## The Elements of Euclid: The Errors by which Theon, Or Others, Have Long Vitiated These Books, are Corrected, and Some of Euclid's Demonstrations are Restored. Also 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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To draw a straight line

To draw a straight line

**perpendicular**to a given straight line of an unlimited length , from a given point without it . Let AB be the given straight line , which may be produced to any length both ways , and let C be a point without it ... Page 15

The straight line CH , drawn from the given point C , shall be

The straight line CH , drawn from the given point C , shall be

**perpendicular**to the given straight line AB . Join CF , CG : and because FH is equal + to HG , and + Constr . HC common to the two triangles FHC , GHC , the two sides FH ... Page 50

In obtuse angled triangles , if a

In obtuse angled triangles , if a

**perpendicular**be drawn from either of the acute angles to the opposite side produced , the square of the side subtending the obtuse angle 50 EUCLID'S ELEMENTS . Page 51

... the

... the

**perpendicular**falls , and the straight line intercepted without the triangle between the**perpendicular**and the ... the obtuse angle ACB , and from the point A let AD be drawn ***perpendicular**to BC produced : the square of * 12. Page 52

Lastly , let the side AC be

Lastly , let the side AC be

**perpendicular**to BC : then BC is the straight line between the**perpendicular**and the acute angle at B : and it is manifest that the squares of AB , * 47. 1. and BC , are equal * to the square of AC and 2 Ax ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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Page 141 - 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 40 - If there be two straight lines, one of which is divided into any number of parts, the rectangle contained by the two straight lines is equal to the rectangles contained by the undivided line, and the several parts of the divided line. Let...

Page 26 - If a straight line fall upon two parallel straight lines, it makes the alternate angles equal to one another, and the exterior angle equal to the interior and opposite upon the same side, and also the two interior angles upon the same side together equal to two right angles.

Page 46 - If a straight line be divided into any two parts, four times the rectangle contained by the whole line and one of the parts, together with the square of the other part, is equal to the square of the straight line which is made up of the whole and that part.

Page 28 - Cor. angles; that is * together with four right angles. There1s, 1. fore all the angles of the figure, together with four right angles, are equal to twice as many right angles as the figure has sides.

Page 21 - If two triangles have two sides of the one equal to two sides of the other, each to each, but the angle contained by the two sides of one of them greater than the angle contained by the two sides equal to them, of the other ; the base of that which has the greater angle shall be greater than the base of the other.

Page 12 - IF two triangles have two sides of the one equal to two sides of the other, each to each, and have likewise their bases equal; the angle. which is contained by the two sides...

Page 169 - Wherefore, in equal circles &c. QED PROPOSITION B. THEOREM If the vertical angle of a triangle be bisected by a straight line which likewise cuts the base, the rectangle contained by the sides of the triangle is equal to the rectangle contained by the segments of the base, together with the square on the straight line which bisects the angle.

Page 5 - LET it be granted that a straight line may be drawn from any one point to any other point. 2. That a terminated straight line may be produced to any length in a straight line. 3. And that a circle may be described from any centre, at any distance from that centre.

Page 97 - 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.