Stereometry: Or, The Art of Gauging Made Easie, by the Help of the Sliding-rule ... with an Appendix of Conick Sections ...

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Mary Hussey, 1721 - Gaging - 297 pages
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Page 189 - VII) contains 8 gallons of wheat, each of 8 pounds troy, each of 12 ounces, each of 20 pennyweights, each of 32 corns of wheat that grew in the middle of the ear. In 1696, a duty being laid upon malt, it became necessary to ascertain the exact contents of the Winchester bushel, as that of Henry VII was called.
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Page 98 - The diameter hk, which touches the top of the crown, may be found, by measuring, to be 65 inches. Now to find the content of the. copper from the crown upwards, that is the part...
Page 45 - ... =5,64 gallons. 359 If the square of the diameter of any circle be multiplied by ,7854 the product is the area. EXAMPLE. If the diameter of a circle be 45 inches, what is the area? 45X45=2025X,7854=1590 inches, and at one inch deep the content or capacity would be 1590 inches, which when divided by 282 would give 5,63 Ale gallons, nearly, as before. PROBLEM IV. To...
Page 189 - Weight] be of the Weight of 32 Corns of Wheat, that grew in the middle of the Ear of Wheat. And that a Standard of a Bufliel and a Gallon, after this Affixe be made, and kept in the King's Treafury for ever.
Page 190 - Dimenfions without counting to the hundredth Part of an Inch, that would come fo near as thefe, it was...
Page 289 - Spheroid is equal to i of a Cylinder, whofe Bafe is equal to the greateft Circle of the Spheroid, and its Height equal to the Length of the Spheroid. Suppofe the Figure...
Page 190 - Everard, in the presence of several Members of the House of Commons did make an experiment, in order to find the true content of the...
Page 231 - The sum of the squares of 3, 4, and 5 is 50, which is the side of a square equal to the area of a circle whose diameter is 56.5, a number that belongs to all forms of Hebrew architecture.
Page 97 - Inches, this fubtraQ:ed from aC, 47, the Remainder 5 is the Altitude of the Crown. To find CD, the Diameter of the Bottom of the Crown. Meafure...

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