Books Books To measure a parallelogram or long square. RULE.— Multiply the length by the breadth, and the product will be the area, or superficial content, in the same name as that in which the dimension was taken, whether inches, feet, or rods, etc. Daboll's Schoolmaster's Assistant: Improved and Enlarged; Being a Plain ... - Page 212
by Nathan Daboll - 1820 - 240 pages ## A Plain and Comprehensive Treatise of Decimals and Mensuration ..., Volume 6

William Crumpton - Arithmetic - 1766 - 309 pages
...ree. ______ _.. tilintal 'Parallelogram. RTILE. Multiply the bafe by the perpendicular altitude (viz. the length by the breadth*) and the product will be the area or fuperficial content. ' • i|t!.. 1 i . '. i EXAMPLE. Let the fide of a fquare be 3 feet 10 inches;... ## Geometrical and Graphical Essays: Containing a General Description of the ...

George Adams - Geometry - 1813 - 534 pages
...work. OF TIMBER MEASURE. PROBLEM 1. Tofnd the area, or superficial content in feet in a board or plank. Multiply the length by the breadth, and the product will be the content required. Note. If the board is tapering, add the breadth of the two ends together, and take... ## Daboll's Schoolmaster's Assistant: Improved and Enlarged. Being a Plain ...

Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1818 - 240 pages
...— 160 square rods make an acre. Therefore, 26x26=676 sq. rods, and 676-4-160=-4o. 36r. the Jlnswer. ART. 2. To measure a Parallelogram, or long square....content. EXAMPLES. 1. A certain garden, in form of along square, is 96 ft, long, and 54 wide ; how many square feet of ground are contained in it ? Jlns.... ## The new practical gager

Matthew Iley - 1820
...we have for the area 11924-6 on A, against 109-2 on B. PROBLEM II. To find the Area of a Rectangle. RULE. Multiply the length by the breadth, and the product will be the area. Let ABCD be a rectangle whereof the length is G3 inches, and the breadth 42 inches ; the area is required.... ## A New and Complete System of Arithmetick: Composed for the Use of the ...

Nicolas Pike - Arithmetic - 1822 - 532 pages
...line of numbers, to the length , that distance, laid the same way from the breadth, will point out the answer. ART. 2. To measure a Parallelogram or...product will be the area, or superficial content.* Let ABCD represent a parallelogram, whose A length is 5 feet, and breadth, 4 feet. Multiply 5 by 4.... ## A New and Concise System of Arithmetick: Containing Vulgar, Decimal, and ...

Beriah Stevens - Arithmetic - 1822 - 423 pages
...four angles, the opposiles whereof are equal ; to find tbe superficial content thereof this is the rule : — Multiply 'the length by the breadth, and the product will be the superficial content or area. EXAMPLE. Let ABCD represent a parallelogram, whose length is 18, and breadth... ## A Treatise on Practical Mensuration in Eight Parts ...

Anthony Nesbit - Measurement - 1824 - 434 pages
...Section !• SECTION III. TIMBER MEASURE. PROBLEM J. To find the superficial content of a board or plank. RULE. Multiply the length by the breadth, and the product will be the superficial content. .Vow. If the board taper, add the breadths of the two ends together- and half... ## Pike's System of Arithmetick Abridged: Designed to Facilitate the Study of ...

Nicolas Pike, Dudley Leavitt - Arithmetic - 1826 - 200 pages
...DUODECIMALS. /. To find the superficial contents of boards, fyc. where length and breadth only are considered. RULE. — Multiply the length by the breadth, and the product will be the superficial content. NOTE. — If the board or plank is tapering, add the width of both ends together,... ## Pike's System of Arithmetick Abridged: Designed to Facilitate the Study of ...

Nicolas Pike, Dudley Leavitt - Arithmetic - 1827 - 201 pages
...superficial contents of boards, Sfc where length and jbreadlh only are considered. i! i 1.'• — Multiply the length by the breadth, and the product will be the tuperficial content. NOTK. — If the hoard or plank i* tapering, add (he width of liotlv end* together,... 