## The Elements of Euclid: The Errors, by which Theon, Or Others, Have Long Ago Vitiated These Books, are Corrected and Some of Euclid's Demonstrations are Restored. Also, to this Second Edition is Added the Book of Euclid's Data. In Like Manner Corrected. viz. the first six books, together with the eleventh and twelfth |

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Therefore the whole square BDEC is equal to the two squares GB , HC . and the

square BDEC is

upon BA , AC . wherefore the square upon the side BC is equal to the squares ...

Therefore the whole square BDEC is equal to the two squares GB , HC . and the

square BDEC is

**described**upon the straight line BC , and the squares GB , HCupon BA , AC . wherefore the square upon the side BC is equal to the squares ...

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49 . two rectilineal figures given in species be

straight line ; they shall have a given ratio to one another . Let any two rectilineal

figures ABCDE , ABFG which are given in species , be

...

49 . two rectilineal figures given in species be

**described**See N. upon the samestraight line ; they shall have a given ratio to one another . Let any two rectilineal

figures ABCDE , ABFG which are given in species , be

**described**upon the same...

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To find the ratio of two similar rectilineal figures E , F similarly

straight lines AB , CD which have a giveni ratio to one another . let G be a third

proportional to AB , CD . Take a straight line H given in magnitude ; and because

the ...

To find the ratio of two similar rectilineal figures E , F similarly

**described**uponstraight lines AB , CD which have a giveni ratio to one another . let G be a third

proportional to AB , CD . Take a straight line H given in magnitude ; and because

the ...

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relilineal figures AG , F are

a given ratio , find their ratio by the 54. Dat , and make the ratio of K to L the same

. the figure E has to F the same ratio which H has to L. for , by the construction ...

relilineal figures AG , F are

**described**upon the straight lines AB , CD which havea given ratio , find their ratio by the 54. Dat , and make the ratio of K to L the same

. the figure E has to F the same ratio which H has to L. for , by the construction ...

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LXX . 62.78 . F two straight lines have a given ratio to one another , Sce N. and

upon one of them be

the other a parallelogram having a given angle ; if the igure have a given ratio to

the ...

LXX . 62.78 . F two straight lines have a given ratio to one another , Sce N. and

upon one of them be

**described**a rectilineal figure given in species , and uponthe other a parallelogram having a given angle ; if the igure have a given ratio to

the ...

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### Popular passages

Page 5 - Let it be granted that a straight line may be drawn from any one point to any other point.

Page 163 - If two triangles have one angle of the one equal to one angle of the other and the sides about these equal angles proportional, the triangles are similar.

Page 48 - If a straight line be divided into any two parts, the squares of the whole line, and of one of the parts, are equal to twice the rectangle contained by the whole and that part, together with the square of the other part. Let the straight line AB be divided into any two parts in the point C; the squares of AB, BC are equal to twice the rectangle AB, BC, together with the square of AC.

Page 73 - The straight line drawn at right angles to the diameter of a circle, from the extremity of it, falls without the circle; and no straight line can be drawn from the extremity between that straight line and the circumference, so as not to cut the circle...

Page 105 - If two triangles have two angles of the one equal to two angles of the other, each to each, and one side equal to one side, viz. either the sides adjacent to the equal...

Page 3 - A circle is a plane figure contained by one line, which is called the circumference, and is such that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference, are equal to one another.

Page 167 - Similar triangles are to one another in the duplicate ratio of their homologous sides.

Page 54 - AB be the given straight line ; it is required to divide it into two parts, so that the rectangle contained by the whole, and one of the parts, shall be equal to the square of the other part.

Page 47 - If a straight line be divided into two equal parts, and also into two unequal parts; the rectangle contained by the unequal parts, together with the square of the line between the points of section, is equal to the square of half the line.

Page 37 - To describe a parallelogram that shall be equal to a given triangle, and have one of its angles equal to a given rectilineal angle.