## The Theory and Practice of Surveying: Containing All the Instructions Requisite for the Skilful Practice of this Art |

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Then , beginning at the right hand

Then , beginning at the right hand

**column**of figures , add in the same manner as in whole numbers , and put the decimal point , in the sum directly beneath the other points . EXAMPLES Add 4.7832 3.2543 7.8251 6.03 2.857 and 3.251 ... Page 26

... and the succeeding quotients by A ; then letting these quotients remain in their situation , as seen in the example , divide them respectively by the odd numbers , and place the new quotients in a

... and the succeeding quotients by A ; then letting these quotients remain in their situation , as seen in the example , divide them respectively by the odd numbers , and place the new quotients in a

**column**by themselves . Page 145

... as at c ; and again , the like distance from 4 in a direct line towards B , where another peg is also to be left , as at d : let the distance from d to c he measured , and placed in the field - book , in U the second

... as at c ; and again , the like distance from 4 in a direct line towards B , where another peg is also to be left , as at d : let the distance from d to c he measured , and placed in the field - book , in U the second

**column**under ... Page 146

the second

the second

**column**under the denomination of angles , in a line with station No. 1 ; and in the same line , under the title of distances , in the third**column**, let the measure of the line AB in chains and links be inserted . Page 149

1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , & c . in the second

1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , & c . in the second

**column**of the radii : the measures of the respective lines of the mearing , viz AB , BC , C. , DE & c . being placed in the third**column**of distances , will complete the fieldbook . Thus , Remarks .### What people are saying - Write a review

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acres altitude angle Answer arch base bearing called centre chains chord circle Co-sec Co-sine Co-tang column compasses contained decimal degrees Dep Lat difference direct Dist distance divided divisions draw drawn east edge equal EXAMPLE extended feet figures fixed four fourth give given glass greater ground half hand height Hence Horizon inches laid land Lat Dep latitude length less logarithm manner marked measure meridian method minutes multiplied natural object observed opposite parallel perches perpendicular plane pole PROB proportion Quadrant quotient radius reduce remainder right angles right line root rule scale Secant sect side sights sine square station Sun's suppose survey taken Tang tangent theo third triangle true whole

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Page 38 - 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.

Page 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.

Page 199 - RULE. From half the sum of the three sides subtract each side severally.

Page 106 - 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.

Page 27 - The VERSED SINE of an arc is that part of the diameter which is between the sine and the arc. Thus BA is the versed sine of the arc AG.