## Elementary Mensuration for the use of schools, etc |

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**A line**is length without breadth . 3. The extremities of**a line**are points . 4. A**straight line**is that which lies evenly between its extreme points . 5. A superficies is that which has length and breadth . 6. A plane superficies is ... Page 2

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**straight lines**AB , AC ; and is called the angle BAC . 8. When a**straight line**standing upon another**straight line**makes the adjacent angles equal , each of them is called a right angle ; and the**straight line**standing upon the other is ... Page 3

... a right angle . 21 . A quadrilateral , or trape- zium , is a plane figure contained by four

... a right angle . 21 . A quadrilateral , or trape- zium , is a plane figure contained by four

**straight lines**( ABCD ) . D B 22 . The diagonal of a trapezium is the**straight line**which joins two opposite angles ( AC ) . 23. Parallel straight ... Page 7

... A , B , and radii 22 , 16 , describe arcs intersecting in C ; join AC , BC . ABC is the triangle required . A 3. To construct an arch upon a given

... A , B , and radii 22 , 16 , describe arcs intersecting in C ; join AC , BC . ABC is the triangle required . A 3. To construct an arch upon a given

**straight line**. E АА D B de- Let AB be the given**straight line**; make AC equal to BD ... Page 29

... a garden in the form of a trapezoid , whose parallel sides are 82 and 94 yards , and the breadth 33 yards , at 3d . per statute perch . A OFFSETS . VIII . DE F B Ans . 1. 45 . Take any

... a garden in the form of a trapezoid , whose parallel sides are 82 and 94 yards , and the breadth 33 yards , at 3d . per statute perch . A OFFSETS . VIII . DE F B Ans . 1. 45 . Take any

**straight line**AB , and at the points C , D , E ...### Other editions - View all

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11 and divide 15 inches acre Algebra Beginners bottom diameters BROOKE FOSS WESTCOTT Cambridge chns circle whose diameter circular measure circular sector cloth cone whose diameter cone whose top Conic Sections conjugate diameters Crown 8vo cube curve surface diagonal ELEMENTARY TREATISE ellipse Fcap Find the area Find the circumference Find the cost Find the curve Find the diameter Find the hypothenuse find the length Find the number find the perpendicular find the sides Find the solidity Find the surface Find the weight frustum John's College JOSEPH WOLSTENHOLME Mathematical MIXED MATHEMATICS multiply by 11 number of gallons outer diameters parabola parallel sides parallelopipedon prolate spheroid radius rectangle rhombus right-angled triangle Second Edition segment whose height semicircle seven equidistant ordinates slant side sphere whose diameter square feet straight line T. H. HUXLEY thick end thin end Thucydides transverse and conjugate trapezium trapezoid triangle whose base triangle whose sides ΙΟ