## First Steps in Geometry: A Series of Hints for the Solution of Geometrical Problems with Notes on Euclid, Useful Working Propositions and Many Examples |

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A B C ABCD acute apply base bisector bisects the angle Book centre circle construction contained converse deductions described determine diagonals diameter difference distances divided double draw drawn equal equal to BC established Euclid Example figure four given point given straight line greater half Hence intersect isosceles triangle join less line A B locus manner meet method notice obvious opposite sides pair parallel parallelogram pass perpendicular problem produced proof Prop properties proposition prove quadrilateral rect rectangle A B relation remaining respects right angles shown solution solved square squares on A C student Suppose taken third triangle ABC twice the rectangle vertical angle

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