A complete system of mensuration, with additions by J. Trotter

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Página 74 - To twice the length of the base add the length of the edge ; multiply the sum by the breadth of the base, and by one-sixth of the height.
Página 188 - I would have a square foot cut off parallel to the shorter edge ; I would then have the like quantity divided from the remainder parallel to the longer side...
Página 57 - So IS THE AREA OF THE CIRCLE, TO THE AREA OF THE SECTOR.
Página 64 - A sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Página 12 - Quadrilateral ; of five sides a Pentagon ; of six sides a Hexagon ; of seven sides a Heptagon ; of eight sides an Octagon ; of nine sides a Nonagon ; of ten sides a Decagon ; of twelve sides a Dodecagon.
Página 71 - To find the solidity of a cone. RULE. Multiply the area of the base by the perpendicular height, and ^ of the product will be the solidity.
Página 36 - Art. 191. THE area or surface of a figure is the number of square inches, feet, yards, &c., which it contains. A square constructed upon a straight line, of which the length is an inch, is called a square inch; and the same is to be understood of a square foot, &c. This is called the measuring unit, and the area of any figure is the number of times it contains the measuring unit. Art. 192. To FIND THE AREA OF A TRIANGLE.
Página 144 - To prove that the exterior angle of a triangle is equal to the sum of the two interior opposite angles (see fig.
Página 33 - TO THEIR DIFFERENCE ; So IS THE TANGENT OF HALF THE SUM OF THE OPPOSITE ANGLES', To THE TANGENT OF HALF THEIR DIFFERENCE.
Página 88 - A SPHEROID is a solid, generated by the revolution of an ellipse about one of its diameters. If the ellipse revolves about its longer or...

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