| William Whewell - 1858
...results of my experiments, and to direct me in repeating them with proper precautions.' The maxim, **that the whole is equal to the sum of all its parts,** is thus capable of most important and varied employment in chemistry. But it may be applied in another... | |
| William Mackenzie (Solicitor) - 1858 - 156 páginas
...comparison, however, cannot safely be supported. It is no doubt a primary axiom in the exact sciences **that " the whole is equal to the sum of all its parts,"** and on that foundation the admirers of book-keeping by double entry have endeavoured to rest the superstructure... | |
| Mark Hopkins - 1862 - 304 páginas
...idea or principle of causation, and so under mathematical axioms. The act of a child may involve the **axiom that the whole is equal to the sum of all its parts,** and yet the child may never have heard of the axiom, and in that form could not comprehend it. V In... | |
| Mark Hopkins - 1862 - 304 páginas
...idea or principle of causation, and so under mathematical axioms. The act of a child may involve the **axiom that the whole is equal to the sum of all its parts,** and yet the child may never have heard of the axiom, and in that form could not comprehend it. In thus... | |
| William Waterston - 1863 - 1000 páginas
...ledger must, if correctly posted, be constantly in a state of equilibrium : It follows likewise from the **axiom that " the whole is equal to the sum of all its parts,"** that the balance of the stock account must equal the aggregate balance of all the other accounts. Hence... | |
| Robert Yallowley Barnes - 1869 - 447 páginas
...balanced, that is when the totals, or balances, are taken out. The system is based on the mathematical **axiom, that the whole is equal to the sum of all its parts,** and consequently, and conversely, that the sum of all the parts must be equal to the whole. And the... | |
| 1880
...not of equivalence. An attempt at exact imitation is sure to result in a libel. In art, at least, the **axiom that the whole is equal to the sum of all its parts** has no absolute force whatever, and even if it were possible to reproduce in painting the actual details... | |
| Young Men's Christian Associations (London, England) - 1873
...the truths of pure mathematics. The illustration which he uses is, if I mistake not, the mathematical **axiom that the whole is equal to the sum of all its parts** — the opposite of which is manifestly absurd ; and he compares and contrasts it with what he chooses,... | |
| Mark Hopkins - 1873 - 308 páginas
...he affirms it, it would land us in our not being sure that we know anything at all. Do I then know **that the whole is equal to the sum of all its parts,** or that a body must be in space, as something that is relative to my mode of apprehension ? or do I... | |
| Mark Hopkins - 1873 - 308 páginas
...he affirms it, it would land us in our not being sure that we know anything at all. Do I then know **that the whole is equal to the sum of all its parts,** or that a body must be in space, as something that is relative to my mode of apprehension ? or do I... | |
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