## Elements of Geometry, Conic Sections, and Plane Trigonometry |

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ABCD altitude angle ABC angle ACB angle BAC base bisected centre centre of symmetry chord circle circumference cone conjugate conjugate hyperbola Cosine Cotang curve described diagonals diameter directrix distance divided draw ellipse equal to AC equilateral equivalent figure foci frustum given angle given line given point given straight line greater half Hence hyperbola hypothenuse inscribed intersection join latus rectum less Let ABC line drawn logarithm major axis meet multiplied number of sides ordinate parabola parallel to BC parallelogram parallelopiped perimeter perpendicular plane MN polyedron prism produced projection Prop PROPOSITION pyramid quadrant quadrilateral radical axis radii radius ratio rectangle regular polygon right-angled triangle Scholium secant segment side AC similar sine solid angle sphere spherical square subtangent symmetrical Tang tangent THEOREM transverse axis triangle ABC vertex vertices

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