## A Supplement to the Elements of Euclid |

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To divide a given finite

To divide a given finite

**straight line into two parts , so that the rectangle , contained by the whole**line , and the difference of those two parts , shall be in a given ratio to the square of the less of the two parts . Page 409

To divide a given finite

To divide a given finite

**straight line into two parts , so that the rectangle , contained by the whole**line , and the difference of those two parts , shall be in a given ratio to the square of the less of the two parts . Page 570

To divide a given finite

To divide a given finite

**straight line into two parts , so that the rectangle , contained by the whole**line , and the difference of those two parts , shall be in a given ratio to the square of the less of the two parts . IX . PR . Page 570

To divide a given finite

To divide a given finite

**straight line into two parts , so that the rectangle , contained by the whole**line , and the difference of those two parts , shall be in a given ratio to the square of the less of the two parts . IX . PR .### What people are saying - Write a review

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ABCD aggregate arch base bisect centre chord circle ABC circumference common constr construct describe describe the circle diameter difference distance divided double draw drawn equal equiangular equilateral extremities figure finite straight line four fourth given circle given finite straight given point given ratio given straight line greater half inscribed join less Let ABC lines be drawn magnitudes manifest manner mean meet parallel parallelogram pass perpendicular polygon PROBLEM produced PROP proportional rectangle contained right angles segment semi-diameter shewn sides similar square Supp tangent THEOREM third touch the circle trapezium triangle viii wherefore xvii xviii xxix xxvi xxxi xxxii xxxiv

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