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Quadrilateral , by

Quadrilateral , by

**four**ftraight lines . XXIII . Multilateral figures , or polygons , by more than**four**straight lines . XXIV . Of three fided figures , an equilateral triangle is that which has three equal fides . XXV . Page 12

Of

Of

**four**fided figures , a fquare is that which has all its fides equal , and all its angles right angles . XXXI . An oblong , is that which has all its angles right angles , but has not all its fides equal . XXXII . Page 13

All other

All other

**four**fided figures befides these , are called Trapeziums . XXXV . Parallel ftraight lines , are fuch as are in the fame plane , and which , being produced ever so far both ways , do not meet . Book I. POSTULATES . Page 25

From this it is manifeft , that , if two ftraight lines cut one another , the angles they make at the point where they cut , are together equal to

From this it is manifeft , that , if two ftraight lines cut one another , the angles they make at the point where they cut , are together equal to

**four**right angles . COR . 2. And confequently that all the angles made by any number of ... Page 37

I. All the interior angles of any rect linear figure , together with

I. All the interior angles of any rect linear figure , together with

**four**right angies , are equal to tw ce as many right angles as the tigure has fides . For any rectilineal figure ABCDE can be divided into as many triangles as the ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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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...

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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.