## Euclid's Elements of Geometry: From the Latin Translation of Commandine. To which is Added, a Treatise of the Nature and Arithmetic of Logarithms; Likewise Another of the Elements of Plane and Spherical Trigonometry; with a Preface, Shewing the Usefulness and Excellency of this Work |

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**Thefe**acute Phi- lofophers pretend to have difcovered , that Euclid's Definitions are not perfpicuous enough ; that his Demonftrations are scarcely evident ; that his whole Elements are ill- difpofed ; and that they have found out innu ... Page 2

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**thefe**Cavillers ; but it will eafily appear to any one , moderately verfed in**thefe**Elements , that they rather fhew their own Idleness , than any real Faults in Euclid . Nay , I dare venture to fay , there is not one of**thefe**new ... Page 6

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**thefe**Accounts , principally , it was , that I undertook to publish the first fix Books of Euclid , with the 11th and 12th , accord- ing to Commandinus's Edition ; the rest I forbore , becaufe those , first - mentioned , are fufficient ... Page 9

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**thefe**, which was omitted , is here fupplied : And that which was cor- rupted is here restored * . And fince feveral Perfons , to whom the Elements of Geometry are of vast Use , either are not so fufficiently fkilled in , or perhaps ... Page 11

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**thefe**two Cafes in Page 322 . The Determination of the 3d Cafe of Oblique Plane Triangles , fee in Page 224 . SAM . CUNN . TH HE Reader is now prefented with a more cor- Mr. CUNN'S PREFACE . The Determination of the 3d Cafe of ...### Other editions - View all

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A B C adjacent Angles alfo equal alſo Angle ABC Baſe becauſe bifected Centre Circle ABCD Circumference Cofine Cone confequently Coroll Cylinder defcribed demonftrated Diameter Diſtance drawn thro equal Angles equiangular Equimultiples faid fame Altitude fame Multiple fame Plane fame Proportion fame Reaſon fecond fhall be equal fimilar fince firft folid Parallelepipedon fome fore ftand fubtending given Right Line Gnomon greater join leffer lefs likewife Logarithm Magnitudes Meaſure Number oppofite parallel Parallelogram perpendicular Polygon Prifm Prop PROPOSITION Pyramid Quadrant Ratio Reafon Rectangle Rectangle contained remaining Angle Right Angles Right Line A B Right-lined Figure Segment ſhall Sides A B Sine Square Subtangent thefe THEOREM thofe thoſe tiple Triangle ABC Unity Vertex the Point Wherefore whofe Bafe whoſe

### Popular passages

Page 195 - 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.

Page 165 - IF two triangles have one angle of the one equal to one angle of the other, and the sides about the equal angles proportionals : the triangles shall be equiangular, and shall have those angles equal which are opposite to the homologous sides.

Page 169 - Equal parallelograms which have one angle of the one equal to one angle of the other, have their sides about the equal angles...

Page xxii - ... sides equal to them of the other. Let ABC, DEF be two triangles which have the two sides AB, AC equal to the two sides DE, DF, each to each, viz. AB...

Page 54 - If a straight line be divided into any two parts, four times the rectangle contained by the whole line, and one of the parts, together with the square of the other part, is equal to the square of the straight line which is made up of the whole and that part.

Page 123 - GB is equal to E, and HD to F; GB and HD together are equal to E and F together : wherefore as many magnitudes as...

Page 215 - CD; therefore AC is a parallelogram. In like manner, it may be proved that each of the figures CE, FG, GB, BF, AE, is a parallelogram...

Page 196 - ABC, and they are both in the same plane, which is impossible ; therefore the straight line BC is not above the plane in which are BD and BE: wherefore, the three straight lines BC, BD, BE are in one and the same plane. Therefore, if three straight lines, &c.

Page 161 - And because HE is parallel to KC, one of the sides of the triangle DKC, as CE to ED, so is...

Page 207 - A plane is perpendicular to a plane, when the straight lines drawn in one of the planes perpendicular to the common section of the two planes, are perpendicular to the other plane. V. The inclination of a straight line to a plane...