## A Treatise of Plane and Spherical Trigonometry: In Theory and Practice ; Adapted to the Use of Students ; Extracted Mostly from Similar Works of Ludlam, Playfair, Vince, and Bonnycastle |

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**Comp**. 0.1157460 Log . sine 11 ° 9.2805988 Log . AC 2.2726534 Log . DC 46.67 1.6689982 1 8. At the top of a castle 54 feet high , erected on a hill near the sea shore , the angle of depression⇒ CAE of a ship at anchor was 4 ° 52 ... Page 84

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**comp**. of BC ; the arc BD , the measure of the angle a , is the**comp**. of AB . Now in the triangle Cab , R : s . Cb :: tan . ¿ Cà : tan . ba ( 49 ) ; that is , in the triangle ABC , R : cos . AC :: tan . ACB : cot . BAC . PROP . V. 52 ... Page 86

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**comp**. triangle abC , R : s . Ca :: s . a : s . Cb ( 48 ) , that is , R : cos BC :: cos . AB : cos . AC . PROP . IX . 57. In a right - angled spherical triangle ABC radius is to the cosine of either of the sides BC , as the sine of the ... Page 104

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**comp**. is the cotangent ; and conversely . The demonstration is as follows . Cases 1 , 2. Make AB the middle part . Sine AB : tan . BC :: R : tan . A ( 49 ) :: cot . A : R , therefore R x sine AB = cot . A x tan . BC . Again , Rs .: C ... Page 105

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**comp**. A Rx cos . A = Scot . AC x tan . AB s . C x cos . BC 4.**comp**. C = Rx cos . C Scot . AC x tan . BC s . A x cos . AB 5.**comp**. AC Rx cos . AC = • Scot . C x cot . A cos . AB x cos . BC 102. To apply the general prop . to the ...### Common terms and phrases

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Page 12 - In every plane triangle, the sum of two sides is to their difference as the tangent of half the sum of the angles opposite those sides is to the tangent of half their difference.

Page ix - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes ; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds.

Page 23 - Then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term: the quotient will be the fourth term, or answer.

Page 13 - In any triangle, twice the rectangle contained by any two sides is to the difference between the sum of the squares of those sides, and the square of the base, as the radius to the cosine of the angle included by the two sides. Let ABC be any triangle, 2AB.BC is to the difference between AB2+BC2 and AC2 as radius to cos.

Page 87 - The cosine of half the sum of two sides of a spherical triangle is to the cosine of half their difference as the cotangent of half the included angle is to the tangent of half the sum of the other two angles. The sine of half the sum of two sides of a spherical...

Page 74 - The sum of any two sides is greater than the third side, and their difference is less than the third side.