# Explanatory Mensuration

Longmans, Green and Company, 1879 - 188 pages
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### Contents

 THE SIDES OF A RIGHTANGLED TRIANGLE 3 THE SQUARE 7 THE RECTANGLE 19 THE OBLIQUE PARALLELOGRAM 26 THE TRIANGLE 31 THE TRAPEZIUM 37 THE TRAPEZOID 41 THE REGULAR POLYGON 44
 51 106 THE FRUSTUM OF A RIGHTCONE AND OF A RIGHT PYRAMID 116 THE WEDGE 121 THE PRISMOID 124 THE SPHERE 128 54 134 THE SEGMENT OF A SPHERE 135 THE ZONE OF A SPHERE 138

 THE IRREGULAR POLYGON 47 OFFSETS 51 THE CIRCLE THE CIRCUMFERENCE AND DIAMETER 54 THE AREA OF A CIRCLE 57 THE CHORDS OF A CIRCLE 65 THE ARC OF A CIRCLE 67 THE SECTOR OF A CIRCLE 75 THE SEGMENT OF A CIRCLE 78 THE ELLIPSE 80 SOLIDS DEFINITIONS 84 THE CUBE 85 THE RECTANGULAR PARALLELOPIPED XX THE RIGHTPRISM AND RIGHTCYLINDER 90 7 93 13 94 26 95 31 96 37 97 44 105
 THE SOLID RING 140 IRREGULAR SOLIDS 143 THE MEASUREMENT OF TIMBER 145 57 148 GAUGING OR MEASUREMENT OF CASKS XXXII THE MEASUREMENT OF HAYSTACKS 153 65 157 70 163 75 165 80 166 84 168 85 171 90 172 ANSWERS APPENDIX 0 175 FAGE 107 180 115 181 153 187 175 188

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