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Page 57 - GOVERNMENT LAND MEASURE. A township 36 sections each a mile square. A section 640 acres. A quarter section, half a mile square 160 acres. An eighth section, half a mile long, north and south, and a quarter of a mile wide 80 acres. A sixteenth section, a quarter of a mile square 40 acres. The sections are all numbered 1 to 36, commencing at the north-east corner.
Page 13 - Multiply the divisor, thus augmented, by the last figure of the root, and subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.
Page 171 - The meter (metre) was to be the ten-millionth part of the distance from the North Pole to the Equator measured on the meridian passing through Paris, France not one-millionth, as Mr.
Page 96 - Fellowship is when different stocks are employed for any certain equal time. RULE.* As the whole stock is to the whole gain or loss, so is each man's particular stock to his particular share of the gain or loss.t PROOF. Add all the shares together, and the sum will be equal to the gain or loss, when the work is right.
Page 11 - The side of an equilateral triangle inscribed in a circle is equal to the diagonal of a rhombus, whose other diagonal and each of whose sides are equal to the radius. 642. If two circumferences intersect each other, and from either point of intersection a diameter...