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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

## Annual Report

...is three times the square on the shorter. 4. (a) 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. II. 11. (6) Divide a given straight line externally in...

## The Dream of the West, Pt II, Part 2

Brian Lasater - History - 2008 - 600 pages
...which is a variation on (a + b)(a - b) = a2 -- b2. Theorem 7 (II, 11) To cut a given straight line so that the rectangle contained by the whole and one of the parts is equal to the square of the other. Let the given line be AB. The problem is to find a point H on...

## Pass school, group A (-D).

...between the same parallels, are equal to one another. 9. 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. 10. In a circle the angle in a semicircle is a right...

## Register

University of Cambridge - 1853
...a line gin in position an equilateral triangle. 3. 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 « the other part. In the figure, if H be the point of division of the...

## Report of the examination held (Dec. 1859)-73

...square of the line between the points of section. 6. To divide a given straight line into two parts, so that the rectangle contained by the whole and one of the parts ehall be equal to the square of the other part. 7. To draw a straight line from a given point, either...

## Examination,Midsummer,1879

Education Department - 1879
...proposition and state it algebraically. SECTION III. 1. 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 on the other part. If the straight line AB be divided in C so that the...