# A System of Geometry and Trigonometry: With a Treatise on Surveying; in which the Principles of Rectangular Surveying, Without Plotting, are Explained

Belknap & Hamersley, 1835 - Geometry - 334 pages

### Contents

 Section 1 6 Section 2 7 Section 3 8 Section 4 9 Section 5 24 Section 6 26 Section 7 28 Section 8 30
 Section 15 56 Section 16 58 Section 17 60 Section 18 63 Section 19 75 Section 20 80 Section 21 81 Section 22 90

 Section 9 31 Section 10 35 Section 11 38 Section 12 39 Section 13 51 Section 14 53
 Section 23 132 Section 24 143 Section 25 149 Section 26 161 Section 27 15 Section 28 3

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Page 6 - Congress of the United States, entitled, "An Act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned." And also to the Act, entitled, " An Act supplementary to an Act, entitled, ' An Act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the Authors and Proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned,' and extending the benefits thereof...
Page 10 - 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 . NOTE.
Page 6 - District, has deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words following, to wit : " THE CHILD'S BOTANY," In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States, entitled, " An act for the encouragement of learning by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned...
Page 36 - As the base or sum of the segments Is to the sum of the other two sides, So is the difference of those sides To the difference of the segments of the base.
Page 35 - TO THEIR DIFFERENCE ; So IS THE TANGENT OF HALF THE SUM OF THE OPPOSITE ANGLES', To THE TANGENT OF HALF THEIR DIFFERENCE.
Page 42 - ... radius, which is 10, and the remainder will be the logarithm of double the area of the triangle. Find, from the table, the number answering to this logarithm, and divide it by 2 ; the quotient will be the required area (Geom.
Page 6 - ... and also to an act, entitled, " An act, supplementary to an act, entitled, an act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned, and extending the benefit, thereof to the arts of designing, engraving and etching historical and other prints.
Page 6 - RILEY, of the said district, hath deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words and figures following, to wit : " Collections of the New-York Historical Society. For the year 1809. Volume I. Esti nen prosunt singula, juncta juvent...
Page 159 - O's, points or dots are introduced instead of the 0's through the rest of the line, to catch the eye, and to indicate that from thence the annexed first two figures of the Logarithm in the second column stand in the next lower line. N'.
Page 11 - The tangent of an arc is a right line touching the circumference, and drawn perpendicular to the diameter ; and is terminated by a line drawn from the centre through the other end of the arc ; thus BK is the tangent of the arc BH.