# Plane and Solid Geometry

Ginn, 1895 - Geometry - 320 pages

### Contents

 INTRODUCTION 1 PLANE GEOMETRY 18 66 32 PARALLELS AND PARALLELOGRAMS 38 66 46 BOOK II 77 CIRCLES 102 INSCRIBED AND CIRCUMSCRIBED TRIANGLES 119
 APPENDIX TO PLANE GEOMETRY 196 SECTION 1 208 PROBLEMS 235 THE CYLINDER CONE AND SPHERE 265 Two CIRCLES 274 PROBLEMS 285 BIOGRAPHICAL TABLE 309 ANGLES FORMED BY CHORDS SECANTS AND TANGENTS 317

 6 138 MENSURATION OF PLANE FIGURES 170

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