The Theory and Practice of Surveying: Containing All the Instructions Requisite for the Skilful Practice of this Art. With a New Set of Accurate Mathematical Tables

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A. S. Barnes, 1839 - 412 pages
 

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Page 49 - The angle in a semicircle is a right angle ; the angle in a segment greater than a semicircle is less than a right angle ; and the angle in a segment less than a semicircle is greater than a right angle.
Page 41 - 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.
Page 41 - The radius of a circle is a right line drawn from the centre to the circumference.
Page 45 - A lemma is something which is premised, or demonstrated, in order to render what follows more easy. A corollary is a consequent truth derived immediately from some preceding truth or demonstration.
Page 35 - DIVISION BY LOGARITHMS. RULE. From the logarithm of the dividend subtract the logarithm of the divisor, and the number answering to the remainder will be the quotient required.
Page 21 - Then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term: the quotient will be the fourth term, or answer.

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