## Euclid's Elements of Geometry: From the Latin Translation of Commandine. To which is Added, a Treatise of the Nature and Arithmetic of Logarithms ; Likewise Another of the Elements of Plain and Spherical Trigonometry : with a Preface ... |

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**some**may find Fault with the Disposition and Order of his Ele- ments , yet notwithstanding I do not find any Method , in all the Writings of this kind , more proper and easy for Learners than that of Euclid . It is not my Business here ... Page

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**some**elegant Propositions in the Elements , ( which ought to have been retain'd , ) as imagining them tri- fling and useless ; such , for Example , as Prop . 27 , 28 , and 29. of the Sixth Book , and fome others , whose Uses they might ... Page

... other Properties of Propor tionals do easily follow . :

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**Some**Geometricians , forfooth , want a Demonstration of this Froperty in Euclid ; and and undertake to supply the Deficiency by one of their Dr. Keil's PREFACE . Page

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**some**of the Solutions . That the common Solution of the 12th Cafe of Oblique Sphericks is false , I have demonftrated , and given a true one . See Page 319 . 1 T *** Vide Page 55 , 107 , of Euclid's Works , publish'd by Dr. Gregory . In ... Page 64

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**some**Point is taken in the Circumference thereof , and from it Right Lines are drawn to the Ends of that Right Line , which is the Base of the Segment ; then the Angle contained under the Lines drawn , is said to be an Angle in a ...### Common terms and phrases

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Page 192 - If two triangles have two angles of the one equal to two angles of the other, each to each, and one side equal to one side, viz.

Page 162 - IF two triangles have one angle of the one equal to one angle of the other, and the sides about the equal angles proportionals : the triangles shall be equiangular, and shall have those angles equal which are opposite to the homologous sides.

Page 63 - DBA ; and because AE, a side of the triangle DAE, is produced to B, the angle DEB is greater (16.

Page 154 - ... therefore the angle DFG is equal to the angle DFE, and the angle at G to the angle at E : but the angle DFG is equal to the angle ACB...

Page 100 - About a given circle to describe a triangle equiangular to a given triangle. Let ABC be the given circle, and DEF the given triangle; it is required to describe a triangle about the circle ABC equiangular to the triangle DEF.

Page 17 - CF, and the triangle AEB to the triangle CEF, and the remaining angles to the remaining angles, each to each, to which...

Page 212 - CD; therefore AC is a parallelogram. In like manner, it may be proved that each of the figures CE, FG, GB, BF, AE, is a parallelogram...

Page 233 - If two right-angled triangles have their hypotenuses equal, and one side of the one equal to one side of the other, the triangles are congruent.

Page 166 - ABG ; (vi. 1.) therefore the triangle ABC has to the triangle ABG the duplicate ratio of that which BC has to EF: but the triangle ABG is equal to the triangle DEF; therefore also the triangle ABC has to the triangle DEF the duplicate ratio of that which BC has to EF. Therefore similar triangles, &c.

Page 95 - If from any point without a circle two straight lines be drawn, one of which cuts the circle, and the other touches it ; the rectangle contained by the whole line which cuts the circle, and the part of it without the circle, shall be equal to the square of the line which touches it.