In order to distinguish this process from that of the arithmetical mean, it is sometimes called the... | |
| H. C. Godwin - 1890 - 402 pages
...most probable value of the results will be found by multiplying each observed value by its weight, and **dividing the sum of the products by the sum of the weights,** the result being that value which renders the sum of the products of the squares of the errors and... | |
| Denison Olmsted - 1891 - 496 pages
...from that point is obtained by multiplying each weight into Us own distance from the same jtuitU, and **dividing the sum of the products by the sum of the weights.** Let A, B, C, and D, represent the weights of several bodies, whose centres of gravity are in the straight... | |
| Dascom Greene - 1892 - 176 pages
...value is found, as indicated by (30), by multiplying the result of each observation by its weight, and **dividing the sum of the products by the sum of the weights.** 192. Equations of Condition. — In the case next to be considered, the unknown quantity is not itself... | |
| 1894 - 444 pages
...quartz particles was obtained by multiplying all the quartz weights in columns 5 by their diameters, and **dividing the sum of the products by the sum of the weights.** The galena figures in column 5, treated similarly, give an average diameter for the galena particle.... | |
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