## A Practical System of Mensuration of Superficies and Solids ... |

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**difference**between 7 32 43 • .... and 2 , added to 5 , is equal to 10. . Signifies that the square of 3 is re- quired ; as , 3 × 3 = 9 . Signifies that the cube or third power of 4 is required ; as , 4x4x4-64 . Prefixed to any number ... Page 21

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**difference**of 12 square miles , ( fig . 8. ) The fundamental problem in the mensuration of super- ficies , is the very simple one of determining the area of a right parallelogram , as has been shown above . The con- tents of other ... Page 31

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**difference**will be the answer . Ex . 1. If AC ( Prob . 2 ) = 70 feet , and BC - 60 feet , what will be the length of the side AB ? We first square the hypote- nuse and the given side , and extract the square root of their**difference**... Page 53

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**difference**of the two seg- ments which are between the arcs of the crescent and its chord , for the area . Ex . 1. The chord of two segments AB is 72 , and the height of the greater segment HD is 30 , and of the less HC 20 , what is the ... Page 54

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**difference**of the squares by the deci- mal .7854 , and the product will be the area . Or , III . Multiply the product of the sum and**difference**of the two diameters by .7854 . Ex . 1. If the diameter of the outer circle AB be 221 , and ...### Other editions - View all

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Page 53 - RULE. Find the area of the sector which has the same arc, and also the area of the triangle formed by the chord of the segment and the radii of the sector. Then...

Page 35 - Now, since the areas of similar polygons are to each other as the squares of their homologous sides...

Page 79 - A sphere is a solid terminated by a curved surface, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre.

Page 80 - A zone is a portion of the surface of a sphere included between two parallel planes.

Page 90 - ... to three times the square of the radius of the segment's base, add the square of its height ; then multiply the sum by the height, and the product by .5236 for the contents.

Page 49 - From 8 times the chord of half the arc subtract the chord of the whole arc, and ' of the remainder will be the length of the arc nearly.

Page 72 - RULE.* To the sum of the areas of the two ends add four times the area of a section parallel to and equally distant from both ends, and this last sum multiplied by £ of the height will give the solidity.

Page 51 - As 360 degrees is to the number of degrees in the arc of the sector, so is the area of the circle to the area of the sector.

Page 91 - From three times the diameter of the sphere subtract twice the height of the segment; multiply this remainder by the square of the height and the product by 0.5236.

Page 39 - A Circle is a plane figure bounded by a curve line, called the Circumference, which is everywhere equidistant from a certain point within, called its Centre.