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Knowing therefore the absolute distance A x, and the difference of latitude of these two points, we readily find the length of a degree, and thence the length of 360°, or the whole circumference of the earth considered as a sphere. By performing similar...
An Elementary Treatise on the Application of Trigonomentry to Orthographic ... - Página 116
por John Farrar - 1833 - 155 páginas
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## An Elementary Treatise on the Application of Trigonometry to Orthographic ...

John Farrar - 1822 - 153 páginas
...length of 360°, or the wholc circumference of the earth, considered as a sphere. By performing similar operations in different latitudes, we obtain the length...the observations and calculations above referred to. . 169. It will be readily seen, that, where a triangle is formed by means of signals placed upon the...
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## An Elementary Treatise on the Application of Trigonometry: To Orthographic ...

John Farrar - 1822 - 153 páginas
...the earth, considered as a sphere. By performing similar operations in different latitudes, we ohtain the length of degrees in those latitudes, and thence...the observations and calculations above referred to. 169. It will be readily seen, that, where a triangle is formed by means of signals placed upon the...
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## Mathematical and Astronomical Tables: For the Use of Students of Mathematics ...

William Galbraith - 1827 - 322 páginas
...axis. Capacity. Multiply the base by its height, half the product is the content. 7- Spheroid, or solid formed by the revolution of an ellipse about one of its axes. No of Sides. Names. Multipliers for areas. Radius of ci rcum. circle. Factors for sides. 3 Trigon 0.4330127...
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## An Elementary Treatise on the Application of Trigonomentry to Orthographic ...

John Farrar - 1833 - 155 páginas
...length of 360°, or the whole circumference of the earth considered as a sphere. By performing similar operations in different latitudes, we obtain the length...the observations and calculations above referred to. 169. It will be readily seen, that, where a triangle is formed by means of signals placed upon the...
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## Inductive Geometry, Or, An Analysis of the Relations of Form and Magnitude ...

Charles Bonnycastle - 1834 - 631 páginas
...Fie. 84i. faces are then said to be " of revolution." The ellipsoid of revolution, or the spheroid, is formed by the revolution of an ellipse about one of its axes ; if round the major axe pq, the surface is termed a " prolate" spheroid, or ellipsoid of revolution...
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## Mathematical and Astronomical Tables: For the Use of Students in Mathematics ...

William Galbraith - 1834 - 428 páginas
...axis. Capacity. Multiply the base by its height, half the product is the content. 7- Spheroid, or solid formed by the revolution of an ellipse about one of its axes. Capacity. Multiply the square of the revolving axis by the fixed axis, and the product by 0.5236, the...
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## On the Connexion of the Physical Sciences

Mary Somerville - 1834 - 458 páginas
...by the rotation of a semi-circle about its diameter. Spheroid of revolution, or Ellipsoid. A solid formed by the revolution of an ellipse about one of its axes. The spheroid will be oblate or prolate, according as the revolution is performed about the minor or...
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## The connexion of the physical sciences

Mary Somerville - 1834
...formed by the rotation of a semicircle about its diameter. Spheroid of revolution, or Ellipsoid. A solid formed by the revolution of an ellipse about one of its axes. The spheroid will be oblate or prolate, according as the revolution is performed about the minor or...
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## An Introduction to the Study of Chemical Philosophy: Being a Preparatory ...

John Frederic Daniell - 1839 - 565 páginas
...solid figure formed by the rotation of a semicircle about its' diameter. SPHEROID, -AL; a solid figure, formed by the revolution of an ellipse about one of its axes; hence it is sometimes called an ellipsoid; the spheroid will be oblate or prolate, according as the...
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## Familiar Illustrations of Natural Philosophy: Selected Principally from ...

1840 - 403 páginas
...solid figure formed by the rotation of a semicircle about its diameter. SPHEROID, -AL ; a solid figure, formed by the revolution of an ellipse about one of its axes ; hence it is sometimes called an ellipsoid ; the spheroid will be oblate or prolate, according as...
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