Elements of Geometry, Plane and Spherical: With Numerous Practical Problems

Ivison, Phinney, Blakeman & Company, 1869

Contents

 PLANE GEOMETRY 9 Units of Measure 15 BOOK II 59 BOOK III 88 BOOK V 130
 Practical Problems 142 BOOK VI 152 BOOK VII 172 Practical Problems 229 Miscellaneous Propositions in Plane Geometry 238

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Page 56 - If a straight line be divided into two equal parts, and also into two unequal parts; the rectangle contained by the unequal parts, together with the square of the line between the points of section, is equal to the square of half the line.
Page 39 - If two triangles have the three sides of the one equal to the three sides of the other, each to each, the triangles are congruent.
Page 28 - Therefore all the interior angles of the figure, together with four right angles, are equal to twice as many right angles as the figure has sides.
Page 253 - If two triangles have two angles of the one equal to two angles of the other, each to each, and one side equal to one side, viz.
Page 121 - In a given circle to inscribe a triangle equiangular to a given triangle. Let ABC be the given circle, and DEF the given triangle ; it is required to inscribe in the circle ABC a triangle equiangular to the triangle DEF.
Page 111 - From a given point, to draw a line parallel to a given line. Let A be the given point, and BC the given line.
Page 172 - A cylinder is conceived to be generated by the revolution of a rectangle about one of its sides as an axis.
Page 94 - The angle in a semicircle is a right angle ; the angle in a segment greater than a semicircle is less than a right angle ; and the angle in a segment less than a semicircle is greater than a right angle.
Page 75 - FGL ; (vi. 6.) and therefore similar to it ; (vi. 4.) wherefore the angle ABE is equal to the angle FGL: and, because the polygons are similar, the whole angle ABC is equal to the whole angle FGH ; (vi.
Page 127 - If the vertices of a regular inscribed polygon are joined with the middle points of the arcs subtended by the sides of the polygon, the joining lines will form a regular inscribed polygon of double the number of sides.