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SIMILAR triangles are to one another in the duplicate ratio of their homologous sides.
The Elements of Euclid; viz. the first six books, together with the eleventh ... - Page 167
by Euclides - 1814

Calendar of the McGill University, Montreal

McGill University - 1865
...proportion, and show that it agrees with Euclid's. 9. Find a third proportional to two given lines. 10. Similar triangles are to one another in the duplicate ratio of their homologous sides. 11. If 3 men can mow 7 acres of grass in 5 days of 9 hours each, in how many days of 8 hours each will...

A Rudimentary Treatise on Land and Engineering Surveying, with all the ...

Thomas BAKER (Civil Engineer) - 1865 - 232 pages
...then, the triangle ABC is to the triangle AED as the square of AB is to I lie. square of AE : that is, similar triangles are to one another in the duplicate ratio of their homologous sides. (Euc. VI. 19.) THEOREM VIII. All similar figures are to one another as the squares of their homologous,...

Rudimentary treatise on mensuration and measuring

Thomas Baker (C.E.) - 1865
...greatest angle : theorem, 17 ; any two angles being Rven, the, becomes known : theorem, ' ; similar, are to one another in the duplicate ratio of their homologous sides: theorem, 17. Triangular prism, definition of, 52. Triangular fields, method of surveying with chain...

A collection of elementary test questions in pure and mixed mathematics ...

James Robert Christie - Mathematics - 1866 - 404 pages
...together with the segmenta of the former will be equal to the square of the radius of the circle. i 3. Similar triangles are to one another in the duplicate ratio of their homologous sides. 4. If two straight lines be at right angles to the same plane, they shall be parallel to one another....

The Elements of Euclid for the Use of Schools and Colleges: Comprising the ...

Euclid, Isaac Todhunter - Euclid's Elements - 1867 - 400 pages
...qf similar triangles, having the same ratio to one another that the polygons have; and the polygons are to one another in the duplicate ratio of their homologous sides. Let ABCDE, FGHKL be similar polygons, and let AB be the side homologous to the side FG : the polygons ABCDE,...

The Elements of Euclid for the Use of Schools and Colleges: Comprising the ...

Euclid, Isaac Todhunter - Euclid's Elements - 1867 - 400 pages
...; and it has already been shewn for triangles ; therefore universally, similar rectilineal figures are to one another in the duplicate ratio of their homologous sides. COROLLARY 2. If to AB and FG, two of the homologous sides, a third proportional M be taken, [VI. 11....

Euclid's Elements of Geometry: Chiefly from the Text of Dr. Simson, with ...

Robert Potts - 1868 - 410 pages
...angles proportionals, they are similar to one another. In the same manner a rectilineal figure of six sides may be described upon a given straight line similar to one given, and so on. QEF PROPOSITION XIX. THEOREM. Similar triangles are to one another in the duplicate ratio of their...

How I rose in the world, Volume 1; Volume 14

How - 1868
...English, Latin, and Greek tongues, and understood (what few lads of my age then understood) , that ' similar triangles are to one another in the duplicate ratio of their homologous sides." In a word, then, I was something of a scholar, and I may well be forgiven if I were a little proud...