## 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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TO draw a straight line perpendicular to a

length , from a given point without it . Let AB be the

be produced to any length both ways , and let C be a point without it ; it is

required to ...

TO draw a straight line perpendicular to a

**given straight line**of an unlimitedlength , from a given point without it . Let AB be the

**given straight line**, which maybe produced to any length both ways , and let C be a point without it ; it is

required to ...

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Which was to Book VI . straight line AB , deficient by the square GK . be done . 2.

To apply a rectangle which shall be equal to a given square , to a

Which was to Book VI . straight line AB , deficient by the square GK . be done . 2.

To apply a rectangle which shall be equal to a given square , to a

**given straight****line**, exceeding by a square . E Let AB be the**given straight line**, and let the ... Page 337

3 . equal to the rectangle EA , H AH , that is , to the

and that which A B was required is done : but if EG , GL be unequal , EG Q must

be the greater : and therefore the circle EHF cuts the

...

3 . equal to the rectangle EA , H AH , that is , to the

**given**rectM L N angle C , D ;and that which A B was required is done : but if EG , GL be unequal , EG Q must

be the greater : and therefore the circle EHF cuts the

**straight line**AB ; let it cut it in...

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... editor did not perceive that Book XII . the perpendicular drawn from the point K

to the

this may be done is not

demonstrate ...

... editor did not perceive that Book XII . the perpendicular drawn from the point K

to the

**straight line**BD must necessarily fall ... but , as the construction by whichthis may be done is not

**given**, it was thought proper to**give**it , and todemonstrate ...

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BC which is given , therefore AK is · E G C b 24. 6 . given ; and BK is similar to AC

, therefore BK is given in species . And since the parallelogram AK given in

magniI HL tude is applied to the

BC which is given , therefore AK is · E G C b 24. 6 . given ; and BK is similar to AC

, therefore BK is given in species . And since the parallelogram AK given in

magniI HL tude is applied 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.