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PAGE III. Azimuths of North Star, and their natural tangents

150 IV. Roods and perches in decimal parts of an acre

151 V. Decimals of an acre in one chain length of 100 feet, and of various widths

151 VI. Acres, roods, and perches in square feet

152 VII. Circular arcs to radius of 1

152 VIII. Feet in decimals of a mile .

153 IX. Inches reduced to decimal parts of a foot

153 X. Radii and their logarithms, middle ordinates, and deflection distances

155 XI. Squares, cubes, roots, and reciprocals of numbers, from 1 to 1,042 .

161 XII. Logarithms of numbers from 1 to 10,000

179 XIII. Logarithmic sines, cosines, tangents, and cotangents

197 XIV. Natural sines and cosines

243 Natural tangents and cotangents

256 XVI. Chords, versed sines, external secants, and tangents of a 1°

269 XV. Slopes for topography

315 XVII. Rise per mile of various grades .

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