## The Elements of Euclid: The Errors, by which Theon, Or Others, Have Long Ago Vitiated These Books, are Corrected and Some of Euclid's Demonstrations are Restored. Also, to this Second Edition is Added the Book of Euclid's Data. In Like Manner Corrected. viz. the first six books, together with the eleventh and twelfth |

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**rectangle contained**by the two straight lines , is equal to the**rectangles contained**by the undivided line , and the feveral parts of the divided line . Let Book II . 2. II . I. b . 3. OF EUCLID . 43. Page 44

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**rectangle contained**by the straight lines A , BC is equal to the rect- angle contained by A , BD ; and to that contained by A , DE ; and alfo to that contained by A ... rectangle**rectangle contained**by BA , AC ; for it is 44 THE ELEMENTS. Page 45

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**rectangle contained**by BA , AC ; for it is contained by DA , AC , of Book II . which AD is equal to AB ; and CE is contained by AB , BC , for BE n is equal to AB . therefore the**rectangle contained**by AB , AC toge- ther with the ... Page 46

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**rectangle contained**by AC , CB , for GC is equal to CB ; therefore GE is alfo equal to the rectangle AC , CB ; wherefore AG , GE are equal to twice the rectangle AC , CB . and HF , CK are the fquares of AC , CB ; wherefore the four ... Page 47

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**rectangle contained**by AD , DB , for DH is equal to DB ; and DF together with CH is the e . Cor . 4.1 . gnomon CMG ; therefore the gnomon CMG is equal to the rectan- gle AD , DB . to each of these add LG , which is equal to the fquare ...### Other editions - View all

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