# A System of Geometry and Trigonometry: Together with a Treatise on Surveying; Teaching Various Ways of Taking the Survey of a Field; Also to Protract the Same and Find the Area. Likewise, Rectangular Surveying; Or, an Accurate Method of Calculating the Area of Any Field Arithmetically, Without the Necessity of Plotting It. To the Whole are Added Several Mathematical Tables ... with a Particular Explanation ... and the Manner of Using Them ...

Oliver D. Cooke, 1804 - Surveying - 168 pages

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### Contents

 Section 1 ii Section 2 iii Section 3 v Section 4 9 Section 5 20 Section 6 29 Section 7 35 Section 8 52
 Section 18 98 Section 19 104 Section 20 105 Section 21 106 Section 22 107 Section 23 108 Section 24 109 Section 25 110

 Section 9 77 Section 10 87 Section 11 85 Section 12 85 Section 13 85 Section 14 91 Section 15 94 Section 16 96 Section 17 97
 Section 26 112 Section 27 114 Section 28 115 Section 29 117 Section 30 118 Section 31 119 Section 32 120 Section 33 138 Section 34 151

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Page iv - IDE, of the said District, hath deposited in this office, the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words following, to wit : " Inductive Grammar, designed for beginners. By an Instructer." In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States...
Page 34 - As the base or sum of the segments Is to the sum of the other two sides, So is the difference of those sides To the difference of the segments of the base.
Page 33 - TO THEIR DIFFERENCE ; So IS THE TANGENT OF HALF THE SUM OF THE OPPOSITE ANGLES', To THE TANGENT OF HALF THEIR DIFFERENCE.
Page 12 - The Circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called Degrees ; and each degree into 60 Minutes, each minute into 60 Seconds, and so on.
Page 30 - In this case the" hypothenuse may be found by the square root without finding the angles ; according to the following PROPOSITION. IN EVERY RIGHT ANGLED TRIANGLE, THE SUM OF THE SQUARES OF THE TWO LEGS IS EQUAL TO THE SQUARE OF THE HYPOTHENUSE. In the above EXAMPLE, the square of AB 78.7 is 6193.69, the square of BC 89 is 7921 ; these added make 14114,69 the square root of which is nearest 119.
Page 48 - Field work and protraction are truly taken and performed ; if not, an error must have been committed in one of them : In such cases make a second protraction ; if this agrees with the former, it is to be presumed the fault is in the Field work ; a re-survey must then be taken.
Page 41 - To find the area of a trapezoid. RULE. Multiply half the sum of the two parallel sides by the perpendicular distance between them : the product will be the area.
Page 12 - Therefore all radii of the same circle are equal. 13. The diameter of a circle is a right line drawn from one side of the circumference to the other, passing through the centre ; and it divides the circle into two equal parts, called semicircles ; as AB or DE.
Page 48 - Let his attention first be directed to the map, and inform him that the top is north, the bottom south, the right hand east, and the left hand west.
Page 29 - The square of the hypothenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides ; as, 5033 402+302.