# Euclid's Elements of plane geometry [book 1-6] explicitly enunciated, by J. Pryde. [With] Key

### Contents

 FIRST BOOK 1 SECOND BOOK 47 THIRD BOOK 67 FOURTH BOOK 99 FIFTH BOOK 115 FIFTH BOOKSUPPLEMENT 134 SIXTH BOOK 149
 ON THE QUADRATURE OF THE CIRCLE c 189 GEOMETRICAL MAXIMA AND MINIMA 205 GEOMETRICAL ANALYSIS 214 PLANE LOCI 216 ANALYTICAL TRIGONOMETRY 233 APPENDIX 244 THIRD BOOK 252

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Page 23 - 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 52 - If a straight line be bisected, and produced to any point; the rectangle contained by the whole line thus produced, and the part of it produced, together with the square of half the line bisected, is equal to the square of the straight line which is made up of the half and the part produced.
Page 51 - If a straight line be divided into two equal parts, and also into two unequal parts, the rectangle contained by the unequal parts, together with the square on the line between the points of section, is equal to the square on half the line.
Page 53 - If a straight line be divided into any two parts, the squares of the whole line, and of one of the parts, are equal to twice the rectangle contained by the whole and that part, together with the square of the other part. Let the straight line AB be divided into any two parts in the point C ; the squares of AB, BC are equal to twice the rectangle AB, BC...
Page 3 - 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 29 - 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.
Page 117 - And the same thing is to be understood when it is more briefly expressed by saying, a has to d the ratio compounded of the ratios of e to f, g to h, and k to l. In like manner, the same things being supposed, if m has to n the same ratio which a has to d ', then, for shortness...
Page 13 - Upon the same base, and on the same side of it, there cannot be two triangles that have their sides which are terminated in one extremity of the base equal to one another, and likewise those which are terminated in the other extremity.
Page 159 - From the point A draw a straight line AC, making any angle with AB ; and in AC take any point D, and take 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. Because ED is parallel to one of the sides of the triangle ABC, viz. to BC ; as CD is to DA, so is (2.
Page 60 - CB, BA, by twice the rectangle CB, BD. Secondly, Let AD fall without the triangle ABC. Then, because the angle at D is a right angle, the angle ACB is greater than a right angle ; (i.