A Collection of Problems and Examples, Adapted to the "Elementary Course of Mathematics".: With an Appendix, Containing the Questions Proposed During the First Three Days of the Senate-house Examinations in the Years 1848, 1849, 1850, and 1851
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Page 111 - If two triangles have two sides of the one equal to two sides of the...
Page 111 - 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 on the line between the points of section, is equal to the square on half the line.
Page 112 - EQUAL straight lines in a circle are equally distant from the centre ; and those which are equally distant from the centre, are equal to one another.
Page 144 - ... a circle. 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 160 - Triangles upon equal bases, and between the same parallels, are equal to one another.
Page 112 - If two triangles have one angle of the one equal to one angle of the other and the sides about these equal angles proportional, the triangles are similar.