| Edmund Stone - Mathematical instruments - 1746 - 62 pages
...there can be no Tangent of 90 Degrees, or a Quadrant, for then the Taogent will be infinitely . Jong. **The Secant of an Arc is a right Line drawn From the** Center of a Circle, through one End of the Arc it is the Secant of, till it meets the Tangent, raifed... | |
| Jeremiah Day - Logarithms - 1815 - 126 pages
...other end. Thus AD (Fig. 3.) is the tangent of the arc AG. 85. The SECANT of an arc, is a straight **line drawn from the centre, through one end of the arc, and** extended to the tangent which is drawn from the other end. Thus CD (lug. 3.) is the secant of the arc... | |
| Jeremiah Day - Measurement - 1815 - 388 pages
...other end. Thus AD (Fig. 3.) is the tangent of the arc AG. 85. The SECANT of an arc, is a straight **line drawn from the centre, through one end of the arc, and** extended to the tangent which is drawn from the other end. Thus CD (Fig. 3.) is the secant of the arc... | |
| Jeremiah Day - Geometry - 1824 - 440 pages
...other end. Thus AD (Fig. 3.) is the tangent of the arc AG. 85. The SECANT of an arc, is a straight **line drawn from, the centre, through one end of the arc, and** extended to the tangent which is drawn from the other end. Thus CD (Fig. 3.) is the secant of the arc... | |
| Montgomery Robert Bartlett - Education - 1828 - 426 pages
...arc of 4 5 degrees, is equal in lens'th to th.radius of the circle, of which the arc is a part. 21. **The secant of an arc, is a right line drawn from the** i;entre, through one end of the arc, until it unites with the tanwent. Thus:—K, I, C, is the secant... | |
| Thomas Holliday - Surveying - 1838 - 404 pages
...perpendicular to the end of the diameter, just touching the arc, as B—C is the tangent of the arc B—H. A **secant of an arc is a right line drawn from the centre** of the circle through the circumference, and produced until it cuts the tangent, as C—A; thus C—A... | |
| Abraham Crocker - 1841 - 490 pages
...the secant of that arc ; as AF is the tangent of the arc Aa. Be is the co-tangent of the same arc. A **secant of an arc is a right line drawn from the centre through** the extremity of the arc, and produced until it meets the tangent ; as CF. The co-secant is Co.* These... | |
| Nathaniel Bowditch - 1846 - 864 pages
...that arc to a quadrant; thus HG is die tangent of the arc HS, or the cotangent of the arc AS, XXIV. **The SECANT of an arc is a right line drawn from the centre through one end of the arc** to meet the tangent drawn from the other end ; thus CT is the secant of the arc AS. XXV. The COSECANT... | |
| John Boag - English language - 1848 - 744 pages
...yeometry, a line that cuts another, or divides it into parts. In trigonometry, the teoant of an arc iť u **right line drawn from the centre through one end of the arc, and terminated by** a tangent drawn through the other end. SCCEDE, se-sede', [L. se, and cedo, to go,] vi To withdraw from... | |
| Jeremiah Day - Logarithms - 1848 - 153 pages
...through the other end. Thus, AD is the tangent of the arc AG. 85. The SECANT of an arc is a straight **line drawn from the centre, through one end of the arc, and** extended to the tangent which is drawn from the other end. Thus CD is the secant of the arc AG. 80.... | |
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