# An Elementary Treatise on Geometry: Simplified for Beginners Not Versed in Algebra. Part I, Containing Plane Geometry, with Its Application to the Solution of Problems, Part 1

Carter, Hendee, 1834 - Geometry, Plane - 190 pages

### Contents

 INTRODUCTION 9 SECTION I 22 SECTION II 34 PART II 53 Recapitulation of the Truths contained in Section II 76
 SECTION IV 102 SECTION V 141 PART IV 182 Appendix containing Exercises for the Slate 189

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Page 144 - Upon a given straight line to describe a segment of a circle, which shall contain an angle equal to a given rectilineal angle.
Page 68 - If two triangles have two sides of the one equal to two sides of the other, each to each, but the...
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Page 144 - A, with a radius equal to the sum of the radii of the given circles, describe a circle.
Page 80 - ... any two triangles are to each other as the products of their bases by their altitudes.
Page 125 - P is at the center of the circle. II. 18. The sum of the arcs subtending the vertical angles made by any two chords that intersect, is the same, as long as the angle of intersection is the same. 19. From a point without a circle two straight lines are drawn cutting the convex and concave circumferences, and also respectively parallel to two radii of the circle. Prove that the difference of the concave and convex arcs intercepted by the cutting lines, is equal to twice the arc intercepted by the radii.