## The First Six Books: Together with the Eleventh and TwelfthJ. Balfour, 1781 - 520 pages |

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**fides**. XXVII . A right angled triangle , is that which has a right angle . XXVIII . An obtufe angled triangle , is ...**fides**equal , and all its angles right angles . XXXI . An oblong , is that which has all its angles right angles ... Page 16

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**fides**of the one equal to two**fides**of the other , each to each ; and have likewise the angles contained by thofe**fides**equal to one another ; they fhall likewife have their bafes , or third**fides**, equal ; and the two triangles fhall ... Page 17

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**fides**of the one equal to two**fides**of the other , each to each , and have likewife the angles contained by thofe**fides**equal to one another , their bafes fhall likewife be equal , and the triangles be equal , and their other angles to ... Page 18

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**fides**FA , AC are equal to the two GA , AB , each to each ; and they contain the angle FAG com- mon to the two triangles AFC , AGB ; therefore the bafe FC is e- qual to the bafe GB , and the tri- angle AFC to the triangle AGB ; and the ... Page 19

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**fides**DB , BC are equal to the two AC , CB , each to each ; and the angle DBC is equal to the angle ACB ; therefore the bafe DC is equal to the bafe AB , and the triangle DBC is equal to the triangleb ACB , the lefs to the greater ...### Other editions - View all

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Page 474 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; and each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes ; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds ; and these into thirds, &c.

Page 170 - 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 81 - THE straight line drawn at right angles to the diameter of a circle, from the extremity of...

Page 105 - DEF are likewise equal (13. i.) to two right angles ; therefore the angles AKB, AMB are equal to the angles DEG, DEF, of which AKB is equal to DEG ; wherefore the remaining angle AMB is equal to the remaining angle DEF.

Page 167 - AC the same multiple of AD, that AB is of the part which is to be cut off from it : join BC, and draw DE parallel to it : then AE is the part required to be cut off.

Page 10 - 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 62 - AB be the given straight line ; it is required to divide it into two parts, so that the rectangle contained by the whole, and one of the parts, shall be equal to the square of the other part.

Page 112 - To describe an equilateral and equiangular pentagon about a given circle. • Let ABCDE be the given circle; it is required to describe an equilateral and equiangular pentagon about the circle ABCDE. Let the angles of a pentagon, inscribed in the circle...

Page 200 - 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 38 - F, which is the common vertex of the triangles ; that is, together with four right angles. Therefore all the angles of the figure, together with four right angles, are equal to twice as many right angles as the figure has sides.