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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.
Trigonometry, Plane and Spherical: With the Construction and Application of ... - Page 3
by Thomas Simpson - 1748 - 77 pages

Epitome of the Art of Navigation; Or, a Short, Easy, and Methodical Way to ...

James Atkinson - Navigation - 1765 - 504 pages
...beginning in Page 358. HIS Table followeth next after the Table of Logarithms, and contains the Logarithmic Sine, Tangent, and Secant, to every Degree and Minute of the Quadrant, after this Manner. i._Every Page is divided into 8 Columns, the firft and laft «f which' contains...

A Treatise of Algebra: Wherein the Principles are Demonstrated and Applied ...

Thomas Simpson - Algebra - 1800 - 448 pages
...the arch AB. 10. A trigonometrical ca-on, is a table exhibiting the length of the fine, tangent, &c. to every degree and minute of the quadrant, with refpect...is fuppofed unity, and conceived to be divided into lOOdOOOO or more decimal parts. Upon this table the nurherical folution of the feveral cafes in trigonometry...

A Course of Mathematics in Two Volumes for the Use of Academies as Well as ...

Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1807 - 464 pages
...instruments, for practice, is exhibited in the annexed figure. 13. A Trigonometrical 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. The logarithms...

A Course of Mathematics ...: Composed for the Use of the Royal Military ...

Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1811 - 442 pages
...instruments, for practice, is exhibited in the annexed figure. 13. A Trigonometrical 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. The logarithms...

A Course of Mathematics: In Two Volumes. For the Use of Academies ..., Volume 1

Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1818 - 646 pages
...instruments, for practice, is exhibited in the annexed figure. 13. A Trigonometrical Canon, is a table showing the length of the sine, tangent, and secant, to every degree and S minute of the quadrant, with £ respect to the radius, which is expressed by unity or I, with any...

A Course of Mathematics: For the Use of Academies, as Well as Private ...

Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1822 - 616 pages
...for practice, is exhibited in the annexed figure. 1 3. A Trigonometrical 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 cyphers. The logarithms...

A Course of Mathematics for the Use of Academies: As Well as ..., Volume 1

Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1825 - 608 pages
...instruments, for practice, is exhibited in the annexed figure . 13. \Trigonometrical Canon, is a table showing the length of the sine tangent, and secant, to every degree and minute of ihi* quadrant, will) respect to the radius, j which is expressed by unity •£ or , with any number...

An Encyclopędia of Architecture: Historical, Theoretical, and Practical

Joseph Gwilt - Architects - 1842 - 1114 pages
...shown in the annexed figure. 1047. A trigonometrical canon (Jig. 396.) is a table wherein is given the length of the sine, tangent, and secant to every degree and minute of the quadrant, compared with the radius, which is expressed by unity or 1 with any numlœr of ciphers. The logarithms,...