| George Adams - Geometry - 1813 - 648 pages
...work. OF TIMBER MEASURE. PROBLEM 1. Tofnd the area, or superficial content in feet in a board or plank. **Multiply the length by the breadth, and the product will be the** content required. Note. If the board is tapering, add the breadth of the two ends together, and take... | |
| Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1815 - 250 pages
...26x26=676 sq. rods, and 676-4-160=4"i 36r. the Answer. ART. 2. To measure a parallelogram, or long square. **RULE. Multiply the length by the breadth, and the product will be the** area, or superficial content. EXAMPLE8. 1. A certain garden, in form of a long square, is 96ft. ;ong,... | |
| Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1818 - 246 pages
...sq. rods, and 676-4-160=-4o. 36r. the Jlnswer. ART. 2. To measure a Parallelogram, or long square. **RULE. Multiply the length by the breadth, and the product will be the** area or superficial content. EXAMPLES. 1. A certain garden, in form of along square, is 96 ft, long,... | |
| Matthew Iley - 1820 - 512 pages
...we have for the area 11924-6 on A, against 109-2 on B. PROBLEM II. To find the Area of a Rectangle. **RULE. Multiply the length by the breadth, and the product will be the** area. Let ABCD be a rectangle whereof the length is G3 inches, and the breadth 42 inches ; the area... | |
| Nicolas Pike - Arithmetic - 1822 - 562 pages
...way from the breadth, will point out the answer. ART. 2. To measure a Parallelogram or long Square. **RULE. Multiply the length by the breadth, and the product will be the** area, or superficial content.* Let ABCD represent a parallelogram, whose A length is 5 feet, and breadth,... | |
| Beriah Stevens - Arithmetic - 1822 - 436 pages
...four angles, the opposiles whereof are equal ; to find tbe superficial content thereof this is the **rule : — Multiply 'the length by the breadth, and the product will be the** superficial content or area. EXAMPLE. Let ABCD represent a parallelogram, whose length is 18, and breadth... | |
| Anthony Nesbit - Surveying - 1824 - 476 pages
...Section !• SECTION III. TIMBER MEASURE. PROBLEM J. To find the superficial content of a board or plank. **RULE. Multiply the length by the breadth, and the product will be the** superficial content. .Vow. If the board taper, add the breadths of the two ends together- and half... | |
| Nicolas Pike, Dudley Leavitt - Arithmetic - 1826 - 214 pages
...DUODECIMALS. /. To find the superficial contents of boards, fyc. where length and breadth only are considered. **RULE. — Multiply the length by the breadth, and the product will be the** superficial content. NOTE. — If the board or plank is tapering, add the width of both ends together,... | |
| Daniel Adams - Arithmetic - 1848 - 322 pages
...multiply the number of squares in one row by the number of rows ; 5X3=15 square rods, Ans. Hence the **RULE. Multiply the length by the breadth, and the product will be the square contents. NOTE.** — Three times a line 5 rods long is aline 15 rods long. Hence the pupil must not fail to notice,... | |
| Nicolas Pike, Dudley Leavitt - Arithmetic - 1826 - 222 pages
...superficial contents of boards, Sfc where length and jbreadlh only are considered. i! i 1.'• — **Multiply the length by the breadth, and the product will be the** tuperficial content. NOTK. — If the hoard or plank i* tapering, add (he width of liotlv end* together,... | |
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