A circle is a plane figure contained by one line, which is called the circumference, and is such, that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference are equal to one another : 16. The First Six Books with Notes - Page 2by Euclid - 1822 - 179 pagesFull view - About this book
| Euclides - 1826
...drawn { r-—j one line, which is called the circum- / /\ from one point within the figure are \ j J **equal to one another. 16. And this point is called...centre of the circle. 17. A diameter of a circle is a** certain right line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference of the circle,... | |
| Robert Simson - Trigonometry - 1827 - 513 pages
...plane figure contained by one line, which is called the circumference, and is such that all straight **lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference, are equal to one another.** XVI. And this point is called the centre of the circle. XVII. A diameter of a circle is a straight... | |
| Euclid, Dionysius Lardner - Euclid's Elements - 1828 - 324 pages
...(19) A line drawn from tire centre of a circle to its circumference is called a radius. (2(T XVII. **A diameter of a circle is a right line drawn through the centre,** terminated both ways in the circumference. (21) XVIII. A semicircle is the figure contained by the... | |
| Euclid, Robert Simson - Geometry - 1829 - 516 pages
...figure contained by one line, which is called the circumference, and is such that all straight lihes **drawn from a certain point within' the figure to the circumference, are equal to one another** : XVI. Andthis point is called the centre of the circle, XVII. A diameter of a circle is a straight... | |
| Pierce Morton - Geometry - 1830 - 272 pages
...figure contained by one / \ line, which is called the circumference, and is each that all straight **lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference are equal to one another.** This point is called the centre of the circle ; and the distance from the centre to the circumference... | |
| Peter Nicholson - Building - 1832 - 333 pages
...called its centre. The radius of a circle is a right line drawn from the centre to the circumference. **A diameter of a circle is a right line, drawn through the centre** terminating on both sides of the circumference An arc of a circle is any part of the circumference.... | |
| Euclid - Euclid's Elements - 1833 - 183 pages
...14. A plane figure is a plane surface, which is bounded on all sides by one or more lines. . Fig. 5. **15. A circle is a plane figure bounded by one line,...figure to the circumference, are equal to one another.** 1 6. And this point is called the centre of the circle. See N. 17. A diameter of a circle is a right... | |
| Euclid - 1835 - 513 pages
...contained by one line, which Book I. is called the circumference, and is such that all straight vpr"-' **lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference are equal to one another.** XVI. And this point is calledihe centre of the circle. XVII. A diameter of a circle is a straight line... | |
| Mathematics - 1835
...line, which is called the circumference, and is such that all straight lines drawn from a cer- " tain **point within the figure to the circumference are equal to one another.** This point is called the centre of the circle ; and the distance from the centre to the circumference... | |
| Mathematics - 1836 - 472 pages
...plain figure contained by one line, which is called the circumference, and is such that all straight **lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference, are equal to one another.** 12. And this point is called the centre of the circle. 13. A diameter of a circle is a straight line... | |
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