Trigonometry, Plane and Spherical: With the Construction and Application of Logarithms

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Kimber and Conrad, 1810 - Trigonometry - 125 pages
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Page 9 - Plane Triangle, As the Sum of any two Sides ; Is to their Difference ; So is the Tangent of half the Sum of the two opposite Angles ; To the Tangent of half the Difference between them.
Page 5 - 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 7 - Canon, is a table showing the length of the sine, tangent, and secant, to every degree and minute of the quadrant, with respect to the radius, which is expressed by unity or 1, with any number of ciphers.
Page 38 - In a right angled spherical triangle, the rectangle under the radius and the sine of the middle part, is equal to the rectangle under the tangents of the adjacent parts ; or', to the rectangle under the cosines of the opposite parts.
Page 89 - ... projection is that of a meridian, or one parallel thereto, and the point of sight is assumed at an infinite distance on a line normal to the plane of projection and passing through the center of the sphere. A circle which is parallel to the plane of projection is projected into an equal circle, a circle perpendicular to the plane of projection is projected into a right line equal in length to the diameter of the projected circle; a circle in any other position is projected into an ellipse, whose...
Page 48 - The sum of the logarithms of any two numbers is equal to the logarithm of their product. Therefore, the addition of logarithms corresponds to the multiplication of their numbers.
Page 38 - The rectangle of the radius, and sine of the middle part, is equal to the rectangle of the tangents of the two EXTREMES CONJUNCT, and to that of the cosines of the two EXTREMES DISJUNCT.

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