## Elements of plane (solid) geometry (Higher geometry) and trigonometry (and mensuration), being the first (-fourth) part of a series on elementary and higher geometry, trigonometry, and mensuration |

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**Virtual Centre**and Centre of Magnitude , & c . , Definitions ,**Virtual Centre**of a System of Points ,**Virtual Centre**of Surfaces , The**Virtual Centre**of Solids , • The**Virtual Centre**of a Circular Arc , The**Virtual Centre**of the ... Page 173

... centre of surfaces and solids is susceptible of two considerations , that of magnitude and distance . Hence , we have the centre of aggregation and the

... centre of surfaces and solids is susceptible of two considerations , that of magnitude and distance . Hence , we have the centre of aggregation and the

**virtual centre**. 2. The centre of aggregation or centre of magnitude of any plane ... Page 174

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**virtual centre**of the system of points . For if the line CD is drawn , according to the conditions ex- pressed in ...**virtual centre**of the system , for the lines drawn from the points on both sides of the line are equal . Hence ... Page 175

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**virtual centre**of a surface may be found by sup- posing parallel ordinates drawn across its surface , and assuming those ordinates , as representing the surface , and computing the distance of the**virtual centre**... Page 176

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**virtual centre**of a trapezium , ABCD . First , let DC , parallel to AB , be taken as the base and imagine an indefinite number of equidistant ordinates ab , drawn across the figure , parallel to the base , and if these are severally ...### Other editions - View all

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ABCD abscissa altitude axis bisect chord circle circular segment circum circumference circumscribing cone conjugate construction convex surface cosec cosine cube curve cylinder described diameter distance divided draw ellipse equal to half equation equivalent feet figure formed frustum Geom geometry given hence hyperbola hypothenuse inches inscribed inscribed sphere latus rectum length logarithm magnitude measured multiplied by one-third number of sides opposite ordinates parabola parallel parallelogram perimeter perpendicular plane polyedroid polyedron polygon portion prism PROBLEM Prop proportional PROPOSITION pyramid quadrant quadrilateral quantities radii radius ratio rectangle regular polygon revoloid rhomboid right angled triangle right line root Scholium sector segment similar similar triangles sine slant height solid angle sphere spherical square straight line tangent THEOREM triangle ABC triangular triangular prism ungula vertex vertical virtual centre

### Popular passages

Page 36 - Prove that parallelograms on the same base and between the same parallels are equal in area.

Page 35 - The sum of any two sides of a triangle, is greater than the third side.

Page 60 - A tangent to a circle is perpendicular to the radius drawn to the point of contact.

Page 56 - In the same circle, or in equal circles, equal arcs are subtended by equal chords ; and, conversely, equal chords subtend equal arcs.

Page 38 - The volumes of similar solids are to each other as the cubes of their like dimensions.

Page 75 - The logarithm of any power of a number is equal to the logarithm of the number multiplied by the exponent of the power.

Page 86 - If there be two straight lines, one of which is divided into any number of parts, the rectangle contained by the two straight lines is equal to the rectangles contained by the undivided line, and the several parts of the divided line. Let...

Page 211 - To find the solidity of a hyperbolic conoid, or otherwise called a hyperboloid. RULE. To the square of the radius of the base, add the square of the diameter...

Page 48 - Hence, the interior angles plus four right angles, is equal to twice as many right angles as the polygon has sides, and consequently, equal to the sum of the interior angles plus the exterior angles.