# The Essentials of Geometry

D.C. Heath & Company, 1899 - Geometry - 395 pages
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### Contents

 PRELIMINARY DEFINITIONS 1 Воок 13 Воок 72 Воок 122 Воок 162 Воок 188
 APPENDIX TO PLANE GEOMETRY 211 SYMMETRICAL FIGURES 217 SOLID GEOMETRY 233 POLYEDRONS 273 MEASUREMENT OF THE CYLINDER CONE 360

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Page 371 - A zone is a portion of the surface of a sphere included between two parallel planes.
Page 49 - ... the three sides of one are equal, respectively, to the three sides of the other. 2. Two right triangles are congruent if...
Page 261 - The projection of a point on a plane is the foot of the perpendicular drawn from the point to the plane.
Page 336 - A spherical polygon is a portion of the surface of a sphere bounded by three or more arcs of great circles. The...
Page 73 - A chord is a straight line joining the extremities of an arc ; as AB.
Page 328 - A sphere is a solid bounded by a surface all points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre.
Page 205 - S' denote the areas of two © whose radii are R and R', and diameters D and D', respectively. Then, | = "* § = ££ = £• <§337> That is, the areas of two circles are to each other as the squares of their radii, or as the squares of their diameters.
Page 170 - The areas of two triangles which have an angle of the one equal to an angle of the other are to each other as the products of the sides including the equal angles.
Page 224 - The perpendiculars from the vertices of a triangle to the opposite sides are the bisectors of the angles of the triangle formed by joining the feet of the perpendiculars.
Page 325 - A right circular cone may be generated by the revolution of a right triangle about one of its legs as an axis.