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by Isaac Todhunter - 1869 - 296 pages ## Elements of Geometry: Containing the First Six Books of Euclid, with a ...

John Playfair - Euclid's Elements - 1806 - 311 pages
...to one another. XII. And this point is called the centre of the circle. XHL A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. XIV. A semicircle is the figure contained by a diameter and the part of the circumference... ## The Elements of Euclid: The Errors, by which Theon, Or Others, Have Long Ago ...

Robert Simson - Trigonometry - 1806 - 518 pages
...one another:. XVI. And this point is called the centre of the circle. XVH. A diameter of • circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. , XVIII. A semicircle is the, figure contained by a .diameter and the part of the circumference... ## Geographical Delineations: Or, A Compendious View of the Natural and ...

John Aikin - Geography - 1807 - 416 pages
...every where equally distant from a point within the figure called the centre. 2. A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre and terminated both ways by the circumference. 3. An arc of a circle is any part of the circumference. 4. The circumference of every... ## Elements of Geometry, Geometrical Analysis, and Plane Trigonometry ...

Sir John Leslie - Geometry, Analytic - 1809 - 524 pages
...the boundary traced by the remote end of that line its circumference. 3\$. The diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. It is obvious that all radii of the same circle are equal to each other and to a semidiameter.... ## A Practical Application of the Principles of Geometry to the Mensuration of ...

Jeremiah Day - Measurement - 1815 - 388 pages
...is half, and a quadrant one fourth, of a circle. ,*., , • •('•• II. A Diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. A Radius is a straight line extending from the centre to the circumference. A Chord... ## A Treatise on Spherics: Comprising the Elements of Spherical Geometry, and ...

Daniel Cresswell - Geometry - 1816 - 294 pages
...the surface, are equal to one another : (2.) And this point is called the Center of the Sphere. (3.) A Diameter of a Sphere is a straight line, drawn through the center, and terminated, both ways, by the surface of the sphere. (4.) COR. The center of a sphere bisects... ## Elements of Geometry and Plane Trigonometry: With an Appendix, and Copious ...

Sir John Leslie - Geometry - 1817 - 454 pages
...the boundary traced by the remote end of that line its circumference. 35. The diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. It is obvious that all radii of the same circle are equal to each other and to a semidiameter.... ## A Treatise on Surveying: Containing the Theory and Practice : to which is ...

John Gummere - Surveying - 1817 - 206 pages
...átraight line drawn from the centre to the circumference, as С В, Fig. 17. 35. The diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference, as AE, Fig. 17. It divides the circle into two equal parts, called semicircles. 36.... ## Elements of Geometry: Containing the First Six Books of Euclid, with a ...

John Playfair - Euclid's Elements - 1819 - 333 pages
...to one another. XII. And this point is called the centre of the circle. XIII. A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. « XIV. A semicircle is the figure contained by a diameter and the part of the circumference... 