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" The area of any figure is the space contained within the bounds of its surface. without any regard to thickness, and is estimated by the number of squares contained in the same ; the side of those squares being either an inch, a foot, a yard, a rod, &c. "
The complete measurer: or, The whole art of measuring, containing the ... - Page 27
by Thomas Keith - 1817
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Mathematics: Compiled from the Best Authors and Intended to be the ..., Volume 2

Mathematics - 1801
...squares contained in the surface, the side of those squares being either an inch, a foot, a yard, &c. And hence the area is said to be so many square inches, or square feet, or square yards, &c. Our ordinary lineal measures, or measures of length, are as in...
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Hawney's Complete Measurer: Or, The Whole Art of Measuring: Being a Plain ...

William Hawney - Geometry - 1820 - 312 pages
...its surface ; the side of those squares being either an inch, a foot, a yard, a link, a chain, &c. And hence the area is said to be so many square inches,...table below, and the second table of square measure i taken from it, by squaring the several numbers. I. Lineal Measure. 12 Inches 1 Foot 3 ' Feet 1...
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The Youth's Assistant in Theoretick and Practical Arithmetic

Zadock Thompson - Arithmetic - 1826 - 164 pages
...contained in the same ; the side of those squares being either an inch, a foot, a yard, a rod, &c. Hence the area is said to be so many square inches, square feet, •quare yards, or square rods, &c. Problem I. To find the area of a parallelogram- whether it be a...
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A New and Easy Introduction to the Mathematics: Containing. A system of ...

Ira Wanzer - Arithmetic - 1831 - 396 pages
...each of these little measuring squares being an inch, a foot, a yard, or any other fixed quantity : And hence the area is said to be so many square inches, or square feet, or square yards, &c. PROBLEM I. — To find the area of any Parallelogram' whether...
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The Youth's Assistant in Theoretic and Practical Arithmetic: Designed for ...

Zadock Thompson - Arithmetic - 1832 - 186 pages
...contained in the same ; the side of those squares being either an inch, a loot, a yard, a rod, &c. Hence the area is said to be so many square inches, square feet, square yards, or square rods, &c. 305. To find the area of a parallelogram (65), whether it be a square, a rectangle,...
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The Youth's Assistant in Theoretic[!] and Practical Arithmetic ...

Zadock Thompson - Arithmetic - 1832 - 186 pages
...contained in the same ; the side of those squares being either an inch, a foot, a yard, a rod, &c. Hence the area is said to be so many square inches, square feet, square yards, or square rods, &c. 305. To find the area of a parallelogram (65), whether it be a square, a rectangle,...
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The American Student's Guide: Containing a Compendious System of Theoretical ...

George Alfred - Arithmetic - 1834 - 336 pages
...foot, a yard, a link, a chain, or a pole, whichever may suit best in the opinion of the calculator ; and hence the- area is said to be so many square inches, square feet, square yards, square links, &c. according to tb dimension of the measuring unit. PROBLEM 1. To find the area of. a square.. RULE....
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The artillerist's manual, and compendium of infantry exercise

Frederick Augustus Griffiths - 1840 - 436 pages
...contained in it, the side of these measuring squares being an inch, a foot, or any other fixed quantity, and hence the Area is said to be so many square inches, square feet, &c. Vide Table, Square Measure. Page 288. To find the Area of a, Parallelogram, whether a Square, Rectangle,...
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A Treatise on Military Surveying: Including Sketching in the Field, Plan ...

Basil Jackson - Military reconnaissance - 1853 - 360 pages
...being an inch, a foot, a yard, an acre, or any other fixed quantity. And hence the area or content is said to be so many square inches, square feet, square yards, &c. Thus, if the figure to be measured be the four-sided one, ABCD, which is termed a rectangle (its...
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The Artillerists̓ Manual, and British Soldiers̓ Compendium

Frederick Augustus Griffiths - Artillery - 1859 - 426 pages
...in it, the side of these measuring squares being an inch, a foot, or any other fixed quantity, i\nd hence the area is said to be so many square inches, square feet, &c. Vide Table, Square measure. Page 281. To find the area of a parallelogram, whether a square, rectangle,...
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