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A System of Practical Mathematics [electronic resource]: Containing Vulgar and Decimal Fractions; The Extraction of the Square and Cube Roots; Multiplication of Feet, Inches, and Parts; The Mensuration of Superficies and Solids, and All Sorts of Artificers Work. Plain Geometry and Trigonometry, With Their Application in Measuring the Altitude of Objects and Distance of Places; Surveying; Spherical Geometry and Trigonometry; Astronomy, and Dialling. With a Plain Account of the Gregorian or New Style Settled by Act of Parliament; The Method for Finding the Epact, Moon's Age, Tides, &C. With Necessary Tables: Particularly the Table Calculated by the Right Honourable George Earl of Macclesfield, for Finding Easter. Tables of Logarithms, Sines and Tangents; With Their Description and Use. The Whole in a Most Easy and Plain Method; Designed for the Use of Schools, and the Benefit of Carpenters, Joiners, Bricklayers, and Other Artificers, to Whom the Practical Mathematics Are of Great and Immediate Use. To Which Are Added, by Way of Appendix, Cycles of the Primary Planets, Never Before Published: With Mr. Whiston's Cycle for the Calculation of Solar Eclipses Without Parallaxes. The Second Edition. By John Potter

Potter, John
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed for the author; and sold by E. Comyns, under the Royal-Exchange; and all Booksellers in Great Britain and Ireland, MDCCLVII. [1757]
Language
English
Description
[8], viii, 395, [137] p. : ill. ; 8⁰.
Notes
  • The last 68 leaves contain tables of logarithms, sines and tangents with separate register.
  • Braces in imprint.
  • Reproduction of original from British Library.
Reproduction Notes
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. Eighteenth century collections online s2009 miunns
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Also available in microfilm (click link to determine reel #).
Cited in
English Short Title Catalog, T144989.
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