## A Treatise of Practical Surveying: Which is Demonstrated from Its First Principles ... |

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EXAMPLES

one shilling , yard , perch , & c . is equal to one fourth of three shillings , yards ,

perches , & c . therefore if 3 be divided by 4 , the quotient will be the answer .

EXAMPLES

**Reduce**to a Decimal Fraction . 4 ) 3.00 ( .75 Answer . 20 For 1 ofone shilling , yard , perch , & c . is equal to one fourth of three shillings , yards ,

perches , & c . therefore if 3 be divided by 4 , the quotient will be the answer .

**Reduce**... Página 147

To

perches may be

two - pole chains ( by prob . 2. ) or , Divide the whole number by 2 , the quotient

will ...

To

**reduce**perches and decimals of a perch , to two - pole chains and links . Theperches may be

**reduced**to four - pole chains ( by the last ) and from thence totwo - pole chains ( by prob . 2. ) or , Divide the whole number by 2 , the quotient

will ...

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Thus , if we would

perches to an inch , & c . half the distance of the stations from the centre will give

the points requisite for drawing the map ; if we would

20 ...

Thus , if we would

**reduce**a map from 40 to 80 , from 20 to 40 , from 10 to 20perches to an inch , & c . half the distance of the stations from the centre will give

the points requisite for drawing the map ; if we would

**reduce**from 40 to 120 , from20 ...

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By the methods here laid down I have

20 perches to an inch , which contained upwards of 1200 acres , and consisted of

224 separate divisions , without the least confusion from the lines ; for none ...

By the methods here laid down I have

**reduced**a map from a scale of 40 to one of20 perches to an inch , which contained upwards of 1200 acres , and consisted of

224 separate divisions , without the least confusion from the lines ; for none ...

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... connected maps , and , the length and breadth of the parchment or paper you

are confined to ; if the former be three , four , or five times greater ( that is , longer

and broader ) than the latter ,

...

... connected maps , and , the length and breadth of the parchment or paper you

are confined to ; if the former be three , four , or five times greater ( that is , longer

and broader ) than the latter ,

**reduce**each copied map severally to a scale that is...

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acres angle Answer base bearing called centre chains chord circle Co-sec Co-sine Co-tang column contained decimal difference direct distance divided division draw drawn east edge equal EXAMPLE feet field field-book figures four four-pole fourth give given greater ground half height Hence inches laid land Lat Dep length less logarithm manner measure method multiplied needle object observe opposite parallel perches perpendicular plain plane Plate pole prob PROBLEM proportion quantity quotient radius reduce remainder right angles right line root scale Secant sect side sights sine square station suppose survey taken Tang tangent theo THEOREM third triangle triangle ABC true turn variation whence whole

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Página 25 - 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 207 - ... that triangles on the same base and between the same parallels are equal...

Página 40 - 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.

Página 43 - Triangles upon equal bases, and between the same parallels, are equal to one another.

Página 103 - TO THEIR DIFFERENCE ; So IS THE TANGENT OF HALF THE SUM OF THE OPPOSITE ANGLES', To THE TANGENT OF HALF THEIR DIFFERENCE.

Página 31 - Figures which consist of more than four sides are called polygons ; if the sides are all equal to each other, they are called regular polygons. They sometimes are named from the number of. their sides, as a five-sided figure is called a pentagon, one of six sides a hexagon, &"c.

Página 31 - ... they are called regular polygons. They sometimes are named from the number of their sides, as a five-sided figure is called a pentagon, one of. six sides a hexagon, &c. but if their sides are not equal to each other, then they are called irregular polygons, as an irregular pentagon, hexagon, &c.

Página 45 - The hypothenuse of a right-angled triangle may be found by having the other two sides ; thus, the square root of the sum of the squares of the base and perpendicular, will be the hypothenuse. Cor. 2. Having the hypothenuse and one side given to find the other; the square root of the difference of the squares of the hypothenuse and given side will be the required side.

Página 265 - As the length of the whole line, Is to 57.3 Degrees,* So is the said distance, To the difference of Variation required. EXAMPLE. Suppose it be required to run a line which some years ago bore N. 45°.

Página 32 - Things that are equal to one and the same thing are equal to one another." " If equals be added to equals, the wholes are equal." " If equals be taken from equals, the remainders are equal.