## The Elements of Euclid |

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PROB . t + FROM the

PROB . t + FROM the

**greater**of two given straight lines to cut off a part equal to the less . Let AB and C be the two given straight lines , whereof AB is the**greater**. It is required to cut off from AB , the**greater**, a part equal to C ... Page 19

Let ABC be a triangle having the angle ABC equal to the Book L angle ACB ; the side AB is also equal to the side Ac . For if AB be not equal to AC , one of them is

Let ABC be a triangle having the angle ABC equal to the Book L angle ACB ; the side AB is also equal to the side Ac . For if AB be not equal to AC , one of them is

**greater**than the other : let AB be the**greater**, and from it cut off DB ... Page 20

1 . equal to one another , but the angle ECD is

1 . equal to one another , but the angle ECD is

**greater**than the angle BCD ; wherefore the angle FDC is likewise**greater**than BCD ; much more than is the angle BDC**greater**then the angle BCD . Again , because CB is equal to DB ... Page 26

IF one side of a triangle be produced , the exterior angle is

IF one side of a triangle be produced , the exterior angle is

**greater**than either of the interior opposite angles . a 10. 1 . Y D b 15. 1 . Let ABC be a triangle , and let its side BC be produced to D , the exterior angle ACD is**greater**... Page 27

1 these add the angle ACB ; therefore the angles ACD , ACB Book I. are

1 these add the angle ACB ; therefore the angles ACD , ACB Book I. are

**greater**than the angles ABC , ACB ; but ACD , ACB are together equal b to owo right angles ; therefore the angles b 13. 1 . ABC , BCA are less than two right angles ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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