| Mathematics - 1801 - 658 pages
...drawn from the centre through the other end of the arc. So AG or DK is the tangent of AB, or of BCD. i **The secant of an arc is the line, drawn from the centre** through the end of the arc, and terminated by the tangent. So FG or FK is the secant of AB, or of BCD.... | |
| Miles Bland - Euclid's Elements - 1819 - 444 pages
...triangle OAT, the angle OATis a right angle and AOT= 45°, /. ATO = 45°=:AOTand AT=AO. 29. DBF. 9. **The Secant of an arc is the line drawn from the centre** through the end of the arc, and produced till it meets the tangent ; Thus, the construction remaining... | |
| Miles Bland - Euclid's Elements - 1819 - 442 pages
...triangle OAT, the angle OAT is a right angle and AOT= 45°, .-. ATO = 45°=AOTand AT=AO. 29. DBF. 9. **The Secant of an arc is the line drawn from the centre** through the end of the arc, and produced till it meets the tangent ; Thus, the construction remaining... | |
| Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829 - 878 pages
...one extremity of an arc, meeting the diameter produced which passes through the other extremity. 9. **The secant of an arc is the line drawn from the centre** to the termination of the tangent. 10. The sine, tangent, secant, &c., of the complement of an arc... | |
| Charles Davies - Surveying - 1830 - 392 pages
...drawn through the other extremity and the centre of the circle. AC is the tangent of the arc AB. 33. **The secant of an arc is the line drawn from the centre...by the tangent passing through the other extremity.** OC is the secant of the arc AB. 34. The three lines BD, AC, and OC, depend for their values on the... | |
| Richard Wilson - Logarithms - 1831 - 372 pages
...extremity. DEF. VIII. The cotangent of an arc is the tangent of the complement of that arc. DEF. IX. **The secant of an arc is the line drawn from the centre** through one extremity of the arc, and terminated by the tangent to the other extremity. DEF. X. The... | |
| Adrien Marie Legendre - Geometry - 1836 - 359 pages
...which passes through the other extremity. Thus AT is the tangent of the arc AM, or of the angle ACM. **The secant of an arc is the line drawn from the centre...one extremity of the arc and limited by the tangent** drawn, through the other extremity. Thus CT is the secant of the arc AM, or of the angle ACM. The versed... | |
| Charles Davies - Surveying - 1839 - 380 pages
...and is limited by a line drawn through the other extremity and the centre of the circle. Thus, ACis **the tangent of the arc AB. 47. The secant of an arc...other extremity. Thus, OC is the secant of the arc AB.** sin AB for BD cos AB for OD tanAB for ^C for OC. -£L H 49. If ABE be equal to a quad- G rant, or 90°,... | |
| Charles Davies - Surveying - 1839 - 376 pages
...and is limited by a line drawn through the other extremity and the centre of the circle. Thus, AC is **the tangent of the arc AB. 47. The secant of an arc...other extremity. Thus, OC is the secant of the arc AB.** sin AB for BD cos AB for OJ) tan AB for AC sec AB for OC. 49. If ABE be equal to a quadrant, or 90°,... | |
| Charles Davies - Navigation - 1835 - 359 pages
...and is limited by a line drawn through the other extremity and the centre of the circle. Thus, ACls **the tangent of the arc AB. 47. The secant of an arc...AB, 48. The four lines, BD, OD, AC, OC, depend for** their ralues on the arc AB and the radius OA; they are thus designated : sin AB for cos AB for tan... | |
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