Books Books A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the center and terminated both ways by the circumference, as AC in Fig. A Treatise on Spherics: Comprising the Elements of Spherical Geometry, and ... - Page iii
by Daniel Cresswell - 1816 - 294 pages ## A Treatise of Plane Trigonometry: To which is Prefixed a Summary View of the ...

Jeremiah Day - Logarithms - 1831 - 418 pages
...circumference. A semi-circle is half, and a quadrant one fourth, of a circle. II. A Diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the center, and terminated both ways by the circumference. A Radius is a straight line extending from the center to the circumference. A Chord... ## The Principles of Plane Trigonometry, Mensuration, Navigation and Surveying

Jeremiah Day - Measurement - 1831 - 520 pages
...circumference. A semi-circle is half, and a quadrant one fourth, of a circle. II. A Diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the center, and terminated both ways by the' circumference. A Radius is a straight line extending from the center to the circumference. A Chord... ## A Course of Mathematics: Containing the Principles of Plane ..., Volumes 1-3

Jeremiah Day - Geometry - 1838 - 416 pages
...circumference. A semi-circle is half, and a quadrant one fourth, of a circle. II. A Diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the center, and terminated both ways by the circumference. A Radius is a straight line extending from the center to the circumference. A Chord... ## A Course of Mathematics: Containing the Principles of Plane Trigonometry ...

Jeremiah Day - Geometry - 1839 - 432 pages
...circumference. A semi-circle is half, and a quadrant one fourth, of a circle. II. A Diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the center, and terminated both ways by the circumference. A Radius is a straight line extending from the center to the circumference. A Chord... ## Elementary Course of Geometry ...

Charles William Hackley - Geometry - 1847 - 248 pages
...a sphere is a straight line drawn from the center to any point on the surface. The diameter or axis of a sphere is a straight line drawn through the center, and terminated both ways by the surface. It appears from Def. 1 that all the radii of the same sphere are equal, and that all the diameters... ## Elements of Geometry and Conic Sections

Elias Loomis - Conic sections - 1849 - 252 pages
...C. The point C is the center of the ellipse ; and , i CF or CF' is the eccentricity. ' 5. A diameter is a straight line drawn through the center, and terminated both ways by the curve. by the curve; DD' is a diameter of the ellipse; D and D' are its vertices. 6. The extremities... ## A Course of Mathematics: Containing the Principles of Plane Trigonometry ...

Jeremiah Day - Geometry - 1851 - 418 pages
...circumference. A semi-circle is half, and a quadrant one fourth, of a circle. % II. A Diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the center, and terminated both ways by the circumference. A Radius is a straight line extending from the center to the circumference. A Chord... ## Elements of Analytical Geometry and of the Differential and Integral Calculus

Elias Loomis - Calculus - 1851 - 300 pages
...ellipse. The center of the ellipse is the middle point of the straight line joining the foci. A diameter is a straight line drawn through the center and terminated both ways by the curve. The major axis is the diameter which passes through the foci. The minor axis is the diameter... ## The Elements of Euclid: With Many Additional Propositions ..., Part 1

Euclid - Geometry - 1853 - 176 pages
...a circle is a straight line drawn from the center to the circumference, 17. A DIAMETER of a circle is a straight line drawn through the center and terminated both ways by the circumference. SCHOLIUM. Thus the curved line ABCDF is the circumference of a circle, of which E is... 