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" To measure a parallelogram, or long square. RULE. Multiply the length by the breadth, and the product will be the area, or superficial content. "
Mensuration, Mechanical Powers, and Machinery: The Principles of Mensuration ... - Page 47
by Daniel Adams - 1850 - 128 pages
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Geometrical and Graphical Essays: Containing a General Description of the ...

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...
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Daboll's Schoolmaster's Assistant: Improved and Enlarged, Being a Plain ...

Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1815 - 250 pages
...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,...
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Daboll's Schoolmaster's Assistant: Improved and Enlarged. Being a Plain ...

Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1818 - 246 pages
...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,...
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The new practical gager

Matthew Iley - 1820 - 512 pages
...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...
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A New and Concise System of Arithmetick: Containing Vulgar, Decimal, and ...

Beriah Stevens - Arithmetic - 1822 - 436 pages
...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...
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A New and Complete System of Arithmetick: Composed for the Use of the ...

Nicolas Pike - Arithmetic - 1822 - 536 pages
...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,...
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A Treatise on Practical Mensuration in Eight Parts ...

Anthony Nesbit - Surveying - 1824 - 476 pages
...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...
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Pike's System of Arithmetic Abridged: To which are Added Appropriate ...

Nicolas Pike, Dudley Leavitt - Arithmetic - 1826 - 214 pages
...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,...
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Pike's System of Arithmetic Abridged: To which are Added Appropriate ...

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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The Improved Arithmetic: Newly Arranged and Clearly Illustrated, Both ...

Daniel Parker - Arithmetic - 1828 - 358 pages
...which is 30 rods squaw? Ans. 900. ARTICLE II. To measure a parallelogram, or long square. Rule. — Multiply the length by the breadth, and the product will be the area. Examples. 1. A hall, in the form of a parallelogram, is 80 feet long and 60 wide j how many square...
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