## The System of Calculating Diameter, Circumference, Area, and Squaring the Circle: Together with Interest and Miscellaneous Tables, and Other Information |

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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.

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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...