# Elements of Geometry, Theoretical and Practical: Including Constructions of the Right Line and by the Circle; Together with the Mensuration of All Elementary Plane Figures and Solids

J. Whetham, 1836 - Geometry - 220 pages
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### Contents

 Section 1 2 Section 2 61 Section 3 70 Section 4 74 Section 5 75 Section 6 91 Section 7 92 Section 8 96
 Section 11 114 Section 12 146 Section 13 163 Section 14 178 Section 15 179 Section 16 182 Section 17 186 Section 18 193

 Section 9 98 Section 10 105
 Section 19 215

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Page 33 - 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.
Page 17 - If two triangles have two sides, and the included angle of the one equal to two sides and the included angle of the other, each to each, the two triangles are equal in all respects.
Page 20 - If two triangles have two sides of the one respectively equal to two sides of the other, and the contained angles supplemental, the two triangles are equal.
Page 213 - The surface of a sphere is equal to four times the area of a circle...
Page 10 - If a straight line fall on two parallel straight lines, it makes the alternate angles equal to one another, and the exterior angle equal to the interior and opposite angle on the same side; and also the two interior angles on the same side together equal to two right angles.
Page 99 - THE square of the side of a regular pentagon inscribed in a circle, is equal to the squares of the sides of a regular hexagon and regular decagon, inscribed in the same circle.
Page 26 - To describe a square that shall be equal to a given rectilineal figure. To describe an isosceles triangle having each of the angles at the base double of the third angle. To inscribe a regular pentagon in a given circle. The squares on two sides of a triangle are together equal to twice the square on half the third side and twice the square on the median to that side. If...
Page 73 - THEOREM. The opposite angles of any quadrilateral figure inscribed in a circle, are together equal to two right angles. Let ABCD be a quadrilateral figure in the circle ABCD.
Page 76 - THE rectangle contained by the diagonals of a quadrilateral inscribed in a circle, is equal to both the rectangles contained by its opposite sides.* Let ABCD be any quadrilateral inscribed in a circle, and join AC, BD ; the.
Page 185 - ... be cut by a plane parallel to the base, the section is a figure parallel and similar to the base. The one point a...