## Elements of Geometry, Theoretical and Practical: Containing a Full Explanation of the Construction and Use of Tables, and a New System of Surveying |

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Page 11 - If two triangles have two sides of the one equal to two sides of the...

Page 258 - ... 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. Let ABC, DEF be two triangles, which have the two sides AB, AC, equal to...

Page 64 - Any exterior angle of a triangle is equal to the sum of the two opposite interior angles.

Page 189 - As the sine of the angle opposite the given side, is to the sine of the angle opposite the required side ; so is the given side to the required side.

Page 39 - In a series of equal ratios, any antecedent is to its consequent, as the sum of all the antecedents is to the sum of all the consequents. Let a: 6 = c: d = e :/. Then, by Art.

Page 77 - ... by four times the square of the line joining the middle points of the diagonals.

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Page 171 - The sum of the sines of two arcs is to their difference, as the tangent of half the sum of those arcs is to the tangent of half their difference.

Page 258 - If two sides and the included angle of the one are respectively equal to two sides and the included angle of the other...

Page 74 - If two triangles have one angle of the one equal to one angle of the other, and the sides about the equal angles proportional, the triangles shall be equiangular, and have those angles equal which subtend the homologous sides.