| Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1812
...angles, and there remain all the outward angles equal to four right angles (by ax. 3). THEOREM XXI. **A PERPENDICULAR is the Shortest Line that can be drawn from a Given Point -to** an Indefinite Line. And, of any other Lines drawn from the same Point, those that are Nearest the Perpendicular,... | |
| Charles Butler - Mathematics - 1814 - 528 pages
...may be shewn of every point in CT, •.• CT is without the circle. QED Cor. Hence it appears that **the shortest line that can be drawn from a given point to a given** straight line, is that which is perpendicular to the latter. 185. In the enunciation of this proposition... | |
| Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1818 - 646 pages
...there remain all the outward angles equal to four right angles (by ax. 3). THEOREM XXl. A PERPEND1CULAR **is the Shortest Line that can be drawn from a Given Point to** an 1ndefinite Line. And, of any other Lines drawn from the same Point, those that are Nearest he Perpendicular,... | |
| Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1822 - 618 pages
...remain all the outward angles equal to four right angles (by ax. 3). THEOREM XXI. A PERPENDICULAR in **the Shortest Line that can be drawn from a Given Point to** an Indefinite Line. And, of any other Linct drawn from the same Point, those that are Nearest the Perpendicular,... | |
| Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1825
...angles, and there remain all the outward angles equal to four right angles (by as. 3). THEOREM XXI. **A PERPENDICULAR is the Shortest Line that can be drawn from a** Oiven Point to an Indefinite Line. And, of any other Linen drawn from the same Point, those thai are... | |
| John Martin Frederick Wright - Euclid's Elements - 1829 - 206 pages
...drawn from one point to another is the straight line, The above is the method of Legendre. 123. What **is the shortest line that can be drawn from a given point to a given** \ ? Let A be the given point. BC the given | . From A let fall a J_ AD upon BC, take -t: G^ ^E i> any... | |
| Andrew Bell - Euclid's Elements - 1837 - 240 pages
...beyond the vertex, the exterior angle is double of either of the angles at the base. 4. Of all lines **that can be drawn from a given point to a given line,** the perpendicular upon it is the least ; and of all others, that which is nearest to the perpendicular... | |
| John Playfair - Geometry - 1837 - 332 pages
...side BC. And because the side DA is equal to AB, and AC *^ 42 ADDITIONAL PROPOSITIONS. PROP. A. THEOR. **A perpendicular is the shortest line that can be drawn from a** point, situated without a straight line, to that line: any two oblique lines drawn from the same point... | |
| John Playfair - Euclid's Elements - 1842 - 332 pages
...DAC is a right angle ; therefore also BAC is a right angle. ADDITIONAL PROPOSITIONS. PROP. A. THEOR. **A perpendicular is the shortest line that can be drawn from a** point, situated without a straight line, to that line : any two oblique lines drawn from the same point... | |
| Euclides - 1846 - 292 pages
...equal : prove that the line joining the given points Will bisect the given line at right angles. 4. The **perpendicular is the shortest line that can be drawn from a given point to a given line,** and that which is nearer to the perpendicular is less than one more remote ; and from the same given... | |
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