A Complete Treatise on the Mensuration of Timber: Containing, Besides All the Rules Usually Given on the Subject, Some New and Interesting Improvements, Particularly the New Expeditions, and Very Accurate Method of Calculating the Contents of Square and Round Timber, Etc
J. Thompson, 1805 - 87 σελίδες
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Σελίδα 2 - BBOWN, of the said district, hath deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as author, in the words following, to wit : " Sertorius : or, the Roman Patriot.
Σελίδα 12 - Multiply the remainder by the next inferior denomination, and cut off a remainder as before ; and so on through all the parts of the integer, and the several denominations standing on the left hand, make the answer.
Σελίδα 22 - EXTRACTION OF THE CUBE ROOT. A CUBE is any number multiplied by its square. To extract the cube root, is to find a number which, being multiplied into its square, shall produce the given number. RULE.
Σελίδα 33 - Dimenfions are generally taken in fret, inches, and parts. Inches and parts are fometimes called primes, feconds, thirds, &c. and are marked thus : inches or primes, ('}, feconds ("), thirds (>"), fourths (""), &c.
Σελίδα 18 - THE RAISING OF POWERS. A power is the product arising from multiplying any given number into itself continually a certain number of times; thus, 2x2= 4 the second power or square of 2.
Σελίδα 13 - DIVIDE by the number of parts in the next higher denomination ; continuing the operation to as many higher denominations as may be necessary, the same as in ReductionAscending of whole numbers.
Σελίδα 17 - Multiply the first and second terms together, and divide the product by the third ; the quotient will be the answer in the same denomination as the middle term was reduced into.
Σελίδα 9 - Rule. at the right hand, add up all the columns of numbers as in integers; and point off as many places for decimals, as are in the greatest number of decimal places in any of the lines that are added ; or place the point directly below all the other points.