## The American Builder's General Price Book and Estimator: To Elucidate the Principles of Ascertaining the Correct Value of Every Description of Artificers' Work Required in Building ... in Any Part of New England: Deduced from Extensive Experience in the Art of Building. To which are Added a Variety of Useful Tables, Memoranda, &c |

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Page 5 - From 8 times the chord of half the arc, subtract the chord of the whole arc ; one-third of the remainder will be the length of the arc nearly.

Page 73 - And every person who shall offend in manner aforesaid, shall forfeit and pay to the commonwealth, for each and every such offence, a sum not exceeding one hundred dollars, nor less than ten dollars, to be recovered...

Page 5 - To find the Circumference of a Circle, when the Diameter is given; or the Diameter, when the Circumference is given. RULE. — Multiply the diameter by 3.1416...

Page 76 - Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That so much of the act...

Page 7 - To find the Solidity of a Sphere or Globe. Rule. — Multiply the square of the diameter by...

Page 7 - ... -5236, for the content. RULE II. To 3 times the square of the radius of the segment's base, add the square of its height ; then multiply the sum by the height, and the product by -5236, for the content.

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Page 6 - Or, as 360 degrees is to the number of degrees in the arc of the sector, so is the area of the circle to the area of the sector.

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