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Page 131 - Then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term: the quotient will be the fourth term, or answer.

Page iii - PRACTICAL MINER'S GUIDE; Comprising a Set of Trigonometrical Tables adapted to all the purposes of Oblique or Diagonal, Vertical, Horizontal, and Traverse Dialling ; with their application to the Dial, Exercise of Drifts, Lodes, Slides, Levelling, Inaccessible Distances, Heights, &c.