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by William Taylor Campbell - 1899 - 240 pages ## Elements of Geometry

Adrien Marie Legendre - Geometry - 1819 - 208 pages
...the measure of angles. DEFTJWTIOW3. 90. THE circumfrence of a circle is a curved line all the ipoints of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre. The circle is the space terminated by this curved line*. Fig. 46. 91. Every straight line CA, CE, CD (Jig.... ## Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry: With Notes

Adrien Marie Legendre - Geometry - 1822 - 367 pages
...VII. THE SPHERE. Definitions. I. The sphere is a solid terminated by a curve surface, a1' the points of which are equally distant from a point within, called the centre. D The sphere may be conceived to be generated by the revolution of a semicircle DAE about its diameter... ## Elements of Geometry

Adrien Marie Legendre - Geometry - 1825 - 224 pages
...the Measure of Angles. DEFINITIONS. 90. THE circumference of a circle is a curved line all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre. The circle is the space terminated by this curved line*. . ^ Fig.,46. 91. Every straight line CA, CE, CD... ## Elements of Geometry...: Translated from the French for the Use of the ...

Adrien Marie Legendre, John Farrar - Geometry - 1825 - 280 pages
...the Measure of Angles. DEFINITIONS. 90. THE circumference of a circle is a curved line all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre. The circle is the space terminated by this curved line*. Fig. 46. 91. Every straight line CA, C£, CD (fig.... ## Elements of Geometry: With Practical Applications, for the Use of Schools

Timothy Walker - Geometry - 1829 - 129 pages
...the point B the circumference of a circle, which we define to be — a curved line fill the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre — . The whole space enclosed is called a circle, the moving line AB a radius, and the fixed point A the centre.... ## Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry

Adrien Marie Legendre - Geometry - 1836 - 359 pages
...MEASUREMENT OF ANGLES. Definitions. 1. The circumference of a circle is a curved line, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within, called the centre. The circle is the space terminated by this curved line.* 2. Every straight line, CA, CE, CD, drawn from... ## An Elementary Treatise on Plane and Solid Geometry

Benjamin Peirce - Geometry - 1837 - 216 pages
...XVIII. THE SPHERE. 415. Definition. A sphere is a solid terminated by a curved surface, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre. 41G. Corollary. The sphere may be conceived to be generated l,y the revolution of a semicircle, DAE... ## Elements of Geometry

Adrien Marie Legendre - Geometry - 1841 - 235 pages
...the Measure of Angles. DEFINITIONS. 87. THE circumference of a circle is a curved line all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre. The circle is the space terminated by this curved line.* Fig 4t,. 88. Every straight line CA, CE, CD (fig.... ## A Practical System of Mensuration of Superficies and Solids ...

J. M. Scribner - Measurement - 1844 - 123 pages
...measured upon the surface. 10. A Sphere is a solid, terminated by a curved surface, all the points of •which are equally distant from a point •within, called the centre. A sphere may be described by the revolution of a semi-circle about a diameter. 11. A radius of a sphere... 