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

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Divide 2 by 3.1416 3.1416 ) 2.0000,0 ( 0.636618 + quotient . 1 8849 6 115040 94248 207920 188496 194240 188496 57440 31416 260240 251228 ' G In this example there are

Divide 2 by 3.1416 3.1416 ) 2.0000,0 ( 0.636618 + quotient . 1 8849 6 115040 94248 207920 188496 194240 188496 57440 31416 260240 251228 ' G In this example there are

**four**decimal figures in the 9012+ DECIMAL FRACTIONS . 9. Page 10

In this example there are

In this example there are

**four**decimal figures in the divisor , and none in the dividend ; therefore , according to the rule ,**four**ciphers are annexed to the dividend , which in this condition , is yet less than the divisor . Page 40

must be perpendicular to the diameter ( by def . 20. ) therefore producing DC'to E the two diameters AB and DE cross one another at right angles , and thus the periphery is divided into

must be perpendicular to the diameter ( by def . 20. ) therefore producing DC'to E the two diameters AB and DE cross one another at right angles , and thus the periphery is divided into

**four**equal parts , as BD , D.1 , AE , and , EB ... Page 43

Any figure of

Any figure of

**four**sides is called a quadrilateral figure . 42 , Quadrilateral figures , whose opposite sides are parallel , are called parallelograms : thus ABCD is a parallelogram . Fig . 3. 17 , GEOMETRY . 43. Page 44

Figures which consist of more than

Figures which consist of more than

**four**sides are called polygons ; if the sides are all equal to each other , they are called regular polygons . They sometimes are named from the number of their sides , as a five - sided figure is ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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Page 38 - 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 25 - 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 199 - RULE. From half the sum of the three sides subtract each side severally.

Page 106 - 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 27 - 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.