# An elementary course of practical mathematics, Part 2

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Page 4 - In a Right-angled Triangle, the side opposite the right angle is called the Hypothenuse ; and the other two sides are called the Legs, and sometimes the Base and Perpendicular.
Page 72 - Square Measure 144 square inches = 1 square foot 9 square feet = 1 square yard 30£...
Page 60 - The side of a square is equal to the square root of half the square of its diagonal.
Page 41 - The square described on the hypothenuse of a rightangled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares described on the other two sides.
Page 12 - The diameter of a circle is a straight line passing through the centre and terminated both ways by the circumference...
Page 61 - A ladder 40 feet long may be so placed that it will reach a window 33 feet high on one side of the street, and by turning it over without moving its foot it will reach a window 21 feet high on the other side. Find the breadth of the street.
Page 101 - From three times the diameter of the sphere subtract twice the height of the segment; multiply this remainder by the square of the height and the product by 0.5236.
Page 98 - ADD THE LENGTH OF THE EDGE TO TWICE THE LENGTH OF THE BASE, AND MULTIPLY THE SUM BY £ OF THE PRODUCT OF THE HEIGHT OF THE WEDGE AND THE BREADTH OF THE BASE.
Page 78 - From half the sum of the three sides, subtract each side separately; multiply the half sum and the three remainders together, and the square root of the product will be the area required.
Page 5 - A pentagon is a polygon of five sides ; a hexagon, of six sides ; a heptagon, of seven ; an octagon, of eight ; a nonagon, of nine ; a decagon, of ten ; an undecagon, of eleven ; and a dodecagon, of twelve sides.