# A System of Geometry and Trigonometry: With a Treatise on Surveying; in which the Principles of Rectangular Surveying, Without Plotting, are Explained

Belknap & Hamersley, 1835 - Geometry - 334 pages

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### Contents

 Section 1 5 Section 2 6 Section 3 7 Section 4 8 Section 5 9 Section 6 24 Section 7 39 Section 8 65
 Section 18 4 Section 19 6 Section 20 8 Section 21 12 Section 22 14 Section 23 18 Section 24 20 Section 25 22

 Section 9 81 Section 10 132 Section 11 149 Section 12 161 Section 13 Section 14 Section 15 2 Section 16 14 Section 17 25
 Section 26 24 Section 27 32 Section 28 44 Section 29 48 Section 30 61 Section 31 78 Section 32 80 Section 33 82 Section 34 99

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Page 6 - Congress of the United States, entitled, "An Act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned." And also to the Act, entitled, " An Act supplementary to an Act, entitled, ' An Act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the Authors and Proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned,' and extending the benefits thereof...
Page 10 - 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 . NOTE.
Page 6 - District, has deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words following, to wit : " THE CHILD'S BOTANY," In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States, entitled, " An act for the encouragement of learning by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned...
Page 36 - 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 35 - TO THEIR DIFFERENCE ; So IS THE TANGENT OF HALF THE SUM OF THE OPPOSITE ANGLES', To THE TANGENT OF HALF THEIR DIFFERENCE.
Page 42 - ... radius, which is 10, and the remainder will be the logarithm of double the area of the triangle. Find, from the table, the number answering to this logarithm, and divide it by 2 ; the quotient will be the required area (Geom.
Page 6 - ... and also to an act, entitled, " An act, supplementary to an act, entitled, an act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned, and extending the benefit, thereof to the arts of designing, engraving and etching historical and other prints.
Page 6 - RILEY, of the said district, hath deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words and figures following, to wit : " Collections of the New-York Historical Society. For the year 1809. Volume I. Esti nen prosunt singula, juncta juvent...
Page 159 - O's, points or dots are introduced instead of the 0's through the rest of the line, to catch the eye, and to indicate that from thence the annexed first two figures of the Logarithm in the second column stand in the next lower line. N'.
Page 11 - The tangent of an arc is a right line touching the circumference, and drawn perpendicular to the diameter ; and is terminated by a line drawn from the centre through the other end of the arc ; thus BK is the tangent of the arc BH.