## 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 |

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adjacent angles angle ABC angle ACB angle x basis bisected called centre chord circum circumference consequently degrees DEMON diagonal diameter dividing the product draw the lines equal angles equal sides equal triangles exterior angle feet figure ABCDEF found by multiplying fourth term geometrical proportion given angle given circle given straight line given triangle gles height hypothenuse inches isosceles triangle length let fall line AB line AC line CD line MN mean proportional measures half number of sides parallel lines parallelogram parallelogram ABCD perpendicular points of division PROBLEM prove quadrilateral radii radius rectangle rectilinear figure regular polygon ABCDEF Remark rhombus right angles right-angled triangle second term Sect semicircle side AB side AC similar triangles smaller SOLUTION subtended tangent third line third term three angles three sides trapezoid trian triangle ABC triangles are equal Truth vertex

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