# Elements of Geometry, Conic Sections, and Plane Trigonometry

Harper & Brothers, 1895 - Geometry - 436 pages
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### Contents

 The Parabola 203 Exercises on the Parabola 217 Exercises on the Ellipse 238 Exercises on the Hyperbola 262 Page 263 Nature and Use of Logarithms 271 Multiplication Division etc by Log ithms 278 11 279
 Miscellaneous Prepositions 391 17 396 Tangents treated by the Method of Limits 402 Symmetrical Figures 408 Transversals 417 Poles and Polars with Respect to an Angle 424 Centres of Similitude 430 Perspective or Conical Projection 436

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Page 42 - If two triangles have two angles of the one equal to two angles of the other, each to each, and one side equal to one side, viz.
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Page 187 - ... and is measured by the arc of a great circle described from its vertex as a pole, and included between its sides.
Page 71 - BEC, taken together, are measured by half the circumference ; hence their sum is equal to two right angles.
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