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" To twice the length of the base add the length of the edge ; multiply the sum by the breadth of the base, and by one-sixth of the height. "
The operative mechanic's workshop companion, and the scientific gentleman's ... - Page 39
by William Templeton (engineer.) - 1855
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The complete measurer: or, The whole art of measuring, containing the ...

Thomas Keith - 1817 - 306 pages
...are contained therein? ' , Ant. 92'348l6 feet. PROBLEM IX. To fold the Solidity of a Wedge. ROLE*'. To twice the length of the base, add the length of the edge; multiply the sum by the breadth * Dtmmttrattm. Let AB CD x F represent a wedge : now, when the length of the edge c D is equal to the...
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Hawney's Complete Measurer: Or, The Whole Art of Measuring: Being a Plain ...

William Hawney - 1820 - 336 pages
...angled parallelogram for its base, and two of its sides meeting in an edge. To find the Solidity. RULE. To twice the length of the base add the length of...edge, multiply the sum by the breadth of the base, and that product by the perpendicular height of the wedge ; and one-sixth of the last product will be the...
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A Treatise on Practical Mensuration in Eight Parts ...

Anthony Nesbit - 1824 - 476 pages
...that name until the fifteenth century. PROBLEM IX. Tojind the solidity of a cuneus or wedge. RULE. To twice the length of the base, add the length of...edge, multiply the sum by the breadth of the base, and this product by the perpendicular height of the wedge ; and of the last product will be the solidity....
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A treatise on practical geometry, mensuration, conic sections, gauging, and ...

Ireland commissioners of nat. educ - 1834 - 370 pages
...perpendicular to the plane AC, the wedge is of the common kind ; CG is its edge, and ARBO its back. RULE II. To twice the length of the base, add the length of...edge, multiply the sum by the breadth of the base, and the product by the height of the wedge, and -| of the last product will be the solidity ; that is,...
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Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry

Adrien Marie Legendre - 1836 - 394 pages
...perpendicular distance between its bases. , PROBLEM VII. To find the solidity of a wedge. RULE. — To twice the length of the base add the length of the edge. Multiply this sum by the breadth of the base, and then by the altitude of the wedge, and take one-sixth of the...
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A Treatise on Mensuration for the Use of Schools

Commissioners of National Education in Ireland - 1837 - 290 pages
...perpendicular to the plane AC, the wedge is of the common kind ; CG is its edge, and ARBO to beck. RULE II. To twice the length of the base, add the length of...edge, multiply the sum by the breadth of the base, and the product by the height of the wedge, and ^ of the last product will be the solidity, that is, (2...
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A complete treatise on practical land-surveying

Thomas Holliday - 1838 - 404 pages
...breadth of the base, perpendicular height, and the length of the edge, for the solidity. Rule.—To twice the length of the base, add the length of the...edge, multiply the sum by the breadth of the base, and this product by the perpendicular height of the wedge, and onesixth of the last product will be the...
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The Practical Engineer's Pocket Guide: Containing a Concise Treatise on the ...

1847 - 190 pages
...depth = 95-8l88 cubic feet, and X 6-232 = 597-1427 gallonsTo Jind the solid contents of a wedgeRule — To twice the length of the base add the length of...and by the perpendicular height from the base, and one sixth of the product is the solid contentsApplication of the RuleRequired the solidity of a wedge,...
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The American Arithmetic

James Robinson (of Boston.) - 1847 - 304 pages
...we live, supposing the diameter to be 7912 miles? Al't. 987". To FIND THE SOLIDITY OF A WEDGE. RULE. To twice the length of the base add the length of...edge; multiply the sum by the breadth of the base, and the product by one sixth of the perpendicular from the edge upon the base ; this product will be the...
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Principles of geometry, mensuration, trigonometry, land-surveying, and ...

Thomas Tate (mathematical master.) - 1848 - 284 pages
...whole surface. Ans. 1061 c.ft. and 643-2 sq.ft. 21. PROBLEM. To find the solidity of a wedge. EULE. To twice the length of the base, add the length of the edge, multiply this sum by the product of the breadth of the base and the height of the wedge, and ^ of the last product...
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