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Page iii - KEENE.— A Hand-Book of Practical Gauging: For the Use of Beginners, to which is added a Chapter on Distillation, describing the process in operation at the Custom- House for ascertaining the Strength of Wines. By JAMES B. KEENE, of HM Customs. 8vo.
Page 13 - Multiply the sum of the parallel sides by the perpendicular distance between them, and half the product will be the area.
Page 5 - When a straight line standing on another straight line makes the adjacent angles equal to one another, each of the angles is called a right angle ; and the straight line which stands on the other is called a perpendicular to it.
Page 17 - To find the solidity of a spheroid. Rule. — Multiply the square of the revolving axis by the fixed axis: and the product, multiplied by .5236, will give the solidity.
Page 12 - From half the sum of the three sides subtract each side ; multiply the half sum and the three remainders together, and the square root of the product will be the area required.
Page 18 - RULE.* Multiply the sum of the squares of the diameters of the two ends by the height of the frustum, and the product again by .3927, and it will give the solidity.
Page 5 - A Circle is a plane figure bounded by a curve line, called the Circumference, which is everywhere equidistant from a certain point within, called its Centre.
Page 16 - To find the solidity of a cone or pyramid. RULE . — Multiply the area of the base by ^ of its height.