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
Harper, 1832 - 348 páginas
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Página 173 - In like manner, when it is said, that " triangles on the same base, and between the same parallels, are equal...
Página 163 - RULE. From half the sum of the three sides subtract each side severally.
Página 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.
Página 97 - C' (89) (90) (91) (92) (93) 112. In any plane triangle, the sum of any two sides is to their difference as the tangent of half the sum of the opposite angles is to the tangent of half their difference.
Página 41 - The radius of a circle is a right line drawn from the centre to the circumference.
Página 52 - Triangles upon equal bases, and between the same parallels, are equal to one another.
Página 24 - The square of the sum of two numbers is equal to the square of the first number plus twice the product of the first and second number plus the square of the second number.