## Pure mathematics, Volume 1 |

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Page 118 - Wherefore, if a straight line, &c. QED PROPOSITION XXVIII. THEOREM. If a straight line falling upon two other straight lines, make the exterior angle equal to...

Page 105 - When a straight line standing on another straight line makes the adjacent angles equal to one another, each of the angles is called a right angle; and the straight line which stands on the other is called a perpendicular to it.

Page 115 - 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 90 - A circle is a plane figure contained by one line, which is called the circumference, and is such, that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference are equal to one another : 16.

Page 275 - The opposite angles of any quadrilateral figure inscribed in a circle, are together equal to two right angles.

Page 96 - J which the equal sides are opposite, shall be equal, each to each, viz. the angle ABC to the angle DEF, and the angle ACB to DFE.

Page 273 - If a straight line touch a circle, and from the point of contact a straight line be drawn cutting the circle ; the angles which this line makes with the line touching the circle, shall be equal to the angles which are in the alternate segments of the circle.

Page 93 - If a straight line meets two straight lines, so as to " make the two interior angles on the same side of it taken " together less than two right angles...

Page 114 - IMS the greater base shall be greater t/uin the angle contained by the sides equal to them of the other. Let ABC, DEF, be two triangles, which have The two sides AB, AC...

Page 130 - To a given straight line to apply a parallelogram, which shall be equal to a given triangle, and have one of its angles equal to a given rectilineal angle.