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The axis of a solid is a line drawn from the middle of one end to the middle of the opposite end ; as between the opposite ends of a prism.
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## A Treatise on Mensuration, Both in Theory and Practice

Charles Hutton - Measurement - 1788 - 728 pages
...bafe, it is a right prifm or pyramid ; otherwife it is obliqxie. 10. The height or altitude of a folid, is a line drawn from its vertex or top, perpendicular to its bafe. — This is equal to the axis in a right prifm or pyramid ; pyramid ; but in an oblique one,...

## The shipwright's vade-mecum [by D. Steel].

David Steel - History - 1805 - 392 pages
...is called a scalenous or oblique cone. The same of a pyramid or other figure. The Altitude or height of a solid is a line drawn from its vertex or top, perpendicular to its base. In a right prism or pyramid this is therefore equal to the axis ; but, in an oblique one, the altitude...

## A treatise on practical geometry, mensuration, conic sections, gauging, and ...

Ireland commissioners of nat. educ - 1834 - 370 pages
...perpendicular to the base, the solid is called a right prism or pyramid, otherwise it is oblique. ' 13. The height or altitude of a solid, is a line drawn from its vertex, perpendicular to its base, and is equal to the axis of a right prism or pyramid ; btrt in an oblique...

## A Treatise on Mensuration for the Use of Schools

Commissioners of National Education in Ireland - Measurement - 1837 - 284 pages
...perpendicular to the base, the solid is called a right prism or pyramid, otherwise it is oblique. 1 2. The height or altitude of a solid, is a line drawn from its vertex, perpendicular to its base, and is equal to the axis of a right prism or pyramid ; but in an oblique...

## The National Arithmetic, on the Inductive System: Combining the Analytic and ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1839 - 356 pages
...a diameter, or a line passing through the centre, and terminating at the surface on both sides. 13. The height or altitude of a solid, is a line drawn...from its vertex, or top, perpendicular to its base. MENSURATION OF SUPERFICIES AND SOLIDS. PROBLEM I. To find the area of a square or parallelogram. RULE....

## The National Arithmetic ...: Combining the Analytic and Synthetic Methods ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1841 - 334 pages
...a diameter, or a line passing through the centre, and terminating at the surface on both sides. 13. The height or altitude of a solid, is a line drawn...from its verteX, or top, perpendicular to its base. MENSURATION OF SUPERFICIES AND SOLIDS. PROBLEM I. To find the area of a square or parallelogram. RULE....

## Arithmetical Spyglass and Teacher's Assistant: Intended as a Key and ...

Charles Waterhouse - Arithmetic - 1842 - 180 pages
...the middle of one end to the middle of the opposite end; as between the opposite ends of a prism. 43. The height, or altitude of a solid, is a line drawn...from its vertex, or top, perpendicular to its base. NOTE. — As we have not been able to obtain engravings to represent any of the preceding figures,...

## The National Arithmetic: On the Inductive System, Combining the Analytic and ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1843 - 340 pages
...as a diameter, or a line passing through the centre, and terminating at the 'rface on both sides. 3. The height or altitude of a solid, is a line drawn from its tex, or top, perpendicular to its base. MENSURATION OF SUPERFICIES AND SOLIDS. PROBLEM I. To find the...