# Mensuration and Practical Geometry: Containing Tables of Weights and Measures, Vulgar and Decimal Fractions, Mensuration of Areas, Lines, Surfaces, and Solids ... To which is Appended a Treatise on the Carpenter's Slide-rule and Gauging

Harper & brothers, 1858 - 322 σελίδες

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### Περιεχόμενα

 MEASURES AND WEIGHTS 11 Measure of Value 17 Addition of Vulgar Fractions 25 Division of Decimals 31 INVOLUTION 112 Properties of Numbers 120 PARALLELOGRAMS Square Rectangle 126 PROMISCUOUS EXAMPLES 145
 Hexahedron Octahedron 243 REGULAR BODIES 250 PYRAMID 261 Segment of a Sphere 268 Frustrums of Spheroids 276 Circular Spindle 282 Parabolic Spindle 296 Ellipsoid of Revolution Spheroid 203 Ullaging of Casks 319

 Cube 155

### Δημοφιλή αποσπάσματα

Σελίδα 45 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, • called degrees, each degree into 60 minutes, and each minute into 60 seconds, etc.
Σελίδα 22 - To reduce a compound fraction to an equivalent simple one. RULE. — Multiply all the numerators together for a numerator, and all the denominators together for the denominator, and they will form the simple fraction sought.
Σελίδα 22 - To reduce a whole number to an equivalent fraction, having a given denominator. RULE. Multiply the whole number by the given denominator, and place the product over the said denominator, and it will form the fraction required.
Σελίδα 22 - To reduce an improper fraction to its equivalent whole or mixed number. RULE. — Divide the numerator by the denominator, and the quotient will be the whole or mixed number sought.
Σελίδα 31 - ... from the right hand of the quotient, point off so many places for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.
Σελίδα 39 - Multiply the divisor, thus augmented, by the last figure of the root, and subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.
Σελίδα 20 - Divide by any number that will divide two or more of the given numbers without a remainder, and set the quotients, together with the undivided numbers, in a line beneath.
Σελίδα 69 - ... troublesome and laborious that it must have cost him incredible pains. It is said to have been thought so curious a performance, that the numbers were cut on his tomb-stone in St. Peter's Church-yard at Leyden.
Σελίδα 84 - FIND the area of the sector having the same arc with the segment, by the last problem. Find also the area of the triangle, formed by the chord of the segment and the two radii of the sector.