AB of the circle into as many equal parts as the polygon is to have sides. With the points A and B as centers and radius AB, describe arcs cutting each other at C. Observational Geometry - Page 164by William Taylor Campbell - 1899 - 240 pagesFull view - About this book
| Peter Nicholson - 1809 - 428 pages
...describe two arcs intersecting each other at F. 2. From B, draw BC perpendicular, and divide the arc AC **into as many equal parts as the polygon is to have sides.** 3. Through the second division D, draw BG, make FE equal to FD, and through E, draw AG, meeting BG... | |
| Pierce Morton - Geometry - 1830 - 584 pages
...circumscribed about the circle, viz. by dividing the circumference (or conceiving it to be divided) **into as many equal parts as the polygon is to have sides,** and drawing tangents through the points of division. Then, because the area of the polygon is equal... | |
| Edward Shaw - Architecture - 1832 - 406 pages
...two arcs, intersecting each other at F. 2. From B, draw В С perpendicular, and divide the arc А С **into as many equal parts as the polygon is to have sides.** 3. Through the second division D, draw BG, make FE equal to FD, and through E, draw AG, meeting BG... | |
| Mathematics - 1835
...circumscribed about the circle, viz. bv dividing the circumference (or conceiving it to be divided) **into as many equal parts as the polygon is to have sides,** and drawing tangents through the points of division. Then, because the area of the polygon is equal... | |
| Edward Shaw - Architecture - 1836 - 208 pages
...two arcs intersecting each other at F. 2. From B, draw В С perpendicular, and divide the arc А С **into as many equal parts as the polygon is to have sides.** 3. Through the second division D, draw BG, make FE equal to FD, and through E, draw AG, meeting BG... | |
| Luther Ainsworth - Arithmetic - 1837 - 272 pages
...polygon of any given num. ber of sides ? A. Draw a circle of the diameter of the required polygon, **and divide the circumference into as many equal parts as the polygon** has sides, and the quotient will show the length of each side, which may be set off and marked accordingly.... | |
| Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1842 - 744 pages
...circle about equal in size to the required size of the polygon ; then the circumference is divided **into as many equal parts as the polygon is to have sides** ; all that then remains to complete the figure is to draw straight lines or chords between each two... | |
| William Pease - Geometry - 1843 - 80 pages
...length on either side as A C. From A as a centre, with AB as a radius, describe a semicircle. Divide it **into as many equal parts as the polygon is to have sides** (say five.) 3. Draw lines through all the divisions, (minus one,) as AD, A 3 E, A 4 F. 4. From D and... | |
| Robert Griffith Hatfield - Architecture - 1845 - 304 pages
...acdb will be the square required. Fig- 61. Fig. C2. Fig. 63. AMERICAN HOUSE-CARPENTER. feb ; divide ac **into as many equal parts as the polygon is to have sides,** and extend those divisions from c towards d ; from the second point of division counting from c towards... | |
| George Roberts Perkins - Geometry - 1847 - 308 pages
...order to inscribe a regular polygon of a certain number of sides, in a given circle, we must be able to **divide the circumference into as many equal parts as the polygon is to have sides** ; and then, by joining these successive points of division, we shall form the polygon desired. For... | |
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