An Introduction to Mensuration and Practical Geometry

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Kimber & Sharpless, 1829 - Geometry - 252 pages
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Page ii - Co. of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words following, to wit : " Tadeuskund, the Last King of the Lenape. An Historical Tale." In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States...
Page 50 - The areas of circles are to each other as the squares of their diameters.
Page 19 - Parallel straight lines are such as are in the same plane, and which, being produced ever so far both ways, do not meet.
Page 125 - To find the solidity of a cylinder. RULE. — Multiply the area of the base by the altitude, and the product will be the solidity.
Page 21 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes ; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds.
Page 56 - Multiply the half sum and the three remainders continually together, and the square root of the product will be the area...
Page 54 - To find the area of a rectangular board, whose length is 12-^ feet, and breadth 9 inches. Ans. 9f feet.
Page 96 - As the conjugate diameter is to the transverse, So is the square root of the difference of the squares of the ordinate and semi-conjugate, To the distance between the ordinate and centre.
Page 16 - A sector is any part of a circle bounded by an arc, and two radii drawn to its extremities. A quadrant, or quarter of a circle...
Page 54 - To find the Area of a Triangle. Rule ] . Multiply the base by the perpendicular height, and half the product will be the area.

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