## The Theory and Practice of Surveying: Containing All the Instructions Requisite for the Skilful Practice of this Art |

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... and having stated the three known terms , so that the

... and having stated the three known terms , so that the

**fourth**, or required quantity , may be as much greater , or less than the third , as the second ... Page 16

4096 = 84 = biquadrate or 8 [

4096 = 84 = biquadrate or 8 [

**fourth**power . 32768 = 85 = Answer . EXAMPLES FOR EXERCISE . What is the second power of 3.05 ? Ans . 9.3025 What is the third ... Page 17

... or power , its square , or second root is 9 ; because 9x9 = 9 * = 81 ; and 3 is its biquadrate , or

... or power , its square , or second root is 9 ; because 9x9 = 9 * = 81 ; and 3 is its biquadrate , or

**fourth**root , because 3x3x3x3 = 3 = 81 . Page 23

... 5.2540 + Required the cube root of 999 Ans . = 9.9966 + Required the

... 5.2540 + Required the cube root of 999 Ans . = 9.9966 + Required the

**fourth**root of 97.41 Ans . = 3.1416 Required the cube root of .037 Ans . = . Page 25

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**fourth**by 7 , & e . and let these quotients be written orderly under one another ; add them together and their sum will be a logarithm .### What people are saying - Write a review

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Page 40 - The angle in a semicircle is a right angle ; the angle in a segment greater than a semicircle is less than a right angle ; and the angle in a segment less than a semicircle is greater than a right angle.

Page 27 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; and each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes ; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds ; and these into thirds, &c.

Page 201 - RULE. From half the sum of the three sides subtract each side severally.

Page 2 - Then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term: the quotient will be the fourth term, or answer.

Page 108 - C' (89) (90) (91) (92) (93) 112. In any plane triangle, the sum of any two sides is to their difference as the tangent of half the sum of the opposite angles is to the tangent of half their difference.

Page 2 - ... then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term, and the quotient will be the answer ; — in the same denomination with the third term.

Page 29 - The VERSED SINE of an arc is that part of the diameter which is between the sine and the arc. Thus BA is the versed sine of the arc AG.