## The Description and Use of the Sliding Rule, in Arithmetic, and in the Mensuration of Surfaces and Solids: Also, the Description of the Ship Carpenter's Sliding Rule, and Its Use Applied to the Construction of Masts, Yards, &c. Together with the Description and Use of the Guaging Rule, Gauging Rod, & Ullage Rule |

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21 inches angle answering base beginning bottom breadth bung diameter called cask circle circumference cone constructed contains content in feet corresponding cubic feet decimal depth DESCRIPTION difference distance divided division divisor double edge equal EXAMPLES expressed extent extreme breadth figures follows foot fore four fourth frustum gallons gauge point give given number Given the length half head diameter height Hence inches interval keel laid Let the length line marked line of numbers logarithm lying malt bushels manner masts mean mean proportional measure middle line multiplied nearly observed oppo opposite parallel piece placed principal PROBLEM quantity quarters quotient radius REMARK representing right hand scale segment side signifies Sliding Rule solid content sphere square root square yards superficial content surface taken term thickness third tonnage ullage variety wine gallons wood yards

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Page 64 - RULE. from half the sum of the three sides, subtract each side separately; multiply the half sum and the three remainders together, and the square root of the product will be the area required.

Page 84 - Regular or platonic bodies, are comprehended by like, equal, and regular plane figures, and whose solid angles are all equal.

Page 30 - Multiply the square root of half the sum of the squares of the two axes by *, and the product will be nearly = the circumference. Ex. Taking the same example as before, we hare /24' + IT \/ = — X 3,14159 = 66,6433= the circumference nearly.

Page 43 - To find the side of a square, equal in area to a circle whose diameter or circumference is given, — RULE.

Page 82 - Threefifths of the Breadth, the Remainder shall be esteemed the just Length of the Keel to find the Tonnage, — and the Breadth shall be taken from the Outside of the outside Plank in the broadest Part of the...

Page 129 - ... the sum, rejecting 10 from the index, will be the logarithm of the tonnage required.