## A treatise on the art of measuring |

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9 inches ABCD abscissa altitude avoirdupois axis base breadth cask centre chains and links chord circle circumference cone cube root cylinder decimal diagonal diameter difference dimensions divided ellipse equal EXAMPLES feet 6 inches feet 9 field-book figure find the area find the solidity foot four-pole chains frustum girt given number greater end half head diameter hyperbola instrument length libs measure meridian distance middle diameter multiplied nearly number of shot off-set opposite ordinate parabola perches perpendicular polygon PROBLEM quotient radius rectangle regular polygon Required the area Required the solidity revolutions per minute rhombus right angle Scholium secant segment slant height SLIDING RULE solidity required specific gravity square feet square root station supposing surface survey tangent thickness transverse diameter two-pole chains ullage velocity versed sine wheel Whence wine gallons yards