| 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;... | |
| 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... | |
| 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.... | |
| 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.... | |
| 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.... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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,... | |
| 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,... | |
| Daniel Parker - Arithmetic - 1828 - 348 pages
...18x18-324 Ans. 3. How many square rods in a lot of land, which is 30 rods squaw? Ans. 900. ARTICLE II. **To measure a parallelogram, or long square. Rule....by the breadth, and the product will be the area.** Examples. 1. A hall, in the form of a parallelogram, is 80 feet long and 60 wide j how many square... | |
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