## Mensuration and Practical Geometry: Containing Tables of Weights and Measures, Vulgar and Decimal Fractions, Mensuration of Areas, Lines, Surfaces, and Solids ... To which is Appended a Treatise on the Carpenter's Slide-rule and Gauging |

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12 inches 20 feet 20 inches angle ascertain the Area ascertain the Contents ascertain the Surface axis base breadth bung and head cask Centre of Gravity chord of half Circular Spindle circumference circumscribing circle circumscribing sphere cone Conic conic section conjugate diameter contents in gallons contents required convex surface cube cubic feet cubic foot cubic inches curve cycloid cylinder decimal denominator diam divide ellipse ends equal eter Example.—The diameter Example.—What figure fraction gauge point geometrical centre give the contents given half the arc head diameter Hence hexahedron hyperbola inscribed circle inscribed sphere less abscissa linear edge middle diameter middle frustrum multiply the sum ordinate parabola paraboloid perpendicular polygon product will give pyramid quotient radii remainder result required rule Rule.—To sector segment side slant height Slide-rule square feet square root subtract surface required transverse diameter triangle ungula versed sine vertex VULGAR FRACTIONS yards zone