## 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, The Book of Euclid's Data, in Like Manner Corrected. viz. the first six books, together with the eleventh and twelfthMathew Carey, and sold by J. Conrad & Company, S. F. Bradford, Birch & Small, and Samuel Etheridge. Printed by T. & G. Palmer, 116, High-Street., 1806 - Trigonometry - 518 pages |

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BCD , and from the centre B , at tulate . the distance BA , describe the circle ACE ;

and from the point C , D А E in which the circles cut one another ,

straight lines b CA , b 1. Post . CB to the points A , B ; ABC shall be an equilateral

...

BCD , and from the centre B , at tulate . the distance BA , describe the circle ACE ;

and from the point C , D А E in which the circles cut one another ,

**draw**thestraight lines b CA , b 1. Post . CB to the points A , B ; ABC shall be an equilateral

...

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it is required to

Find a the centre E of the circle , and join AE ; and from the a 1. 3 . centre E , at

the distance EA , describe the ircle AFG ; from the point D drawb DF at right

angles ...

it is required to

**draw**a straight line from A which shall touch Book III . the circle .Find a the centre E of the circle , and join AE ; and from the a 1. 3 . centre E , at

the distance EA , describe the ircle AFG ; from the point D drawb DF at right

angles ...

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From the point A

take any point D , and take AC the same multiple of AD , that AB is of the part

which is to be cut off from it ; join BC , and

part ...

From the point A

**draw**a straight line AC making any angle with AB ; and in ACtake any point D , and take AC the same multiple of AD , that AB is of the part

which is to be cut off from it ; join BC , and

**draw**A DE parallel to it : then AE is thepart ...

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And because AB , BC are equal to DE , EF , and the base AC to the base DF ; the

d 8. 1 . angle ABC is equal 4 to the angle DEF . straight lines , & c . Q.E.D. E D F

Therefore , if two PROP . XI . PROB . TO

And because AB , BC are equal to DE , EF , and the base AC to the base DF ; the

d 8. 1 . angle ABC is equal 4 to the angle DEF . straight lines , & c . Q.E.D. E D F

Therefore , if two PROP . XI . PROB . TO

**draw**a straight line perpendicular to a ... Page 209

From the point B

through DE , EF , and let it meet that plane in G ; and through G

b to ED , and GK pa- b 31. 1 . rallel to EF : and because BG is perpendicular to

the ...

From the point B

**draw**BG perpendicular a to the plane a 11. 11 . which passesthrough DE , EF , and let it meet that plane in G ; and through G

**draw**GH parallelb to ED , and GK pa- b 31. 1 . rallel to EF : and because BG is perpendicular to

the ...

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### Popular passages

Page 30 - Any two sides of a triangle are together greater than the third side.

Page 64 - To divide a given straight line into two parts, so that the rectangle contained by the whole, and one of the parts, may be equal to the square of the other part.

Page 30 - IF, from the ends of the side of a triangle, there be drawn two straight lines to a point within the triangle, these shall be less than the other two sides of the triangle, but shall contain a greater angle. Let...

Page 59 - PROP. VIII. THEOR. IF a straight line be divided into any two parts, tour 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 - If one side of a triangle be produced, the exterior angle is greater than either of the interior opposite angles.

Page 165 - 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 19 - THE angles at the base of an isosceles triangle are equal to one another : and, if the equal sides be produced, the angles upon the other side of the base shall be equal.

Page 191 - In right angled triangles, the rectilineal figure described upon the side opposite to the right angle, is equal to the similar, and similarly described figures upon the sides containing the right angle.

Page 39 - 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 sidef. For any rectilineal figure ABCDE can be divided into as many triangles as the figure has sides, by drawing straight lines from a point F within the figure to each of its angles.

Page 180 - Therefore, universally, similar rectilineal figures are to one another in the duplicate ratio of their homologous sides.