## An Elementary Geometry |

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... bounded by lines either straight or curved . When the bounding lines are straight , the figure is a polygon , and the sum of the bounding lines is the

... bounded by lines either straight or curved . When the bounding lines are straight , the figure is a polygon , and the sum of the bounding lines is the

**perimeter**. 20. An Equilateral Polygon is one whose sides are equal 8 PLANE GEOMETRY . Page 22

... drawing a triangle upon the floor , walking over its

... drawing a triangle upon the floor , walking over its

**perimeter**, and turning at each vertex through an angle equal to the angle at that vertex . 76. Only one perpendicular can be drawn from a point 22 PLANE GEOMETRY . Exercises. Page 41

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**perimeters**of similar polygons are to each other as the homologous sides ; and the polygons as the squares of the homolo- gous sides . Let GHIKLM be two similar ABCDEF and B H I D G K A M F E polygons . 1st . Their**perimeters**are to ... Page 43

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**perimeters**of regular polygons of the same number of sides are as their apothems ; and the polygons as the squares of their apothems . THEOREM XVIII . 37. The area of a regular polygon is equal to half the product of its**perimeter**and ... Page 44

William Frothingham Bradbury. PRACTICAL QUESTIONS . 1. What is the

William Frothingham Bradbury. PRACTICAL QUESTIONS . 1. What is the

**perimeter**and the area of a rectangle 25 by 35 inches ? 2. What is the area of a parallelogram whose base is 20 feet and altitude 12 feet ? 3. What is the area of a ...### Other editions - View all

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A B C ABCD adjacent altitude angle ABC apothem arcs A B base and altitude bisect centre chord circ circumference cone construct the triangle convex surface Corollary cube cylinder diagonals diameter distance divided dodecagon EATON'S equal altitudes equally distant equiangular equilateral feet frustum given angle given circle given line given point given side given square half the arc hexagon homologous sides hypothenuse included angle infinite number inscribed internal angles intersection isosceles triangle Let ABCDEF line joining lines A B measured by half number of sides opposite sides parallel planes parallelogram parallelopiped perimeter perpendicular plane parallel quadrilateral radii radius ratio rectangle regular polygon respectively equal rhombus right angles right prism right pyramid right triangle Scholium secant segment similar triangles slant height sphere tangent THEOREM VII trapezoid triangle ABC vertex

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Page 25 - Four quantities are in proportion when the ratio of the first to the second is equal to the ratio of the third to the fourth.

Page 30 - If any number of quantities are proportional, any antecedent is to its consequent as the sum of all the antecedents is to the sum of all the consequents. Let a : b = c : d = e :f Now ab = ab (1) and by Theorem I.

Page 27 - If the product of two quantities is equal to the product of two others, the...

Page 43 - The area of a regular polygon is equal to half the product of its perimeter and apothem.

Page 11 - If two triangles have two sides, and the included angle of the one equal to two sides and the included angle of the other, each to each, the two triangles are equal in all respects.

Page 23 - If two triangles have two sides of one respectively equal to two sides of the other, but the third sides unequal...

Page 20 - ... polygon, is equal to twice as many right angles as the polygon has sides minus two.

Page 49 - A Circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.

Page 70 - A right cylinder is a solid described by the revolution of a rectangle about one of its sides.

Page 64 - DEFINITIONS. 1 . A straight line is perpendicular to a plane, when it is perpendicular to every straight line of the plane which it meets.