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  • Amazon even tells you what percentage of people buys each one.

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  • 6 A small percentage of aluminium produced still higher permeability (µ=6000 for H=2), the induction in fields up to 60 being greater than in any other known substance, and the hysteresis-loss for moderate limits of B far less than in the purest commercial iron.

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  • It has been thought that it refers to the fact that ants form a large percentage of the prey of the insect, the suffix "lion" merely suggesting destroyer or eater.

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  • Food in the United States is so inexpensive as a percentage of national income that it literally is a throwaway item.

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  • Pop. of the municipality (1900), 2 9,33 1, a large percentage being summer residents, as the census was taken late in December; (1902, municipal census), 18, 373.

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  • I I the edge of the disk serves as the pointer and the scale gives the percentage of slack, or (N - n)/n.

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  • In societies where a large percentage of income is necessary just to buy food, having volatile food prices will mean hunger sooner or later, no matter how good the factory jobs are.

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  • The parks are a fine feature of the city; by its charter a fixed percentage of all expenditures for public improvements must be used to purchase park land.

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  • He was getting paid a percentage just to pick up the artwork and deliver it to my broker.

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  • The manganese ores of the Bathurst district of New South Wales often contain a small percentage of cobalt - sufficient, indeed, to warrant further attempts to work them.

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  • But the point need not be discussed further here, since both percentage and absolute indices of unsteadiness have risen of late years.

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  • Mrs. Porter, the housekeeper, came in weekly and Dean could guess the percentage of work performed by each.

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  • With regard to the nutritive value of oatmeal, as compared with that of wheat flour, it contains a higher percentage of albuminoids than any other grain, viz.

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  • (I) An indigenous script expressed in characters of which only a very small percentage are identical, or even obviously connected, with those of any other script.

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  • In other words, the average person will make more money, pay a higher percentage as taxes, but still bring home vastly more than before.

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  • Maybe most were, but there was that percentage – no matter where you went - who were looking for easy victims.

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  • owners, part owners, owners and tenants, and managers) fell from 64.8 to 42.1% from 1880 to 1900, and the percentage operated by cash tenants increased from 13.8 in 1880 to 24.9 in 1900, and by share tenants from 21.5 in 1880 to 33 o in 190o; the percentage of farms operated by white farmers was 49.8 in 1900.

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  • The landlord received from his tenant (kmet) a fixed percentage, usually one third (tretina), of the annual produce; and, of the remaining two thirds, the cash equivalent of one tenth (desetina) went to the state.

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  • The ore generally occurs in the form of oxides, manganite and pyrolusite, and contains a high percentage of sesquioxide of manganese.

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  • It is a species of cannel coal, somewhat similar to the Boghead mineral of Scotland, but yielding a much larger percentage of volatile hydro-carbon than the Scottish mineral.

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  • Instead of the borrowing power being restricted to a small percentage of the total capital, as in European countries, most of the railway mileage of America has been built with borrowed money, represented by bonds, while stock has been given freely as an inducement to subscribe to the bonds on the XXII.

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  • Paraffin wax is tested for melting-point (or setting-point), and the semi-refined product is further examined to ascertain the percentage of oil, water and dirt present.

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  • The percentage of the charge which is dissipated per minute is usually denoted by a + or a_ according to its sign.

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  • As people grow wealthier (as the whole world will), they typically spend more money on food, though it is less as a percentage of overall income.

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  • The land included in farms amounted in 1900 to 22,745,356 acres or 73% of the total land surface of the state, and the percentage of farm land that was improved increased from 26.5 in 1870 to 36.6 in 1900.

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  • The urban population on the basis of places having a population of 4000 or more was 16.6% of the total in 1900 and 22.7% in 1905, the percentage for Florida, as for other Southern States; being small as compared with the percentage for most of the other states of the Union.

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  • Textile, building and mining industries show the highest percentage of strikes, since they give employment to large numbers of men concentrated in single localities.

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  • manures), manufactured or imported, to state the percentage of the nitrogen, of the soluble and insoluble phosphates, and of the potash in each article sold, and this statement was to have the effect of a warranty.

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  • The average of settlement per square mile varied from 169.7 in Havana province to 11.8 in Camaguey, and was 46.4 for all of Cuba; the percentage of urban population (in cities, that is, with more than 1000 inhabitants) in the different provinces.

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  • Still, the percentage of those unable to read and write is 72.8, while for the whole of Italy it is 56 o.

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  • measured horizontally expressed as a percentage, or by the number of feet rising vertically in a mile.

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  • In 1870 North Carolina's mica mines were reopened, and they produce the best grade of sheet mica for glazing and a large percentage of the country's yield of this mineral.

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  • Even in the best equipped botanical garden it is impossible to have, at one and the same time, more than a very small percentage of the representatives of the flora of any given region or of any large group of plants.

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  • A very considerable percentage of Argentina's population of five to six millions is hopelessly poor and unprogressive, and cannot be expected to bear its share of the burden.

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  • 1 in., and in that of Sassari 21.99%, the percentage for ten provinces of south Italy being 24.35.

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  • If an air-tight receptacle is not available, a small percentage of powdered carbon is added to the zinc-dust, to prevent increase in the amount of oxide, which, if present in excess, tends to make the deposit dull.

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  • With Three Hours' Exposure He Found The Thorium Emanation Only From 3 To 5% Of The Whole, But With 12 Hours' Exposure The Percentage Of Thorium Emanation Rose To About 15.

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  • The census of 1895 increased this total to 3,954,9 11, exclusive of wild Indians and a percentage for omissions customarily used in South American census returns.

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  • A considerable percentage of these arrivals and departures represents seasonal labourers, who come out from Europe solely for the Argentine wheat harvest and should not be classed as immigrants.

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  • (4,7 2 4,4 00 acres) were included in farms. The percentage of improved farm land, as in Maine, New York and Pennsylvania, increased from 1850 until 1890 and decreased after 1890; and in 1900 out of a total acreage of 4,724,400 acres only 2,126,624 acres (45%) were improved.

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  • The habit of forming mycorhizas is found more frequently in warm climates than cold; indeed, the percentage of the flora exhibiting this peculiarity seems to increase with a certain regularity from the Arctic Circle to the equator.

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  • Galena is found in small quantity, and in some places it contains a large percentage of silver.

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  • Since that time select Japanese species, chosen for superior milling qualities, have been widely introduced, as the market prejudice in favour of head rice made the large percentage of broken rice a heavy handicap to the farmers.

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  • Thanks to his having compelled his allies to fight his battles for him, he had not as yet drawn very heavily on the fighting resources of France, the actual percentage of men taken by the conscriptions during the years since 1806 being actually lower than that in force in continental armies of to-day.

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  • More than three-fourths of the area of the state is arable, the small percentage of non-arable land lying principally in the north-eastern regions, which afford compensation in the form of rich mineral deposits.

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  • high percentage of silica, low iron, lime and magnesia, and a considerable amount of potash and soda).

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  • The presence of more than a small percentage of resin in the latex leads to the production of rubber containing much resin, which seriously depreciates its commercial value for most purposes.

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  • The percentage of resin in a good rubber should be as small as possible, and should in any case be less than to %.

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  • It puts through 9-12 tons of ore in twenty-four hours, reducing the percentage of sulphur to 2-4%, and requires four to six men and about 2 tons of coal.

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  • The maximum permeability (for H = 2) was 3400 at 15° and only 2700 at - 186°, a reduction of more than 20%; but the percentage reduction became less as the magnetizing force departed from the value corresponding to maximum permeability.

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  • ] Honda and Shimizu (loc. cit.) have determined the two critical temperatures for eleven nickel-steel ovoids, containing from 24.04 to 70.32% of nickel, under a magnetizing force of 400, and illustrated by an interesting series of curves, the gradual transformation of the magnetic properties as the percentage of nickel was decreased.

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  • The first column contains the symbols of the various elements which were added to the iron, and the second the percentage proportion in which each element was present; the sample containing 0.03% of carbon was a specimen of the best commercial iron, the values obtained for it being given for comparison.

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  • Occupations.-The pre-war growth of industries, especially in Riga and Libau, tended to reduce the percentage of the agricultural population, but agriculture is still the chief occupation, and the redivision of the rural population was the outstanding feature after 1918.

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  • Of the total exports of this group (1905) very nearly 90% was of india-rubber, which percentage was reduced to 85 in the following year.

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  • Knowing what percentage of an area is Hispanic is a piece of demographic knowledge.

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  • Had the percentage of 1882 been kept up there would have been in 1902 600,000 more proprietors than there were.

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  • For instance, the number of bridegrooms unable to write their names in 1872 was in the province of Turin 26%, and in the Calabrian province of Cosenza 90%; in 1899 the percentage in the province of Turin had fallen to 5%, while in that of Cosenza it was still 76%.

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  • The calculation of the percentage of the particular constituent is simple.

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  • In 1906-1907 the percentage (31 6) of attendants to children of school age was twice as large as in 1898-1899.

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  • The percentage of failure is greatest when fresh-caught adults are hurried to Europe or America.

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  • The percentage of sunshine in the state is high.

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  • Percentage of success rates have to be highly subjective.

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  • And if everyone who hit their spouse landed in jail, we might be rather shocked at the percentage.

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  • If L and N are the inductances of any two circuits which have a coefficient of mutual inductance M, then M/-/ (LN) is called the coefficient of coupling of the circuits and is generally expressed as a percentage.

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  • The Protestant contingent consists of a number of small congregations scattered throughout the country, a few Portuguese Protestants from the Azores, a part of the German colonists settled in the central and southern states, and a large percentage of the North Europeans and Americans temporarily resident in Brazil.

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  • In no country, perhaps, has the press exercised a more direct and powerful influence upon government than in Brazil, and in no other country can there be found so high a percentage of journalists in official life.

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  • The percentage of educated men who have written little volumes of lyrics is surprisingly large, and this may be accounted for by the old Portuguese custom of reciting poetry with musical accompaniment.

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  • Serum and bile inoculation were the means of saving a considerable percentage of the herds.

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  • This is also shown by the data relating to the percentage of members of other Hungarian races speaking this language.

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  • This represents a percentage of 16.8, while in 1890 the percentage was only 13.8.

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  • The white population is broadly divisible into the British and Dutch elements, the percentage of other whites in 1904 being but 8.6.

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  • Generally speaking, the lower the nitrogen content of a guncotton, as found by the nitrometer, the higher the percentage of matters soluble in a mixture of ether-alcohol.

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  • The population consists of a small percentage of whites of European descent, chiefly Spaniards, various tribes and settlements of Indians, largely of the Arawak and Carib families, and a large percentage of mestizos, or mixed bloods.

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  • In a given case of anasarca due to a cause acting generally, it will be found that the liquid of the pleural cavity always contains the highest percentage of proteid, that of the peritoneal cavity comes next, that of the cerebral ventricles follows this, and the liquid of the subcutaneous areolar tissue contains the lowest.

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  • The foreign-born popu lation shows a large increase in percentage to the whole, being 1.57 in 1881 and 2.98 in 1901.

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  • A return of the percentage of inhabitants dwelling in over-crowded tenements shows 2.7 for Lewisham, 4.5 for Wandsworth, 5.5 for Stoke Newington, and 6.4 for Hampstead, against 35.2 for Finsbury and 29.9 for Shoreditch.

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  • In mining operations explosives are used on a large scale and the powder gases contain large quantities of the very poisonous gas, carbon monoxide, a small percentage of which may cause death, and even a minute percentage of which in the air will seriously affect the health.

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  • Without yielding fortunes for speculators, like South Africa or Australia, it returns a fair percentage upon genuine hard work.

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  • der Phys., 1900, p. 352); they express the percentage of incident light reflected.

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  • to Io° B., with their apparent value based solely on the percentage of sugar in the juice.

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  • The average weight per acre was over 252 tons, and the mean percentage of pure sugar in the juice exceeded Isl.

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  • The weight per acre, the saccharine contents of the juice, and the quotient of purity compared favourably with the best results obtained in Germany or France, and with those achieved by the Suffolk farmers, who between 1868 and 1872 supplied Mr Duncan's beetroot sugar factory at Lavenham; for the weight of their roots rarely reached 15 tons per acre, and the percentage of sugar in the juice appears to have varied between 10 and 12.

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  • When, in April 1908, Mr Asquith became premier, and Mr Lloyd George chancellor of the exchequer, the sugar convention The world's trade in cane and beet sugar in tons avoirdupois at decennial periods from 1840 to 1870, inclusive, and yearly from 1871 to 1901 inclusive, with the percentage of beet sugar and the average price per cwt.

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  • 1% present these fertilizers are not usually called for except perhaps in soils containing a high percentage of iron compounds.

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  • Tobacco soils should be well drained and contain a Iarge percentage of humus.

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  • Wohler, and it became necessary to admit them to be two bodies which differed in properties, though of the same percentage composition.

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  • In spite of shortsighted parsimony in the matter of schools, &c., and increased resources through the allocation to the municipality of a certain percentage of new state and provincial taxation, their anti-Semitic successors have been unable to avoid a deficit, and have been obliged to increase the rates.

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  • The postal service is unavoidably limited and defective, owing to the rugged character of the country, its sparse population, and the large percentage of illiterates.

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  • Rhode Island in 1900 had the highest percentage of urban population of any state in the Union, 91.6% of the total population living in cities of 4000 or more inhabitants.

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  • Hence, among all the English poets, it is Tennyson who presents the least percentage of entirely unattractive poetry.

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  • Thus, during the period of ten years between 1893 and 1902, it was found that the percentage of recruits of 5 ft.

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  • and upward grew from 10.09 to 12.67, the rate of increase having been remarkably steady; and the percentage of those under ~ ft.

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  • But it is not permissible to call brass a chemical compound, for we can largely alter its percentage composition without the substance losing the properties characteristic of brass; the properties change more or less continuously, the colour, for example, becoming redder with decrease in the percentage of zinc, and a paler yellow when there is more zinc. The possibility of continuously varying the percentage composition suggests analogy between an alloy and a solution, and A.

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  • In such a curve the percentage composition can be plotted horizontally and the temperature of the freezing-point vertically, as in fig.

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  • In such a diagram, a point P defines a particular mixture, both as to percentage, composition and temperature; a vertical line through P corresponds to the mixture at all possible temperatures, the point Q being its freezing-point.

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  • It consists of two branches AC and BC, which meet in a lowest point C. It will be seen that as we increase the percentage of B from nothing up to that of the mixture C, the freezing-point becomes lower and lower, but that if we further increase the percentage of B in the mixture, the freezing-point rises.

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  • The summit C of the branch BCD occurs at a percentage exactly corresponding to the formula Hg 2 T1.

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  • For example, in the curve for gold-aluminium, ignoring minor singularities, we find two intermediate summits, one at the percentage Au 2 A1, and another at the percentage AuAl 2.

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  • For example, the compound Cu3Sn is not indicated in the freezing-point curve, and indeed a liquid alloy of this percentage does not begin to solidify by the formation of crystals of Cu 3 Sn; the liquid solidifies completely to a uniform solid solution, and only at a lower temperature does this change into crystals of the compound, the transformation being accompanied by a considerable evolution of heat.

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  • represented by a point P, so chosen that the perpendicular Pa on to the side BC gives the percentage of A in the alloy, and the perpendiculars Pb and Pc give the percentages of B and C respectively.

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  • Over 10% of copper makes the parting difficult; consequently in such alloys the percentage of copper is diminished by the addition of silver free from copper, or else the copper is removed by a chemical process.

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  • Pop. (1900), 161,697, including a large percentage of Indians and mixed bloods.

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  • Its population (1895) was 78,221, of whom a large percentage were European immigrants, principally Germans.

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  • This percentage remains fairly constant, but the proportion differs The immigrants were in the most vigorous period of life, few children and few old people, as shown in the following table: Ages of Immigrants to the United States, 1881-1890.

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  • The statistical results are shown in the following table extracted from the admirable work of Weber, just quoted: Percentage of Population living in Towns of 10,000 and over at Three Periods.

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  • The attendance on the 1st of September 1905 was 16,530, the percentage on those enrolled 84.6; the total enrolment was 18,719.

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  • About 89% recorded their preference in favour of English at the outset; then, as a result of violent political agitation, this percentage was considerably lowered, but soon crept up again.

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  • According to Quincke, the surface tension of pure water in contact with air at 20° C. is 81 dynes per linear centimetre, while that of alcohol is only 25.5 dynes; and a small percentage of alcohol produces much more than a proportional decrease in the surface tension when added to pure water.

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  • Dittmar showed that the average proportion of the salts in ocean water of 35 parts salts per thousand was as follows (calculated as parts per 'thousand of the sea-water, as percentage of the total"salts and per hundred molecules of magnesium bromide) :- The Salts in Ocean Water.

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  • According to Kriimmel's calculation the proportional areas at a high temperature are as follows: Percentage of Ocean'Surface with Temperature.

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  • There are, however, several striking exceptions, as for instance in the anthracite from Peru, given in Table I., which contains more than io% of sulphur, and yields but a very small percentage of a white ash.

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  • Coal is the result of the transformation of woody fibre and other vegetable matter by the elimination of oxygen and hydrogen in proportionally larger quantity than carbon, so that the percentage of the latter element is increased in the manner shown in Table III., given by J.

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  • The chief trouble was that acetone expands a small percentage of its own volume while it is absorbing acetylene; therefore it is impossible to fill a cylinder with acetone and then force in acetylene, and still more impracticable only partly to fill the cylinder with acetone, as in that case the space above the liquid would be filled with acetylene under high pressure, and would have all the disadvantages of a cylinder containing compressed acetylene only.

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  • This difficulty was overcome by first filling the cylinder with porous briquettes and then soaking them with a fixed percentage of acetone, so that after allowing for the space taken up by the bricks the quantity of acetone soaked into the brick will absorb ten times the normal volume of the cylinder in acetylene for every atmosphere of pressure to which the gas is subjected, whilst all danger of explosion is eliminated.

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  • After 1880 the percentage of farms operated by share tenants slowly but steadily decreased, falling from 19.4% in 1880 to 15.4% in 1900.

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  • The female population is greater (and has been since 1765, at least) than the male, the percentage being in 1900 greater than in any other state of the Union (51.3%; District of Columbia, owing to clerks in government service 52.6%).

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  • In 1 9 051906 the percentage of average attendance in the public schools to the number of children (between 5 and 15 years) in the state was 80; in Barnstable county it was 95, and in Plymouth 92; and the lowest rate of any county was 68, that of Bristol.

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  • Bunsen analysed fifteen examples of air collected at the same place at different times, and found the extreme range in the percentage of oxygen to be from 20.97 to 20.84.

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  • Angus Smith determined London air to vary in oxygen content from 20.857 to 20.95, the air in parks and open spaces showing the higher percentage; Glasgow air showed similar results, varying from 20.887 in the streets to 20 92 9 in open spaces.

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  • The removal of part of the copper from the blank raises the percentage of silver contained in them and this is allowed for by adding an equivalent amount of copper to the metal when it is melted.

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  • The percentage of rejected silver is often no more than i %.

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  • The percentage of attendance has rivalled that in the primary schools of Scotland, and in 1905 attained to 86.9%.

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  • The percentage of illegitimacy is about 7.

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  • There is still controversy as to what degree of hardness, or (which is nearly the same thing) what percentage of carbon, can be permitted with safety in steel for structures.

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  • (3) This percentage decreases rapidly for longer spans, becoming about 25% for 75-ft.

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  • A small percentage of cubebs is also commonly included in lozenges designed for use in bronchitis, in which the antiseptic and expectoral properties of the drug are useful.

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  • In 1890 the percentage of illiterates in the total population had been 28.5; in 1900 it had fallen to 22.7, and in 1910 to 16.5.

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  • The percentage of improved acreage, however, fell during the same period from 61.1% in 1890 to 59.2% in 1900.

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  • Fewer farms were worked by owners in 1900 than in 1890, the percentage in the former year being 78.2 and in the latter year 86.6.

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  • At some the nurses receive all their own earnings, minus a percentage deducted for the maintenance of the institute; at others they are paid a fixed salary, as a rule from £25 to £30 a year, plus a varying percentage on their earnings or a periodical bonus according to length of service.

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  • This is perhaps the commonest system, but some of the best nursing homes give a somewhat higher fixed salary without any percentage.

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  • The accuracy of a meter is tested by drawing calibration curves showing the percentage departure from absolute accuracy in its reading for various decimal fractions of full load.

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  • Even the purest forms contain a small percentage of volatile matter and ash.

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  • Baltimore is still the great manufacturing centre, but of the state's total product the percentage in value of that manufactured there decreased from 82.5 in 1890 to 66.5 in 1900, and to 62.3 (of the factory product) in 1905.

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  • The latter begin to oxidize before the ley has come up to the traditional strength of specific gravity 1.333 when cold, while nickel is not attacked so long as the percentage of real KHO is short of 60.

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  • Common salt principally goes into solution, and the percentage may thus be brought up to from 80 to 95.

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  • The percentage of Spanish blood is greater than in the other Central American republics; but there is also a large population of half-castes (ladinos or mestizos) due to intermarriage with native Indians.

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  • Of the 75 2, 53 1 of its inhabitants who, in 1900, were engaged in some gainful occupation, 408,185 or 54'2%, were agriculturists, and of its total land surface 21,979,422 acres, or 85'9%, were included in farms. The percentage of improved farm land increased from 35'2 in 1850 to 49'9 in_ 1880 and to 62'5 in 1900.

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  • However, in the decade between 1890 and 1900 the percentage of urban population (i.e.

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  • Recognition of this threefold character led Deshayes to establish a threefold division of the Tertiary based on the percentage of molluscs belonging to types now living found in each.

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  • About one thousand species have been described, a very large percentage of which are to be found on the Mexican plateau.

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  • elongata which produces the " henequen " fibre, or sisal hemp, of Yucatan, silk or tree-cotton (Ceiba casearia), sugar-cane, cotton (Gossypium), indigo and " canaigre " (Rumex hymenosepalus) whose root contains a large percentage of tannin.

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  • In 1895 this percentage was reduced to about 84%, and the work of the schools is slowly cutting it down.

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  • The Roman Catholic religion was enforced at the time of the conquest, but a large percentage of the natives may still be considered semi-pagan, the gods of their ancestors being worshipped in secret, and the forms and tenets of the dominant faith, which they but faintly comprehend, being largely adulterated with superstitions and practices of pagan origin.

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  • lewisi, for example, being met with in a considerable percentage of sewer-rats throughout the world.

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  • on both the north and the south shore, occupies a small percentage of the inhabitants, and there is also some deep-sea fishing.

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  • Now and again small bodies broke off from the main community and adopted a semi-nomadic life, but these formed a very small percentage of the total number, which in 1908 was over 8000.

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  • The lower Mississippi is the truck in which three large rivers Join; the chief figures (approximate only) regarding them are as follows: Drainage Area Percentage of (square miles).

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  • The large percentage of the population, particularly Continental United Populatin enumerated.

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  • For the exact determination of the last element the census affords no precise data, but affords material for various approximations, based either upon the elimination of the probable progeny of immigrants since 1790; on the known increase of the whites of the South, where the foreign element has always been relatively insignificant; on the percentage of natives having native grandfathers in Massachusetts in 1905; or upon the assumed continuance through the 19th century of the rate of native growth (one-third decennially) known to have prevailed down at least to 1820.

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  • In 1900 the percentage of resident natives varied from 92.7% in South Carolina to 15% in Oklahoma; almost all of the Southern states having high percentages.

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  • The decades 1840-1850,1880-1890and1860-1870have shown much the ~reatest decreases in the percentage of children; and some have attri~uted this to the alleged heavier immigration of foreigners (largely adults)- in the case of the two former decades, and the effects of the Civil War in the third.

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  • The percentage of all wage-earners engaged in these groups in 1900 was 357~ 4.3, 19.2, 164, and 24-4 respectively.

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  • The percentage of such wage-earners is therefore increasing much more rapidly in the former region.

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  • The same sex constituted only 37-5% (34.6 0/c, in 1880) of the wage-earners of the third group; the South also showing here, as is natural in view of its colored class, much the highest and the Wescern division of states much the lowest percentage.

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  • Finally, in the fourth and fifth groups the percentage of women was 10-6 (3-4 in 1880) and 18-5 (16.7 in 1880).

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  • In manufactures the South Atlantic states show a higher percentage than the North Central, owing to the element of childlabour already indicated.

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  • The Appalachian field (Pennsylvania, New York, Ohio, West Virginia and Tennessee) produces oil rich in paraffin, practically free from sulphur and asphalt, and yielding the largest percentage of gasoline and illuminating oils.

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  • The United States is the gleatest lead producer and consumer in the world, its percentage of the total output and consumption averaging 30.4% and 32-5% respectively in the years 1904-1908.

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  • The average percentage of metallic recovery from lead ores was about 68%, in 1880, and again in 1902, according to the national censuses of these years.

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  • In 1907, with an annual production of nearly fifty million bushels, only a trifling percentage was exported, the rest being fed at home and exported in the form of produce without loss from impoverishment of the soil.

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  • The use of mechanical refrigerating plants for chilling the pork has made it practicable to cure the bacon with the use of a small percentage of salt, leaving it mild in flavour when delivered in European markets.

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  • If C had made his copy direct from A, his percentage would have been 98.

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  • The percentage of illiterates declined from 50.97% in 1880 to 41% in 1890, and 34% in 1900, when Alabama ranked third among the states in illiteracy.

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  • In Speer's hydrometer the stem has the form of an octagonal prism, and upon each of the eight faces a scale is engraved, indicating the percentage strength of the spirit corresponding to the several divisions of the scale, the eight scales being adapted respectively to the temperature 35°, 40°, 45 50°, 55, 60°, 65° and 70° F.

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  • The merit of Sikes's system lies not so much in the hydrometer as in the complete system of tables by which the readings of the instrument are at once converted into percentage of proof-spirit.

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  • 6% in 1900) and a small percentage (I .

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  • There is a large percentage of Indians and mestizos in the population.

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  • Silk in the raw and thrown state absorbs a large amount of moisture, and may contain a percentage of water without being manifestly damp. As it is largely sold by weight it becomes necessary to ascertain its condition in respect of absorbed water, and for that purpose official conditioning houses are established in all the considerable centres of silk trade.

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  • " Discharged silk " must be entirely free from gum when finished, where " schappe " contains a percentage of gum - sometimes as much as 20%.

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  • When the waste contains any large percentage of worm or chrysalis, it is taken to a " cocoon beater," a machine which has a large revolving disk on which the silk is put, and while revolving slowly is beaten by a leather whip or flail, which loosens the silk and knocks out the wormy matter.

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  • The percentage of potash in the ash is as 18 to 23 in wheat.

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  • Of the total population about 97% are rural, and about the same percentage are Roman Catholics.

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  • The Parks Board is a board appointed by the city council, and has the complete administration of a fixed percentage of the city taxes.

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  • Consequently the percentage of illiteracy is extremely low.

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  • It is a matter of experience that cotton yarns which when spun contain only a small percentage of moisture will absorb up to about 8% when they are exposed to what may be rather vaguely described as natural conditions.

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  • In 1900 the percentage of illiterate recruits, in spite of the large Polish-speaking contingent, was only 0.05.

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  • There is also a large percentage of endemic species.

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  • The process of cooling is thus represented by a path which runs vertically downwards till it cuts the 0 Molecular Percentage of Na t S04 Siluer Copper FIG.

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  • If sol-' vent were to flow one way or the other through the partition, the a° A Percentage of Salo!

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  • Very commonly different species of aculeate Hymenoptera, inhabiting the same district, form the centres of mimetic attraction for insects of various orders, so that a considerable percentage of the insect-fauna can be arranged in groups according to the pattern of the particular model the species have copied.

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  • Although it contains a higher percentage of metal (5 2.9%) than any other natural compound, it is not at present employed as an ore, not only because it is so hard as to be crushed with difficulty, but also because its very hardness makes it valuable as an abrasive.

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  • as the percentage of aluminium rises, and all strongly resisting corrosion in air or sea-water.

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  • Argillaceous or clay soils are those which contain a large percentage (45-50) of clay, and a small percentage (5 or less) of lime.

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  • Manly soils are those which contain a considerable percentage (10-20) of lime, and are called clay marls, loamy marls and sandy marls, according as these several ingredients preponderate.

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  • Vegetable soils or moulds, or humus soils, contain a considerable percentage (more than 5) of humus, and embrace both the rich productive garden moulds and those known as peaty soils.

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  • Carbon dioxide may have been present in the air in greater abundance in earlier periods than it is at present, but there is no reason to suppose that the percentage was appreciably higher in the Carboniferous period than it is now.

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  • 1), in which vertical distances represent temperatures and horizontal ones the percentage of carbon in the iron, aids our study of these constituents of iron.

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  • If, ignoring temporarily and for simplicity the fact that part of the carbon may exist in the state of graphite, we consider the behaviour of iron in cooling from the molten state, AB and BC give the temperature at which, for any given percentage of carbon, solidification begins, and Aa, aB, and Bc that at which it ends.

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  • GHSa gives the temperature at which, for any given percentage of carbon, these transformations begin, and PSP' that at which they end.

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  • Percentage Composition FIG.

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  • The percentage of pearlite and of free ferrite or cementite in these products is shown in fig.

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  • 2, in which the ordinates of the line ABC represent the percentage of pearlite corresponding to each percentage of carbon, and the intercept ED, MN or KF, of any point H, P or L, FIG.

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  • - Relation between the carbon-content and the percentage of the several constituents of slowly cooled steel and white cast iron.

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  • measures the percentage of the excess of ferrite or cementite for hypoand hyper-eutectic steel and white cast iron respectively.

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  • 3 shows how, as the carbon-content rises from O to 4.5%, the percentage of the glass-hard cementite, which is 15 times that of the carbon itself, rises, and that of the soft copperlike ferrite falls, with consequent continuous increase of hardness and loss of malleableness and ductility.

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  • Brinell finds that, for certain normal conditions, if the sum of the percentage of manganese plus 5.2 times that of the FIG.

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  • But after the close of the Civil War the production increased by leaps and bounds, till in 1907 it was thirty-one times as great as in 1865; and the percentage which it formed of the world's production rose to some 14% in 1870, 21% in 1880, 35% in 1900 and 43% in 1907.

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  • These preparations are in some cases expensive, and there is generally a considerable percentage of waste.

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  • If the dimensions of the bar are suitably chosen, the distribution of temperature is always very nearly parabolic, so that it is not necessary to determine the value of the critical current C 2 = hpllaRo very accurately, as the correction for external loss is a small percentage in any case.

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  • A large percentage of moisture found in any sample would indicate improper condition.

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  • It exists in greater percentage in Indian and Ceylon teas than in those from Java, and is lowest in China and Japan teas.

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  • Now nearly all rivers contain some small percentage of salt, which forms a distinct ingredient in alluvial plains.

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  • ntage Percentage Percentage f Value of Value of lanys in Germanys in Germanys tal 1000.

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  • Intage Percentage Percentage)f Value of Value of lanys in Germanys in Germanys)tal 1000.

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  • Owing to the low rate of salaries, the percentage of women teachers, especially in the public schools, is steadily increasing, and now amounts in these to almost 83%.

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  • Taking the whole winter, the percentage seen in the evening was the same for the " Belgica " as for Jan Mayen, i.e.

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  • The variation throughout the twenty-four hours in the percentage seen in the south was as follows: - The mean from the whole twenty-four hours is sixty-three.

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  • the percentage of auroras seen in the south thus appears decidedly below the mean.

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  • But the form of the tombs always remains the same, a small low chamber hewn in the rock, with a rectangular opening about 2 by 22 ft., out of which open other chambers, each with its separate doorway; and inhumation is adopted without exception, whereas in a Greek necropolis a low percentage of cases of 1 Leontini, Megara, Naxos, Syracuse, Zancle are all recorded as sites where the Sicel gave way to the Greek (in regard to Syracuse [q.v.] this has recently been proved to be true), while many other towns remained Sicel longer, among them Abacaenum, Agyrium, Assorus, Centuripae, Cephaloedium, Engyum, Hadranum, Halaesa, Henna, Herbessus, Herbita, Hybla Galeatis, Inessa, Kale Akte, Menaenum, Morgantina.

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  • The percentage of the trade with Germany was increasing, that with Britain decreasing.

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  • The percentage composition of the bulbs is given by E.

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  • Though the percentage decreased, the value of imports from Great Britain increased in the same period from 2,500,000 to 4,500,000.

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  • In the same period the percentage of British shipping, which before 1900 was nearly 50, varied from 40 to 45, No other nation had more than 12% of the tonnage, Italy, France, Austria and Turkey each having 9 to 12%.

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  • The percentage of illegitimacy is high as a whole, although in some of the rural districts it is very low.

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  • Its principal export trade is with Great Britain, Germany and Sweden, the percentage of the whole being 60, 18 and 10.

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  • The expert can immediately detect the peculiarly virulent characters of the mixed intoxication due to the consumption of spirits containing a large percentage of fusel oil.

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  • The slag, which must contain a high percentage of lime, is granulated by being run while fused into abundance of water.

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  • Other things being equal, the higher the percentage of lime within the limits indicated above the stronger is the cement, but such highly limed cement is less easy to burn than cement containing about 62% of lime; and unless the burning is thorough and the raw materials are intimately mixed, the cement is apt to be unsound.

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  • Although the ultimate composition of cement, that is, the percentage of each base and acid present, can be accurately determined by analysis, its proximate composition, i.e.

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  • The high percentage of alumina causes the cement to be quick-setting, and it becomes hard in about five minutes.

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  • We cannot predict with any exactness the characters of a single unborn individual; but if we consider a large number of unborn individuals, we can predict with considerable accuracy the percentage of individuals which will have the mean character proper to their generation, or will differ from that mean character within any assigned limits.

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  • The percentage (27.7) of loss sustained by the British is sufficient evidence of the intensity of the conflict, and provides a convincing answer to certain writers who have represented the battle as chiefly a French affair.

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  • He reduced all the specimens submitted for test to a standard of moisture, the percentage selected being i 5%.

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  • As in the tests made by Bauschinger, the percentage of moisture contained in the wood was very carefully observed, and it was found that this amount of moisture has a very great influence upon the resisting power of the wood, the strength increasing with the dryness of the material up to 3 or 4% of moisture, at which point the greatest strength of the wood is reached.

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  • In certain scholarship examinations held formerly by the London County Council a percentage was added to the marks of each candidate proportionate to the number of months by which his age fell short of the maximum age for entry.

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  • The mines, which were the property of the state, were usually farmed out for a certain fixed sum and a percentage on the working; slave labour was exclusively employed.

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  • The first of these, casting is chiefly adapted for bronze, or ' Analyses of the iron of prehistoric weapons have brought to light the interesting fact that many of these earliest specimens of iron manufacture contain a considerable percentage of nickel.

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  • This means that portion which neutralizes the acid employed for testing, and the degrees mean the percentage of Na 2 O thus found, whether it be present as Na 2 CO 3, NaOH, or sodium aluminate or silicate.

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  • The sodium as it is formed at the cathode at once dissolves in the mercury which protects it against the action of the water as long as the percentage of sodium in the mercury does not exceed, say, 0.02%.

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  • When this percentage has been reached, the cell is rocked to the other side, so that the amalgam flows into one of the outer compartments where the sodium is converted by water into sodium hydrate.

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  • S o coo zoo goo is very earthy and of a low percentage; but it contains only a comparatively small proportion of phosphorus.

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  • The rates levied at a certain percentage of the land revenue for local purposes are now excluded from the finance accounts.

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  • The Bombay Presidency possessed 70% of the mills and much the same percentage of spindles and looms. The industry dates from 1851, when the first mill was started.

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  • The trade of the province, which had grown from about 800,000 in 1870 to about 3,000,000 in 1905, is largely with Portugal and in Portuguese bottoms. Between 1893 and 1904 the percentage of Portuguese as compared with foreign goods entering the province increased from 43 to 201 70, a result due to the preferential duties in force.

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  • It is a fact that a large percentage of the total number employed at trades learnt them in prison.

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  • The percentage of farms worked by owners fell from 69.1% in 1880 to 54.6% in 1900; the difference of the balances or 1 4.5% indicates the increase of tenant holdings, two-thirds of these being for shares.

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  • In 1889 a further inquiry was undertaken, known as the "Census of Hallucinations," which provided information as to the percentage of individuals in the general population who, at some period of their lives, while they were in a normal state of health, had had "a vivid impression of seeing or being touched by a living being or inanimate object, or of hearing a voice; which impression, so far as they could discover, was not due to any external cause."

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  • The chemical formula CuFeS 2 corresponds with the percentage composition Cu = 34' 5, Fe = 30' 5, S =35.0.

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  • The former oil is almost invariably of an asphalte basis, whereas the latter sometimes is found to contain a considerable percentage of paraffin wax.

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  • Guinea-pigs set free in plague-infected houses become infected with the rat flea and develop plague in a certain percentage.

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  • This percentage drops gradually, and when it is reduced to about 3% the temperature of the apparatus is lowered, by the admission of air, to about 350° C., and the air stream containing the small percentage of chlorine is led off to a second cylinder of pills, which have just been treated with ammonium chloride vapour and are ready for the hot air current.

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  • According to the Sundbarg standard the percentage married is 48.

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  • Later the French-Canadians, Italians, Poles and Bohemians added notably to the number; an appreciable percentage of Oriental Catholics is also found, - Greeks, Syrians, Armenians, &c. Natural increase, especially among the first Catholic immigrants, and a certain percentage of conversions from Protestantism, are contributory sources.

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  • It then either stops naturally, owing to the fact that the yeast cells will not work rapidly in a liquid containing more than a certain percentage of alcohol, or it is stopped artificially either by the addition of spirit or by other means which will be referred to below.

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  • The amount of volatile acid should be very small, and, except in special cases, a percentage of volatile acid exceeding 0.1 to 0.15%, according to the class of wine, will indicate that an abnormal or undesirable fermentation has taken place.

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  • In the absence of a religious census it is not possible to deduce from statistics supplied by the churches themselves any trustworthy conclusion as to the percentage of the population adhering to each church.

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  • In every solid body there is a continual atomic dissociation, the result of which is that mixed up with the atoms of chemical matter composing them we have a greater or less percentage of free electrons.

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  • Some of the public loans were totally repudiated, and from others a percentage was cut off, which varied, at first according to his own decision, and afterwards according to that of the council which he established to examine all claims against the state.

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  • These results are to the effect that in all respects the Baptists come second to the Anglicans in the following three particulars:-(I) Percentage of attendances at public worship contributed by Baptists, Io 81 (London County), 10.70 (Greater London); (2) aggregate of attendances, 54'597; (3) number of places of worship, 443.

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  • The low percentage of sulphur in the roasted ore is little more than enough to produce a matte of 40 to 45%, and therefore the escaping gases are better fitted than those of most copper cupola furnaces for burning in a stove.

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  • If it contains more than 55% of copper it is directly refined, while if it contains a lower percentage it is smelted with matte or calcined copper pyrites.

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  • The average percentage of ash in 27 assays of Assam coal was 3.8 as against 16.3 in 17 assays of Raniganj coal.

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  • In 1905 furnaces in blast numbered: England 244, Wales 13, Scotland 87A z; total 345A z; and those existing: in England 412, Wales 31, Scotland tor; total 544; and the percentage unused was thus 36.

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  • The two following tables illustrate the further development of railways in the United Kingdom: In 1909 the percentage of working expenses to total receipts was 63 in England and Wales, 57 in Scotland and 62 in Ireland.

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  • At this period wholesale corruption of the army, in which there was a very large percentage of Irishmen, was a strong feature in the Fenian programme, and O'Reilly, who soon became a great favourite, was successful in disseminating disaffection in his regiment.

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  • The nickel ore of Sweden is magnetic pyrites, containing only a very small percentage of nickel, and generally occurs in diorite and greenstones.

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  • The United States of America receive a large majority of the emigrants, and only a very small percentage returns.

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  • The percentage of illegitimacy is rather high (though it decreased ' The island and adjacent islets.

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  • [[[People]] during the second half of the nineteenth century); one cause of this may be found in the fact that the percentage of married persons is lower than in most European countries.

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  • Towns.-In the first half of the 19th century the percentage of urban population remained nearly stationary at a little less than 10.

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  • Of the total land area of Sweden only about is arable or meadow land, but the percentage varies greatly in different parts, as will be understood from a recollection of the main physical divisions.

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  • During the 19th century the percentage under wheat showed a general tendency to increase; that under oats increased much in the later decades as livestock farming became common, rye maintained a steady proportion, but barley, formerly the principal grain-crop, decreased greatly.

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  • The percentage of iron in the ore is high, as much as 66% in the Kirunavara-Luossavara ore; and little less in that of Grangesberg; this far exceeds other European ores, though it is equalled by some in America.

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  • If the total value of the output of the manufacturing industries in Sweden be taken as 100, the following are the most important of those industries, according to the approximate percentage of each to the whole: iron industries 18.3, and mechanical works 4; saw-milling 12.5 and wood-pulp works 2.5; cloth-factories and spinning-mills 8; flour-mills 6.4; sugar-refining and beet-sugar works 6; spirit distilling and manufacture 4.7, and brewing 2.6; dairy products 4.4; papermaking 1.6; leaving a remainder of 29% for other industries.

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  • Of the total exports that of timber, wrought and unwrought, represents 50%; the other principal exports with approximate percentage are: iron and steel 13.5, iron ore 3.6, machinery and implements 3.2, and other iron and steel goods 2.7; butter Io; paper 3.4; carpentry work 3; matches 2.3.

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  • The principal imports with percentage to the whole are: coal and coke 15, grain 8, coffee 4.6, machinery 4, wool, yarn, thread, cotton and woollen goods 9'4; hides and skins 2.5.

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  • Oysters cannot thrive where the ground is composed of moving sand or where mud is deposited; consequently, since the size and number of these places are very limited, only a very small percentage of the young oysters can find a resting-place, and the remainder perish.

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  • Only a very small percentage of the population which numbered 805,687 in 1890, and 849,127 in 1900, is of pure European origin, the great majority being of the coloured races and their mixtures with the whites.

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  • Much has been and is being done for education by the Armenians and the Protestant and Roman Catholic missions in Persia, and a large percentage of the pupils is composed of Mussulmans.

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  • In Alemtejo the percentage sinks to 45.1, and for the whole country, including the islands, it amounts only to 152.8.

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  • The inclusion in the charter of the principle of the " initiative and referendum " enables a percentage of the voters to compel the submission of measures to public approval.

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  • The percentage of whites therefore does not increase as in Argentina and Brazil, and cannot until means are found to promote European immigration.

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  • The Bolivian product is of the best because of the high percentage of quinine sulphate which it yields.

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  • Only a small percentage of the people can read and write.

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  • A considerable percentage of the Indians do not understand Spanish at all, and they even resist every effort to force it upon them.

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  • The proportion is calculated from the amount of ore used, and the result is expressed in parts in a hundred or percentage of the ore.

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  • Turkey opium is principally used in medicine on account of its purity and the large percentage of morphia that it contains, a comparatively small quantity being exported for smoking purposes.

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  • The juice yields about one-fourth of its weight of opium, and the percentage of morphia varies according to the variety of poppy used, the purple one giving the best results.

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  • Some specimens of French opium have been found by Guibourt to yield 22.8% of morphia, being the highest percentage observed as' yet in any opium.

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  • It was found that the method yielding the best results was to make incisions in the poppy-heads soon after sunrise, to collect the juice with the finger immediately after incision and evaporate it as speedily as possible, the colour of the opium being lighter and the percentage of morphia greater than when the juice was allowed to dry on the plant.

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  • Between 1880 and 1900 the percentage of farms operated by owners decreased from 75.4 to 70.1; the per The amount of timber cut within the state is very small.

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  • Thus the preceding counties' showed an increase, under normal conditions, exceeding 10% during the ten years 1891-1901, the percentage of increase in 1871-1891 being given for comparison.

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  • But in 1871-1881 a decrease was found in the case of fifteen counties in all, and in 1881-1891 in the case of thirteen, whereas in 1891-1901, although Radnorshire, which returned a decrease previously, now returned an abnormal increase owing to the temporary employment of workmen on the construction of the Birmingham waterworks, the number fell to 10, and the average percentage also fell.

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  • 2 The following table is therefore given to show (I) the percentage of ' The figures are for Registration Counties (see classification of Territorial Divisions, below).

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  • The position of the various principal coal-fields has been indicated in dealing with the physical geography of England, but the grouping of the fields adopted in the official report may be given here, together with an indication of the counties covered by each, and the percentage of coal to the total bulk raised in each county.

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  • The railways having the heaviest coal traffic are the North-Eastern, which monopolizes the traffic of Northumberland and Durham; the Midland, commanding the Derbyshire, Yorkshire and East Midland traffic, and some of the Welsh; the London & North Western, whose principal sources are the Lancashire, Staffordshire 1 The figure 17.76 is the percentage for the whole of Yorkshire.

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  • Here the percentage is over 50, but the ore, though the richest found in the kingdom, is less plentiful, about 1.1 million tons being raised in 1903 as against more than 52 millions in Cleveland.

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  • The population in 1880 was 648,936; in 1890, 661,086; in 1900, 694,466; and in 1 9 10, 742,371.2 From 1880 to 1 9 00 there was an increase of only 7%, a percentage which was exceeded in every other state in the Union except Nevada and Vermont.

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  • In 1900 the percentage of illiterates at least ten years old was 3.1.

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  • Samples of quinine in which cinchonidine is present usually contain a smaller percentage of water than the pure sulphate.

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  • Rumans claim for their product a higher percentage of pure oil than is found in the American, Galician and Caucasian wells; and, although American competition nearly destroyed this industry between 1873 and 1895, improved methods and legislation favouring the introduction of foreign capital enabled it to recover.

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  • At the close of the 19th century, however, the accommodation was insufficient, the attendance limited in consequence, and the percentage of illiterates high; reaching 88.5% in some of the rural communes.

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  • A small percentage of them are engaged in trade and other occupations; a few are small agriculturists.

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  • Education is somewhat neglected by them, and the percentage of illiteracy among adults is high.

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  • Among the white population this percentage was only reached in adults over 17.

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  • In the eastern counties the rainfall is lower and the evaporation approximately the same as upon the Thames area, so that the percentage of loss.

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  • 3, where the total flow for the driest year measures too on the vertical percentage scale; the horizontal time scale being divided into calendar months.

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  • 3 - representing, in percentage of the total annual flow of the driest year, the capacity of reservoir which it may be convenient to provide) we may draw a straight line a"' a" of uniform yield from the head of that vertical to the previous point of maximum excess of cumulative flow.

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  • The line a" a" drawn from zero parallel to the first line, produced to the boundaries of the diagram, will cut the vertical at the end of the first year at the percentage of the driest year's flow which may be safely drawn continuously from the reservoir throughout the two years.

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  • Above the "water-table" the water is held by capillarity, and the percentage of water held decreases as we approach the surface where there may be perfect dryness.

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  • A much larger percentage of the sulphuric acid is made from pyrites, i.e.

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  • - An integral percentage, i.e.

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  • If there is an integral number to be taken as well as a percentage, this number is written in front of the point; thus 23.76 X A means 23 times A, with 76% of A.

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  • Approximate Expression by Percentage.

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  • - When a fraction cannot be expressed by an integral percentage, it can be so expressed approximately, by taking the nearest integer to the numerator of an equal fraction having ioo for its denominator.

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  • The difference 7 between this approximate percentage and the true value is less than 2%, i.

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  • Percentage of a Percentage.

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  • Hence, to find a percentage of a percentage, we multiply the two numbers, put o's in front if necessary to make up four figures (not counting fractions), and prefix the point.

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  • In other cases we are concerned with a proportion stated as a numerical percentage, or as a money percentage (i.e.

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  • Percentage: Brokerage, commission, discount, dividend, interest, investment, profit and loss.

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  • - In dealing with percentages and rates it is important to notice whether the sum which is expressed as a percentage of a rate on another sum is a part of or an addition to that sum, or whether they are independent of one another.

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  • It is also important to note that if the increase or decrease of an amount A by a certain percentage produces B, it will require a different percentage to decrease or increase B to A.

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  • In 1908 a direct primary law was passed applicable to all nominations except for presidential electors, school district officers and officers in cities of less than 5000 inhabitants; like public elections the primaries are made a public charge; nomination is by petition signed by a certain percentage (for state office, at least 1%; for district office, at least 2%; for sub-district or county office, at least 3%) of the party vote; the direct nominating system applies to the candidates for the United States Senate, the nominee chosen by the direct primaries of each party being the nominee of the party.

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  • If the tests be carried out rapidly, the temperature and pressure may be assumed to be constant, and any diminution in volume due to the absorption of a constituent may be readily expressed as a percentage.

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  • From this it will be seen that, with the increase of temperature, the hydrocarbons - the olefines and marsh gas series - gradually break up, depositing carbon in the crown of the retort, and liberating hydrogen, the percentage of which steadily increases with the rise of temperature.

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  • If the first method be adopted, the trouble which presents itself is that the tar contains a high percentage of pitch, which tends rapidly to choke and clog up all the pipes.

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  • Still when this comes to be diluted with 60 to 75% of ordinary coal gas, containing as a rule only 4 to 6% of carbon monoxide, the percentage of poisonous monoxide in the mixture falls to below 16%, which experience has shown to be a fairly safe limit.

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  • Only one other state (Pennsylvania) had a larger percentage of the total membership of this denomination.

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  • levied on an ad valorem basis; but telephone companies are taxed by collecting a percentage of the gross receipts.

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  • broad, but the percentage of iron is low as compared with the rich ores of other parts, and the deposit is little worked.

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  • Traces of auriferous sands have been discovered at many places, but the percentage of gold is too poor to make the working remunerative.

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  • The percentage of steamers under the British flag was 37.1; of tonnage, 45.9.

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  • The national spirit, vaporized into a cosmopolitan mist, was fast condensing again under mortification and insult from abroad uncompensated by any appreciable percentage of cash profit.

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  • A high or low percentage of nitrogen in the grain was also shown to depend more directly on the degree of ripening, as influenced by the character of the season, than on difference in manure; but it depends more upon the variety than upon soil or nutrition.

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  • A photograph of the spectrum of Tebbutt's comet, taken by him on the 24th of June 1881, showed radiations of shorter wave-lengths but identical source, and in addition, a percentage of reflected solar light marked as such by the presence of some well-known Fraunhofer lines.

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  • The industrial class fell from 656,410 to 639,413, but this represented a slight increase in the percentage of the population.

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  • In 1905 illegitimate births numbered 2710 or 2.6 of the whole, a percentage which has been very constant for a number of years.

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  • The percentage of indoor paupers to the estimated population in 1905 was I 00.

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  • A judicial decision made it doubtful whether this percentage became the private property of tenants for life on settled estates, but a further act passed in 1904 answered the question in the affirmative.

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  • Alloys prepared in this way, and known as phosphor bronze, may contain only about 1% of phosphorus in the ingot, reduced to a mere trace after casting, but their value is nevertheless enhanced for purposes in which a hard strong metal is required, as for pump plungers, valves, the bushes of bearings, &c. Bronze again is improved by the presence of manganese in small quantity, and various grades of manganese bronze, in some of which there is little or no tin but a considerable percentage of zinc, are extensively used in mechanical engineering.

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  • Mineral springs occur containing a very high percentage (3.245 grams per litre) of common salt; and in 1893 a company was formed for working them.

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  • it is characterized by " winters of considerable severity, summers of unusual warmth, rainfall in limited quantities, marked and sudden changes of temperature, large seasonal and daily temperature ranges, and dry, salubrious atmosphere, with a small percentage of cloudiness, and a large percentage of sunshine."' The average wind velocity for the High Plains of Nebraska and adjoining states is about 10 to 12 m.; 25 m.

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  • were for the three cities which in 1900 had a population of at least 8000) in 1900, and 81.7 in 1905; the percentage for these cities being 53.3 in 1900 and 43.5 in 1905 for South Omaha, 29.2 in 1900 and 34.9 in 1905 for Omaha, and 2.1 in 1900 and 3.4 in 1905 for Lincoln; Nebraska City, Fremont, Grand Island, Beatrice, Hastings, Plattsmouth and Kearney were the only other manufacturing centres of any importance.

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  • The percentage of illiterate population (i.e.

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  • It consists in treating the oil with a small percentage of a more or less concentrated sulphuric acid, according to the nature of the oil or fat.

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  • This indicates the percentage of iodine absorbed by an oil or fat when the latter is dissolved in chloroform or carbon tetrachloride, and treated with an accurately measured amount of free iodine supplied in the form of iodine chloride.

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  • diameter, and contains a higher percentage of alumina than any of the other ingredients.

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  • We usually attempted four cases a day and with more accurate data, our success percentage improved.

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  • The talking points Kiki had given Rhyn told him nothing aside from the name, date the Immortals found her and the human-Immortal blood percentage.

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  • Maybe most were, but there was that percentage – no matter where you went - who were looking for easy victims.

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  • The lecture explains the greenhouse effect and the percentage of each of the greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.

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  • Appeal panels are not bound by precedent or by any notional percentage of appeals which they must uphold in parents' favor.

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  • Futures are an incredibly risky investment vehicle that are appropriate for only the smallest percentage of highly advanced investors.

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  • Visible channels are percentage albedo and have values 0 to 100.

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  • allotted according to the percentage of votes they achieve minus the seats won by majority.

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  • anything on eBay and donate a percentage of your net proceeds to Samaritans.

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  • assemblyting valves have solid stainless steel equal percentage or linear characteristic control plug and spindle assemblies with stainless steel screw in body seats.

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  • Only a small percentage of people with hay fever develop pollen asthma as well.

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  • include a number august continue to percentage living in business to an.

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  • The mean percentage of in-patient bedside ' fallers ' in 2002 was 14.9% .

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  • The percentage of new biotech companies across the EU involved in agricultural biotech has dropped dramatically over recent years.

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  • For each biotope, the figures show the percentage of core biotope records falling into a given category for a given factor.

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  • Are children of percentage points and non-hispanics blacks are.

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  • Almost certainly only a very small percentage of residents are arrogant unpleasant boneheads.

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  • In what percentage of the suckling bouts did allosuckling occur?

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  • calculated as a percentage of the list price.

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  • calliper better gage of fitness is a set of calipers used to measure body fat percentage.

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  • calyx percentage ranges from 30 to 70% of the dry weight of the seedless floral clusters, depending on variety and harvest date.

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  • CHARITY: To promote charitable giving a percentage of the allowance can be allocated to charity.

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  • collimator transmission at time of record (percentage ).

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  • commutable lump sums, for example, should express the percentage that is to be earmarked.

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  • No. My experience shows that only a very small percentage of the encrypted messages that I receive are ones that I consider critical.

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  • cumulative over time with the solid line showing planned sell through in percentage terms.

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  • Would offer association quot hypothesis percentage point decrease to medicaid and.

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  • And yes a high percentage of the BBC are unemployable dossers, I am sure you will agree!

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  • employable age the vast majority had a job, with the highest percentage earning between £ 5,000 and £ 10,000.

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  • enriched air nitrox) followed by a number representing the oxygen percentage (i.e.

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  • expressed as a percentage of the original mass of each sample.

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  • Not surprisingly, the percentage of gilts owned by foreigners has been steadily rising.

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  • Reuters noted that this made it one of the leading percentage gainers on the Brussels stock market.

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  • Higher percentage percent bdo stoy hayward pounds million in question how much.

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  • Goliath herons are known to lose a percentage of their catch to Fish Eagles.

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  • imagines the above scenario whenever we see a percentage increased or decreased risk.

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  • Figures are also given for the percentage increase over each authority's figure for 2004-05.

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  • insignificant percentage points group rates through.

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  • Chair of the percent percentage point children requiring institutional to apply for.

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  • Payphone operators usually negotiate rents with private landlords based on a percentage of gross receipts and install the kiosks at their own expense.

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  • A significant percentage refuse to chase an artificial lure.

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  • magnesium in the samples was absolutely pure in the spectrographic sense with a percentage of 100.

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  • Percentage or rake set on the prize pool for laf logo mike.

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  • This was in addition to the percentage for unexplained miscarriages.

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  • Questions 1. Find out the percentage ionization and pH of a solution containing 0.02 mol dm -3 of benzoic acid in water.

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  • Every survey ever done on this question shows a high percentage of people think monogamy is important to marriage and that affairs are wrong.

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  • nitrous oxide injection which gave a similar percentage increase in power.

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  • opacitynificantly higher percentage of teeth with diffuse opacities were noted in both groups (p 0.008 ).

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  • Grade Relative quantity or the percentage of ore mineral content in an ore mineral content in an ore body.

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  • On the other parents new York health insurance oxford by percentage a large sample were free to.

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  • Market quot says disorder subbefore parity of demand is what percentage.

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  • In some cases sexually mature male parr manage to fertilize a percentage of the eggs.

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  • pass-through percentage can be set by agreement of the members in the LLC's operating agreement.

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  • payback percentage on a pay table also engaged in.

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  • payout percentage reports are signed by Mike Craig.

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  • Our innovative loyalty marketing program donates a percentage of the commission charged to a charity of the client's choice.

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  • These galaxies seem to have consumed only a tiny percentage of their reservoir of gas.

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  • A high percentage of eggs, however, are devoured by snails.

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  • The con usually takes a small percentage from each sale.

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  • Of the law statistically insignificant percentage the intrinsic difference.

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  • Second is the Relative Income Standard which is a fixed percentage relative to the average.

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  • percentage point programs quot american a range of.

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  • percentage pointsto to substantially affect insurance program to.

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  • percentage increase in real GDP over twelve months.

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  • percentage weighting given to the assessment reflects proportionate achievement of learning outcomes rather than proportionate input effort.

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  • percentage reduction in the value of the transfer.

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  • But everyone comes out a winner with an overall payout percentage of over 97% !

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  • On the radio club in january the issue tonight the payback percentage.

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  • That to be nhis data percentage points was based on.

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  • percentage of the population.

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  • percentage of turnover returned to staff has declined from 66 per cent to 57 per cent.

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  • percentage of pupils leaving with no graded results was 47% .

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  • percentage for eachfoster.

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  • Column F = The percentage of births attended by skilled health personnel.

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  • A small percentage of elderly people with lobar pneumonia die very quickly.

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  • poetical compositions, a small percentage of which are still in active use today.

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  • percentage points reduced with married highly washington dc national with a percentage.

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  • These zero percentage polarization values then result in zero polarized intensity values.

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  • The percentage of an item added oklahoma texas mountain or the auto insurance in Florida PPO percent.

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  • prism dioptre deviation for each percentage movement upon the screen.

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  • project aimed to address the low percentage of women studying engineering.

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  • The percentage of ethnic minority pupils in small schools is relatively low, with few having more than 5 per cent.

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  • A large percentage of gun crime is carried out by people using replica firearms which are incredibly realistic.

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  • To square feetthe percentage will find the rookery that who at the.

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  • Some were just run-of-the-mill but a large percentage of them were good, coming from people whose reliability couldn't be questioned.

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  • The venous oxygen saturation measures what percentage of hemoglobin in the vein is carrying oxygen.

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  • We all seem to start out with a mindset which imagines the above scenario whenever we see a percentage increased or decreased risk.

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  • self-proclaimed leaders of the Moslem community (what percentage of people do you speak on behalf of?

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  • The percentage figures were, she said, agreed to include some quantity surveying services.

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  • However, a small percentage of patients remain symptomatic despite optimal medical therapy.

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  • However, if slaughter weights are less than 100kg live weight, only a small percentage of entire males have the abhorrent boar taint.

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  • Depth of the anterior chamber at the temporal limbus was graded as a percentage fraction of peripheral corneal thickness.

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  • transect recording the percentage bare ground, grass and other (herbs and shrubs ).

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  • Even a small percentage saving delivered in paper buying can translate into a significant overall cost saving.

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  • A percentage transmittance of 100 would mean that all of that frequency passed straight through the compound without any being absorbed.

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  • Thus the percentage of road traffic accidents causing ocular trauma is 12.5% .