# Hodgson's Estimator and Contractor's Guide for Pricing Builder's Work: Describing Reliable Methods of Pricing Builder's Quantities for Competitive Work, Showing in Brief and Concise Form the Methods Generally Employed ...

F.J. Drake & Company, 1904 - Architecture, Domestic - 254 pages
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Page 227 - SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet — 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30^ square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.
Page 227 - Square Measure 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30| square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.
Page 76 - To find the solidity of a sphere or globe. RULE. — Multiply the cube of the diameter by .5236.
Page 71 - Sphere is a body bounded by a uniformly curved surface, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the center.
Page 209 - Eight bushels of good lime, 16 bushels of sand and 1 bushel of hair will make enough good mortar to plaster 100 square yards. A cord of stone, three bushels of lime, and a cubic yard of sand will lay 100 cubic feet of wall.
Page 50 - 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 74 - ... the product will be the convex surface, to which add the areas of the bases, when the entire surface is required (Bk.
Page 45 - A circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line called the circumference, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center, Fig.
Page 61 - Take out the corresponding area in the next column on the right hand ; and multiply it by the square of the circle's diameter, for the area of the segment*.