| John Sanderson - 1827
...reducing every branch to the same decimal ratio already established in their coins, and thus bringing **the calculation of the principal affairs of life within...every man who can multiply and divide plain numbers,** greater changes will be necessary." These changes he points out briefly and distinctly : as being such... | |
| John Sanderson, Robert Taylor Conrad - 1846 - 782 Seiten
...reducing every branch to the same decimal ratio already established in their coins, and thus bringing **the calculation of the principal affairs of life within...every man who can multiply and divide plain numbers,** greater changes will be necessary." On the eighteenth of January, 1791, Mr. Jefferson made a report,... | |
| Thomas Jefferson, Henry Augustine Washington - 1854
...reducing every branch to the same decimal ratio already established in their coins, and thus bringing **the calculation of the principal affairs of life within...every man who can multiply and divide plain numbers,** greater changes will be necessary. The unit of measure is still that which must give law through the... | |
| Thomas Jefferson - 1854
...reducing every branch to the same decimal ratio already established in their coins, and thus bringing **the calculation of the principal affairs of life within...every man who can multiply and divide plain numbers,** greater changes will be necessary. The unit of measure is still that which must give law through the... | |
| John Pickering Putnam - 1874 - 65 Seiten
...earnestly recommended it to the attention of the first Congress of the United States. Jefferson desired **to reduce " every branch to the same decimal ratio...every man who can multiply and divide plain numbers."** John Quincy Adams says of the Metric System: "Considered merely as a labor-saving machine, it is a... | |
| Charles Sumner - 1874
..."reducing every branch to the same decimal ratio already established in the coins, aud thus bringing **the calculation of the principal affairs of life within...every man who can multiply and divide plain numbers."** 1 Here is an essential element in the common system we seek to establish. This was in 1790, when France... | |
| Charles Sumner - 1876
...reducing every branch to the same decimal ratio already established in the coins, and thus bringing **the calculation of the principal affairs of life within...every man who can multiply and divide plain numbers."** 1 Here is an essential element in the common system we seek to establish. This was in 1790, when France... | |
| 1877
...sufficiently obvious." Jefferson desired to reduce " every branch to the same decimal ratio alreadj. **established in coins, and thus bring the calculation...every man who can multiply and divide plain numbers."** John Quincy Adams says of the Metric System : " Considered merely as a labor-saving machine, it is... | |
| U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - 1895
...which he proposed (July, 1790) " to reduce every branch to the decimal ratio already established for **coins, and thus bring the calculation of the principal...arithmetic of every man who can multiply and divide."** The consideration of the subject being again urged by Washington, a committee of Congress reported... | |
| American Institute of Instruction - 1896
...Representatives, said : " I propose to introduce every branch of the decimal ratio already established for **coins, and thus bring the calculation of the principal...arithmetic of every man who can multiply and divide."** No one, indeed, who has ever given this subject serious consideration has failed to appreciate the... | |
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