Tables of Logarithms of Numbers and of Sines and Tangents for Every Ten Seconds of the Quadrant: With Other Useful Tables
Harper & brothers, 1859 - Logarithms - 150 pages
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Page 20 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, • called degrees, each degree into 60 minutes, and each minute into 60 seconds, etc.
Page 163 - In any spherical triangle, the sines of the sides are proportional to the sines of the opposite angles. In the case of right-angled spherical triangles, this proposition has already been demonstrated.
Page 69 - FIND the area of the sector having the same arc with the segment, by the last problem. Find also the area of the triangle, formed by the chord of the segment and the two radii of the sector.
Page 54 - C' (89) (90) (91) (92) (93) 112. In any plane triangle, the sum of any two sides is to their difference as the tangent of half the sum of the opposite angles is to the tangent of half their difference.
Page 69 - TO THE NUMBER OF DEGREES IN THE ARC ; So IS THE AREA OF THE CIRCLE, TO THE AREA OF THE SECTOR.
Page 73 - To find the solidity of a pyramid. RULE. Multiply the area of the base by one third of the altitude.
Page vi - The characteristic of the logarithm of ANY NUMBER GREATER THAN UNITY, is one less than the number of integral figures in the given number.
Page 184 - If a heavy sphere, whose diameter is 4 inches, be let fall into a conical glass, full of water, whose diameter is 5, and altitude 6 inches ; it is required to determine how much water will run over ? AHS.