Books Books A sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center. The Elements of Solid Geometry - Page 49
by William C. Bartol - 1893 - 95 pages ## The Computist's Manual of Facts: And Merchant's and Mechanic's Calculator ...

Ezra S. Winslow - Business mathematics - 1853 - 264 pages
...half the parameter. A Sphere, or globe, is a perfectly round substance — a solid contained under a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre. Its axis, or diameter, is any right line passing from a side through... ## Elements of Astronomy ...: With Explanatory Notes, and Questions for Examination

John Brocklesby - Astronomy - 1855 - 394 pages
...very oval. 1. Eccentric, from ex out of , and centrum centre, (Latin) out of the centre. 19. A SPHERE. 'A sphere is a solid, bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre; every line passing through this centre, and limited by the surface,... ## Elements of Physical and Political Geography: Designed as a Text Book for ...

Cornelius S. Cartee - Physical geography - 1855 - 348 pages
...horizontal line. 105. A triangle is a figure having three angles and three sides. 106. A sphere is a figure bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from the centre of the sphere. A hemisphere is half a sphere. The axis of a sphere is the line on which... ## Spherical Trigonometry ...

Isaac Todhunter - Spherical trigonometry - 1859 - 156 pages
...Miscellaneous Propositions ...... 104 I. GREAT AND SMALL CIRCLES. 1. A SPHERE is a solid bounded by a surface every point of which is equally distant from a fixed point which is called the centre of the sphere. The straight line which joins any point of the surface with... ## Elements of Physical and Political Geography: Designed as a Text Book for ...

Cornelius Sowle Cartée - Physical geography - 1861 - 356 pages
...horizontal line. 105. A triangle is a figure having three angles and three sides. 106. A sphere is a figure bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from the centre of the sphere. A hemisphere is half a sphere. The axis of a sphere is the line on which... ## The Normal Written Arithmetic: By Analysis and Synthesis, Designed for ...

Edward Brooks - Arithmetic - 1863 - 346 pages
...feet and of tha other 3 feet? J. • -, Ant. 5277.888cu. ft. THE SPHERE. X 503. A Sphere is a volume bounded by a curved surface, every point of which, is equally distant from a point within called the centre. 504. The diameter of a sphere is a line passing through its centre... ## Spherical Trigonometry: For the Use of Colleges and Schools

Isaac Todhunter - Spherical trigonometry - 1863 - 132 pages
...Solution of Spherical Triangles .... 123 I. GREAT AND SMALL CIRCLES. 1. A SPHERE is a solid bounded by a surface every point of which is equally distant from a fixed point which is called the centre of the sphere. The straight line which joins any point of the surface with... ## Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry

C. Davies - 1867 - 342 pages
...a cone; and a frustum of a pyramid may be inscribed in the frustum of a cone7 A SPHERE is a volume bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centreThe distance from the centre to the circumference is called the radius-... ## Explanatory mensuration for the use of schools

Alfred Hiley - 1871 - 180 pages
...is 24 ft. throughout. Find the cubic contents. XXV. THE SPHERE. Definitions. — A sphere or globe is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a certain point within the sphere, called the centre. The radius of a sphere is the straight line drawn... 