## An Encyclopaedia of Architecture, Historical, Theoretical, & Practical |

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At one hundred and seventy - two

staircase of two flights ( lettered C ) , one west and the other east . On the top of

the ramp of the steps are some foliages , and a lion tearing to pieces a bull , in

bas ...

At one hundred and seventy - two

**feet**from the portals , southward , is anotherstaircase of two flights ( lettered C ) , one west and the other east . On the top of

the ramp of the steps are some foliages , and a lion tearing to pieces a bull , in

bas ...

Page 331

Required the area of a parallelogram whose length is 12-25

the content of a piece of land in the form of a rhombus whose length is 6.20

chains ...

Required the area of a parallelogram whose length is 12-25

**feet**, and height 8.5**feet**. 12-25 x 8.5 = 104 : 125**feet**, or 104**feet**14 inches . Example 2. Requiredthe content of a piece of land in the form of a rhombus whose length is 6.20

chains ...

Page 336

Whence the solidity of a body said to be of so many cubic inches ,

c . as will occupy its capacity or spa or another of equal magnitude . 1230. The

smallest solid measure in use with the architect is the cubic inch , from whi other ...

Whence the solidity of a body said to be of so many cubic inches ,

**feet**, yards , &c . as will occupy its capacity or spa or another of equal magnitude . 1230. The

smallest solid measure in use with the architect is the cubic inch , from whi other ...

Page 337

Required the convex surface of a cone or circular pyramid whose slant height is

50

the convex surface required . 1233. PROBLEM III . To find the surface of the ...

Required the convex surface of a cone or circular pyramid whose slant height is

50

**feet**and the diameter of its base 84**feet**. Here , 8.5 x 3 : 1416 x 50-2 = 667-5 ,the convex surface required . 1233. PROBLEM III . To find the surface of the ...

Page 338

Required the content of a cone whose heighit is 104

its base 9

And 3.5 being of 10

.

Required the content of a cone whose heighit is 104

**feet**and the circu ference ofits base 9

**feet**. Here , * 07958 ( Prob . 9. 1222. ) x 81 = 6.44598 area of base ,And 3.5 being of 10

**feet**, 6-44598 x 3.5 = 22-56093 is the content required . 1236.

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