HERE, we present several commonly used mathematical formulas, the majority of which will be needed in this text. Although the reader should already have encountered these relationships in first- and second-year college mathematics courses, we believe that it is helpful to summarize them in one location.
In Table A.1, r is the radius of an object, D is its diameter, and L is the length of the cylinder.
Additionally, the area of a triangle of base B and altitude H is A = BH/2; and the area of a rectangle of breadth B and width W is A = BW .
In the following, ...