## A Course of Mathematics: In Two Volumes. For the Use of the Royal Military Academy, Volume 1 |

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This point is called the

This point is called the

**centre**of the circle . The circumference itself is often called a circle , and also sometimes the periphery . 16. The radius of a circle is a line drawn from the**centre**to the circumference . 17. Page 294

The measure of an angle , is an arc of any circle contained between the two lines which form that angle , the angular point being the

The measure of an angle , is an arc of any circle contained between the two lines which form that angle , the angular point being the

**centre**; and it is estimated by the number of degrees contained in that arc , it being shown at prop . Page 295

An angle at the circumference , is that whose angular point or summit is any where in the circumference : and an angle at the

An angle at the circumference , is that whose angular point or summit is any where in the circumference : and an angle at the

**centre**, is that whose angular point is at the**centre**. 66. A right - lined figure is inscribed in a circle ... Page 298

Hence also the whole circumference of a circle , being the sum of the measures of all the angles that can be made about the

Hence also the whole circumference of a circle , being the sum of the measures of all the angles that can be made about the

**centre**F ( def . 57 ) , is the measure of four right angles . Consequently , a semicircle , or 180 degrees ... Page 313

А D E If a line , drawn through or from the

А D E If a line , drawn through or from the

**centre**of a circle , bisect a chord , it will be perpendicular to it ; or , if it be perpendicular to the chord , it will bisect both the chord and the arc of the chord .### What people are saying - Write a review

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