## Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry |

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**greater**quantity . The sign , ... . is used as an abbreviation of the word hence , or consequently . 5. The general truths of Geometry are deduced by a course of logical reasoning , the premises being definitions and principles ... Page 14

... make the adjacent angles unequal . B D Oblique angles are subdivided into two classes , acute angles , and obtuse angles . 14. An ACUTE ANGLE is less than a right angle 15. An OBTUSE ANGLE is

... make the adjacent angles unequal . B D Oblique angles are subdivided into two classes , acute angles , and obtuse angles . 14. An ACUTE ANGLE is less than a right angle 15. An OBTUSE ANGLE is

**greater**than a right angle 14 GEOMETRY . Page 15

Adrien Marie Legendre Charles Davies. 15. An OBTUSE ANGLE is

Adrien Marie Legendre Charles Davies. 15. An OBTUSE ANGLE is

**greater**than a right angle . 16. Two straight lines are parallel , when they lie in the same plane and can- not meet , how far soever , either way , both may be produced . They ... Page 18

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**greater**than any of its parts . 9. The whole is equal to the sum of all its parts . 10. All right angles are equal . 11. Only one straight line can be drawn can be drawn between two points . 12. The shortest distance between any two ... Page 26

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**greater**than the third side . Let ABC be a triangle : then will the sum of any two sides , as AB , BC , be**greater**than the third side AC . For , the distance from A to C , measured on any broken line AB , BC , A B is**greater**than ...### Other editions - View all

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ABē ABCD ACē adjacent angles altitude angle ACB apothem Applying logarithms base and altitude centre chord circle circumference circumscribed coincide cone consequently convex surface corresponding cosec Cosine Cotang cylinder denote diameter distance divided draw drawn edges equally distant feet find the area Formula frustum given angle given line greater hence homologous hypothenuse included angle interior angles intersection less Let ABC log sin logarithm lower base mantissa mean proportional measured by half number of sides opposite parallel parallelogram parallelopipedon perimeter perpendicular plane MN polyedral angle polyedron prism PROPOSITION proved pyramid quadrant radii radius rectangle regular polygon right-angled triangle Scholium secant segment semi-circumference side BC similar Sine slant height sphere spherical angle spherical polygon spherical triangle square straight line Tang tangent THEOREM triangle ABC triangular prisms upper base vertex vertices whence

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