## Explanatory mensuration for the use of schools |

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Page 23 - RULE. — From half the sum of the three sides, subtract each side separately; multiply the half -sum and the three remainders together; the square root of the product is the area.

Page 118 - A sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.

Page 63 - Or, 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 33 - Multiply the sum of the parallel sides by the perpendicular distance between them, and half the product will be the area.

Page 19 - A rectangle is a four-sided figure like a square, in which the sides are perpendicular to each other, but the adjacent sides are not equal. 280. A parallelogram is a foursided figure which has its opposite sides equal and parallel, but its angles not right angles. The line DE, perpendicular to the base, is called the altitude.

Page 149 - Such a work will be of value to a candidate as a test of his ability to work the Arithmetical problems he is likely to have given him to solve in his examination ; but when it is used simply as a means of cramming the pupil, it becomes pernicious. We notice Mr. Hiley has carefully arranged...