Books Books AB be the given straight line ; it is required to divide it into two parts, so that the rectangle contained by the whole, and one of the parts, shall be equal to the square of the other part. The First Six Books: Together with the Eleventh and Twelfth - Page 62
by Euclid - 1781 - 520 pages ## The Elements of Euclid: Viz. the First Six Books, Together with the Eleventh ...

Euclides - 1816 - 528 pages
...straight line, £c. QED "46. 1 Ho. 1 PROP. XI. PROB. To divide a given straight line into two parts, so that the rectangle contained by the whole, and one of the parts, shall be equal to the square of the other part. Let AB be the given straight line; it is required to... ## Geometrical Problems Deducible from the First Six Books of Euclid, Arranged ...

Miles Bland - Euclid's Elements - 1819 - 377 pages
...equal to the square of AB, ie to the given square. (9.) To divide a straight line into ttvo parts, so that the rectangle contained by the whole and one of the parts may be equal to the square of a given line, which is less than the line to be divided. L,etAB be the... ## Geometrical Problems Deducible from the First Six Books of Euclid, Arranged ...

Miles Bland - Euclid's Elements - 1819 - 377 pages
...square, and their rectangle equal to a given rectangle. 9. To divide a straight line into two parts, so that the rectangle contained by the whole and one of the parts may be equal to the square of a given line, which is less than the line to be divided. 10. To divide... ## Elements of Geometry: Containing the First Six Books of Euclid, with a ...

John Playfair - Circle-squaring - 1819 - 333 pages
...the other part. Let AB be the given straight line ; it is required to divide it into two parts, so that the rectangle contained by the whole, and one of the parts, shall be equal to the square of the other part. Upon AB describe (46. 1.) the square ABDC ; bisect... ## Pantologia. A new (cabinet) cyclopædia, by J.M. Good, O. Gregory ..., Volume 5

John Mason Good - 1819
...the half and the part produced. Prop. XI. Prob. To divide a given straight lint into tu'o parts, so that the rectangle contained by the whole, and one of the parts, shall be equal tu the fquare of the other part. Prop. XII. Theor. In obtuse angled triangles, if a... ## A Popular Course of Pure and Mixed Mathematics ...: With Tables of ...

Peter Nicholson - Mathematics - 1825 - 372 pages
...the other part. Let AB be the given straight line ; it is required to divide it into two parts, so that the rectangle contained by the whole, and one of the parts, shall be equal to the square of the other part. Upon AB describe (46. I.) the square ABDC; bisect (10.... ## The Elements of Euclid: The Errors by which Theon, Or Others, Have Long ...

Robert Simson - Trigonometry - 1827 - 513 pages
...the other part. Let AB be the given straight line ; it is required to divide .it into two parts, so that the rectangle contained by the whole, and one of the parts, shall be equal to the square of the other part. Upon AB describe* the square ABDC; bisect* AC in E,... ## The Elements of Euclid: Viz. the First Six Books, Together with the Eleventh ...

Euclid - 1835 - 513 pages
...of the other part. Let AB be the given straight line; it is required to divide it into two parts, so that the rectangle contained by the whole, and one of the parts, shall be equal to the square of the other part. e 47. 1. Upon AB describe » the square ABDC ; bisect5... ## The Element of Geometry

John Playfair - Geometry - 1836 - 114 pages
...the other part. Let AB be the given straight line : it is required to divide it into two parts, so that the rectangle contained by the whole and one of the parts shall be equal to the square of the other part. Upon AB describe (16. 2.) the square ABDC; bisect (8.... 