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" A ladder 40 feet long may be so placed that it shall reach a window 33 feet from the ground on one side of the street, and by turning it over, without moving the foot out of its place, it will do the same by a window 21 feet high on the other side. Required... "
A Course of Mathematics ...: Composed for the Use of the Royal Military ... - Page 24
by Charles Hutton - 1811
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A Treatise on Mensuration, Both in Theory and Practice

Charles Hutton - Measurement - 1788 - 703 pages
...may be fo planted, that it fhall reach a window 33 feet from the ground, on one fide of the ftrcet; and, by turning it over, without moving the foot out of its place, it will do the fame by a window 2 1 feet high, on the other fide : required the breadth of the ftreet. Anf. 56-649...
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Mathematics: Compiled from the Best Authors and Intended to be the ..., Volume 2

Mathematics - 1801 - 426 pages
...ground on one side ; nnd by turning the ladder over, without removing the foot, it touched a moulding 36 feet high on the other side: required the breadth of the street. • t Ans. 76- 1 2333 35 feet. PROBLEM IV. 7o f:nd tlie area of a trapezoid. • RULE.* Multiply the...
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A Course of Mathematics: In Two Volumes. For the Use of Academies ..., Volume 2

Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1807
...can be so planted, that it shall reach a window 33 feet from the ground, on one side of the street ; and by turning it over, without moving the foot out of its place, it will do the same by a window 21 feet high, on the other side : required the breadth of the street ? Ans. 56-649 feet. EXAM. ix....
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Mathematics, Volume 1

Samuel Webber - Mathematics - 1808
...ground on one side ; and by turning the ladder over, without removing the foot, it touched a moulding 36 feet high on the other side : required the breadth of the street. Ans. 76' 1233335 feet. 414PR0BLEM IV. To find the area of a trapezold. RULE.* Multiply the sum of the two...
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A Course of Mathematics: For the Use of Academies, as Well as Private Tuition

Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1818
...can be so planted, that it shall reach a window 33 feet from the ground, on one fide of the street ; and by turning it over, without moving the foot out of its place, it will do the same by a window 2] feet high, on the other side : required the breadth of the street ? Ans. 5b-649 feet. EXAM. ix. A maypole,...
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Logarithmick Arithmetick: Containing a New and Correct Table of Logarithms ...

Arithmetic - 1818 - 251 pages
...ground on one side ; and by turning the ladder over, without removing the foot, it touched a moulding 36 feet high on the other side ; required the breadth of the street. Ans. 76. 1233335 feet. 17. Two ships sail from the same port; one, due cast 84 leagues, and the other, directly...
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A Course of Mathematics: For the Use of Academies, as Well as Private ...

Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1822
...can be so planted, that it shall reach a window 33 feet from the ground, on one side of the street ; and by turning it over, without moving the foot out of its place, it will do the same by a window i \ feet high, on the other side : required the breadth of the street ? Ans. 66-649 feet. EXAM. ix....
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A Course of Mathematics for the Use of Academies: As Well as ..., Volume 1

Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1825
...planted, that it shall reach a window 22 feet from the ground on one side of of the street ; and by only turning it over, without moving the foot out of its place, it will do the s;iine l>ya window 14 feet high on the other side ; whut is the breadth of the street ? Ans. 37 feet...
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Mathematical and Astronomical Tables: For the Use of Students of Mathematics ...

William Galbraith - Astronomy - 1827 - 322 pages
...ground on one side ; and, by turning it over, without removing the foot, it reached another window 36 feet . high on the other side ; required the breadth of the street ? Ans— 76.1233 feet. 11. How many acres are there in the trapezium, of which the diagonal is 475 links, and...
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The Federal Calculator: Or, A Concise System of Practical Arithmetic

William Slocomb - 1828 - 137 pages
...from the ground on one side of the. street, and without moving it at the foot, will reach a window 23 feet high on the other side: required the breadth of the street? Ans. 102,64 feet. 11. Two ships sail from the same port; one goos due north 45 leagues, and the other due...
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