| George Anthony Hill - Geometry - 1880 - 314 pages
...number of linear units in the base by the number of linear units in the altitude. Or, more briefly : **The area of a rectangle is equal to the product of its** base by its altitude. If the area and base are known, how can the altitude be found? If the area and... | |
| George Albert Wentworth - 1881
...= ) is to be read " equal in area." R a' К a' 1 GEOMETRY. BOOK IV. PROPOSITION III. THEOREM. 319. **The area of a rectangle is equal to the product of its** base and altitude. \ U b 1 Let IÍ be the rectangle, b the base, and a the altitude ; and let U be... | |
| Henry Bartlett Maglathlin - Arithmetic - 1882 - 368 pages
...1 square inch each ; and 2 such rows contain 2 times 3 square inches, or 6 square inches. That is, **The area of a rectangle is equal to the product of its length and breadth,** taken in the same denomination. Also, One of the dimensions of a rectangle is equal to the area divided... | |
| Isaac Sharpless - Geometry - 1882 - 266 pages
...AB, have to each other the same ratio. Hence AFH : ADG :: AFxAH : ADxAG. Proposition 16. Theorem. — **The area of a rectangle is equal to the product of its** adjacent sides. Let AC be a rectangle ; its area is equal to the product of AB and BC. GEOMETRY.—... | |
| Daniel W. Fish - Arithmetic - 1883
...of each rectangle. The units' figure of the root is equal to the width of one of these rectangles. **The area of a rectangle is equal to the product of its length and** width (Í2 15); hence, if the area be divided by the length, the quotient will be the 20 400 width.... | |
| Daniel W. Fish - Arithmetic - 1883 - 352 pages
...of each rectanple. The units' figure of the root is equal to the width of one of these rectangles. **The area of a rectangle is equal to the product of its length and** width (2 15); hence, if the area be divided by the length, the quotient will be the width. Now, since... | |
| Alfred Hix Welsh - Geometry - 1883 - 267 pages
...ab : a'b'. Q. E . D. QUERY. What Problem of Ch. V is involved in the construction of R"? THEOREM IV. **The area of a rectangle is equal to the product of its** base by its altitude. R 4 6' Let R be any rectangle with base b and altitude a. Upon any assumed base,... | |
| Edward Olney - Geometry - 1883 - 333 pages
...of their bases by their altitudes. 349. SCHOLIUM.—The arithmetical signification of the theorem, **The area of a rectangle is equal to the product of its** txixe, and altitude, is this: Let the base be 6 and the altitude a; then we have, by the proposition,... | |
| Evan Wilhelm Evans - Geometry - 1884 - 155 pages
...XII); that is, the two diagonals bisect each other in E. Therefore, the diagonals, etc. THEOREM XXIII. **The area of a rectangle is equal to the product of its** base by its altitude. Let ABCD be a rectangle. It D c is to be proved that its area is equal to the... | |
| George Albert Wentworth - Arithmetic - 1886 - 372 pages
...rectangle equivalent to the square, but which cannot be made to coincide with it. FIG. 43. 417. THEOREM. **The area of a rectangle is equal to the product of its** base by its altitude (§ 160). 418. THEOREM. The area of a square, therefore, is equal to the square... | |
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