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
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Mensuration and Practical Geometry: Containing Tables of Weights and ...
Chas. H. Haswell
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abscissa added angle ascertain the Contents axis base body breadth bung cask Centre of Gravity chord chord of half circle circular circumference circumscribing College column common cone conjugate contain contents required convex surface cube cubic feet cubic inches curve cylinder decimal Definition denominator diameter difference distance divide edge ellipse ends equal EXAMPLE EXAMPLE.—The EXAMPLE.—What figure foot fraction frustrum gallons gauge given greater half the arc head diameter height Hence hour inscribed length less mean measure middle miles minutes multiply opposite parabola perpendicular plane pounds Professor quotient radius Reduce remainder representing result rods rule RULE.—Multiply sector segment side solid sphere spheroid spindle square root subtract surface third transverse diameter triangle twice ungula unit versed sine volume whole yards zone
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 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.