# Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry (Google eBook)

Wiley & Long, 1836 - Geometry - 359 pages

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### Contents

 BOOK 9 Problems relating to the First and Third Books 57 The Proportions of Figures and the Measurement of Areas 68 Problems relating to the Fourth Book 98 BOOK V 115 Planes and SoEd Angles 126 BOOK VII 142 BOOK VIII 166
 Solution of Right angled Triangles 243 Solution of Triangles in general 252 Quadrantal Triangles 263 Mensuration of Surfaces 274 Mensuration of Solids 285 Si 2 9 of 19 of 32

 BOOK IX 186 APPENDIX 205 Division of the Circumference 207 Theorems and Formulas relating to the Sines Cosines Tan 215 Construction and Description of the Tables 223 Principles for the Solution of Rectilineal Triangles 237
 4 41 3 55 of 2 285 Prop 291 111 2

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Page 233 - It is, indeed, evident, that the negative characteristic will always be one greater than the number of ciphers between the decimal point and the first significant figure.
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JSTOR: American Contributions to Mathematical Symbolism
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Collection of Early American Mathematics Books
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Origins of some arithmetic terms
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