## Elements of Geometry Upon the Inductive Method: To which is Added an Introduction to Descriptive Geometry |

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ABCD allel axis base body called centre chord circ circumference circumscribed co-ordinate planes common conical surface construct contained cutting plane cylinder cylindrical surface Descriptive Geometry diagonals diameter diedral distance draw equivalent exterior angles faces figure four right-angles generatrix give given line ground line height homologous horizontal plane horizontal projection horizontal trace hypothenuse inclination inscribed polygon intersection isosceles triangle lines parallel lunary surface magnitude measure meet multiplied number of sides opposite parallel lines parallelogram parallelopiped perpen perpendicular perspective plane angles plane of projection polyedral angle polyedrons prism PROBLEM projecting planes proposed plane proposition pyramid radii ratio rectangle rectilinear regular polygons right-angled triangle right-line similar triangles sphere square straight line summit Suppose surface of revolution tangent tetraedron tion triangle ABC triangular triangular prism triedral angle truth vertex vertical plane vertical projection volume

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Page xvi - If two triangles have the three sides of the one equal to the three sides of the other, each to each, the triangles are congruent.

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Page xvii - FGH, have a side and the two adjacent angles of the one equal to a side and the two adjacent angles of the other, each to each ; therefore these triangles are equal (Prop.

Page 51 - The perimeters of two regular polygons of the same number of sides, are to each other as their homologous sides, and their areas are to each other as the squares of those sides (Prop.

Page 47 - The square described upon the hypothenuse of a rightangled triangle is equivalent to the sum of the squares described upon the other two sides.

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Page 10 - 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.

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Page 49 - Prove that in any triangle the square on the side opposite an acute angle is equivalent to the sum of the squares of the other two sides diminished by twice the product of one of these sides and the projection of the other upon that side.