Elements of Geometry: Containing the First Six Books of Euclid, with a Supplement on the Quadrature of the Circle, and the Geometry of Solids. To which are Added, Elements of Plane and Sperical Trigonometry

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W.E. Dean, 1844 - Euclid's Elements - 317 pages
 

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Page 99 - 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 72 - THE angles in the same segment of a circle are equal to one another...
Page 27 - Straight lines which are parallel to the same straight line are parallel to one another. Triangles and Rectilinear Figures. The sum of the angles of a triangle is equal to two right angles.
Page 78 - The angle in a semicircle is a right angle; the angle in a segment greater than a semicircle is less than a right angle; and the angle in a segment less than a semicircle is greater than a right angle.
Page 82 - IF from any point without a circle two straight lines be drawn, one of which cuts the circle, and the other touches it ; the rectangle contained by the whole line which cuts the circle, and the part of it without the circle, shall be equal to the square of the line which touches it.
Page 13 - UPON the same base, and on the same side of it, there cannot be two triangles that have their sides which are terminated in one extremity of the base equal to one another, and likewise those which are terminated in the other extremity.
Page 79 - If a straight line touch a circle, and from the point of contact a...
Page 22 - AT a given point in a given straight line, to make a rectilineal angle equal to a given rectilineal angle. Let AB be the given straight line, and A...
Page 138 - EQUIANGULAR parallelograms have to one another the ratio which is compounded of the ratios of their sides.
Page 140 - AB is (7. 5.) to AD, as AE to AG ; and DC to CB, as GF to FE; and also CD to DA, as FG to GA ; therefore the sides of the parallelograms ABCD, AEFG about the equal angles are proportionals; and they are therefore similar to one another (1.

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