## The Encyclopedia of Architecture, Historical, Theoretical, and Practical |

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There fore the surface of the triangle is equal to that of the circle . Fig . 289 . D G B

Fig . 290 . PROPORTION . 935. DEFINITIONS . - 1. The ratio of one quantity to

another is the number of times which the first

...

There fore the surface of the triangle is equal to that of the circle . Fig . 289 . D G B

Fig . 290 . PROPORTION . 935. DEFINITIONS . - 1. The ratio of one quantity to

another is the number of times which the first

**contains**the second ; thus the ratio...

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be between the same parallels BL , AM , the surface of the parallelogram ABCD

base AD

of ...

be between the same parallels BL , AM , the surface of the parallelogram ABCD

**contains**the surface of the parallelogram FGLM as many times exactly as thebase AD

**contains**the base FM . Suppose , for example , that the base AD is tripleof ...

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The basement of the house

to such an establishment . The principal floor to which the ascent is by an

external staircase ,

communicates ...

The basement of the house

**contains**apartments for the various persons attachedto such an establishment . The principal floor to which the ascent is by an

external staircase ,

**contains**an entrance - hall , 35 feet by 30 feet , andcommunicates ...

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