## A Royal Road to Geometry: Or, an Easy and Familiar Introduction to the Mathematics. ... By Thomas Malton. ... |

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it is bounded by one regular and uniform curved Line , falling again into itself ;

which is called the CIRCUMFERENCE of the

...

A

**CIRCLE**is the fimplest and most perfect of all Plane Figures , therefore the first ;it is bounded by one regular and uniform curved Line , falling again into itself ;

which is called the CIRCUMFERENCE of the

**Circle**. The curved Line ABD is the...

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To draw a Tangent to a given

to determine the Point , in which a Right Line drawn from the given Point shall

touch the

the ...

To draw a Tangent to a given

**Circle**, from a Point given without the**Circle**; i . e .to determine the Point , in which a Right Line drawn from the given Point shall

touch the

**Circle**. 1 P. 12. 3 . From the given Point , A , draw AC ; to the Center ofthe ...

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Axiom ift , All Lines drawn from the Center of a

equal . As EA , EC , & c . ...

other , inwardly ( outwardly it is maD feft ) have not the fame Center . For , if they ...

Axiom ift , All Lines drawn from the Center of a

**Circle**to the Circumference areequal . As EA , EC , & c . ...

**Circles**, in the same Plane , which cut , or touch eachother , inwardly ( outwardly it is maD feft ) have not the fame Center . For , if they ...

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But , a

between AB and BO , is equal to all the conical Superficies , described ... But ,

, Cor . 1.

But , a

**Circle**, whose Radius is equal to a Mean , between AB and BF , orbetween AB and BO , is equal to all the conical Superficies , described ... But ,

**Circles**are to each other , or amongst themselves , as Squares of their Diameters, Cor . 1.

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This Poligon is greater than the Decagon , by ten Ifosceles Triangles , equal AGI ,

in the Segment AG or GB ; and it is itill less than the

or IG . 9. From all which , it is clear , that every Poligon , inscribed in a

This Poligon is greater than the Decagon , by ten Ifosceles Triangles , equal AGI ,

in the Segment AG or GB ; and it is itill less than the

**Circle**by twenty Seginents Alor IG . 9. From all which , it is clear , that every Poligon , inscribed in a

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### Popular passages

Page 124 - When you have proved that the three angles of every triangle are equal to two right angles...

Page 221 - All the interior angles of any rectilineal figure, together with four right angles, are equal to twice as many right angles as the figure has sides.

Page 285 - EG, let fall from a point in the circumference upon the diameter, is a mean proportional between the two segments of the diameter DS, EF (p.

Page 284 - IN a right-angled triangle, if a perpendicular be drawn from the right angle to the base, the triangles on each side of it are similar to the whole triangle, and to one another.

Page 186 - From this it is manifest, that if one angle of a triangle be equal to the other two, it is a right angle, because the angle adjacent to it is equal to the same two; and when the adjacent angles are equal, they are right angles.

Page 248 - To express that the ratio of A to B is equal to the ratio of C to D, we write the quantities thus : A : B : : C : D; and read, A is to B as C to D.

Page 161 - In any triangle, if a line be drawn from the vertex at right angles to the base; the difference of the squares of the sides is equal to the difference of the squares of the segments of the base.

Page 160 - In any isosceles triangle, the square of one of the equal sides is equal to the square of any straight line drawn from the vertex to the base plus the product of the segments of the base.

Page 250 - Ratios that are the same to the same ratio, are the same to one another. Let A be to B as C is to D ; and as C to D, so let E be to F.

Page 124 - Angles, taken together, is equal to Twice as many Right Angles, wanting four, as the Figure has Sides.