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 ## Moffatt's pupil teachers' course (ed. by T. Page). Candidates, 2nd (-4th) year

Moffatt and Paige - 1879
...if a straight line, etc. QED Proposition XI. Problem. To divide a straight line into two parts, so that the rectangle contained by the whole and one of the parts shall be equal to the square on the other part. Let AB be the given straight line. It is required to... ## Report on the Training Systems for the Navy and Mercantile Marine of England ...

French Ensor Chadwick - Merchant marine - 1880 - 207 pages
...parts are also themselves equal and parallel. 2. To divide a given straight line into two parts so that the rectangle contained by the whole and one of the parts may be equal to the square on the other part. 3. The opposite angles of any quadrilateral figure inscribed... ## The Elements of Euclid for the Use of Schools and Colleges: With Notes, an ...

Isaac Todhunter - Euclid's Elements - 1880 - 400 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 may be equal to the square on the other part. On AB describe the square ABDC; [I. 46. bisect AC at... ## Euclid for beginners, books i. and ii., with simple exercises by F.B. Harvey

Euclid, F. B. Harvey - Geometry - 1880 - 119 pages
...double the squares on BC and CD. FS PROP. XI. PROBLEM. To divide a straight line into two parts, so that the rectangle contained by the whole and one of the parts shall be equal to the square on the other part. Let AB be a straight line. It is required to divide... ## Elementary geometrical drawing, Part 2

Samuel H. Winter - 1880
...of 1£ in., touching the two smaller ones. 4. Divide a straight line 3-3 in. long 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. 5. Find both a mean1 and a third proportional to two... ## (Report).

Elizabethan club - 1880
...on OA and AB is equal to the rectangle OB . OC. 6. 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 on the other part. 7. If a straight line touch a circle, and from the... ## The student's guide to the University of Durham, with information respecting ...

1880 - 144 pages
...*the rectangle contained by the two parts. (viii.) To divide a given straight line into two parts, so that the rectangle contained by the whole and one of the parts may be equal to the square on the other part. 5. If the distances of a point from two given straight... ## Ten years' Queen's scholarship questions, 1870-9, with answers to arithmetic ...

Education Ministry of - 1880
...bisects them. What is the hypothesis in this proposition ? 4. 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 on the other part. 5. Describe a square that shall be equal to a given rectilineal... ## Military examinations. Mathematical examination papers, set for entrance to ...

...equal to the difference of the squares on AB, BC. 5. 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 on the other part. 6. If two circles touch each other externally in any... 