## Euclid's Elements of Geometry: The Six First Books. To which are Added, Elements of Plain and Spherical Trigonometry, a System of Conick Sections, Elements of Natural Philosophy, as Far as it Relates to Astronomy, According to the Newtonian System, and Elements of Astronomy: with Notes |

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... order and fitness to answer the purposes for which they appear to have been

... order and fitness to answer the purposes for which they appear to have been

**formed**, speak aloud the infinite wisdom , power and goodness of their ... Page x

... he may have shewn some of these gentlemen the manuscript , as they could otherwise hardly have

... he may have shewn some of these gentlemen the manuscript , as they could otherwise hardly have

**formed**a judgment of it , and he had no injunction to the ... Page 13

... be directed in the prosecution of this science , and which have been

... be directed in the prosecution of this science , and which have been

**formed**after mature consideration , are few and obvious ; and are as follow : 1. Page 15

... the other two somewhere in the legs ; thus , the angle

... the other two somewhere in the legs ; thus , the angle

**formed**by the lines DB , BC , meeting in B , is called the angle DBC or CBD . A A V -D B 20. Page 41

Take any point F within the figure , and B draw FA , FB , FC , FD , FE ; there are

Take any point F within the figure , and B draw FA , FB , FC , FD , FE ; there are

**formed**as many triangles as the figure has sides , all the angles of ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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Page 40 - Therefore all the interior angles of the figure, together with four right angles, are equal to twice as many right angles as the figure has sides.

Page 172 - If two triangles have an angle of one equal to an angle of the other...

Page 116 - To describe an isosceles triangle, having each of the angles at the base double of the third angle.

Page 13 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes ; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds.

Page 440 - Absolute, true, and mathematical time, of itself, and from its own nature, flows equably without relation to anything external, and by another name is called duration: relative, apparent, and common time, is some sensible and external (whether accurate or unequable) measure of duration by the means of motion, which is commonly used instead of true time; such as an hour, a day, a month, a year.

Page 94 - Upon the same straight line, and upon the same side of it, there cannot be two similar segments of circles, not coinciding with one another.

Page 382 - ... figure, together with four right angles, are equal to twice as many right angles as the figure has be divided into as many triangles as the figure has sides, by drawing straight lines from a point F within the figure to each of its angles.

Page 47 - Equal triangles on the same base, and on the same side of it, are between the same parallels.