## The Elements of Plane Geometry ...W.S. Sonnenschein and Company, 1884 - Geometry, Modern |

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**angle**. 2. The bisection of a**straight**line . 3. The drawing of a perpendicular at a point in , and from a point outside , a given**straight**line , and the deter- mination of the projection of a finite line on a given .**straight**line . 4 ... Page 10

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**angle**; ( 2 ) two angles and side adjacent ; ( ) two angles and side ...**Straight**Line and Triangles have been studied theoretically , but should in ...**straight**lines pass through a point , or more than two points lie on a**straight**line ... Page 16

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**straight**line : and this may be indefinitely prolonged either way . Hence ...**angle**is a simple concept incapable of definition , properly so - called ...**straight**lines are drawn from the same point , they are said to contain , or to ... Page 17

... angle is to be understood . It is seldom requisite to consider major conjugate angles before Book III . When the arms of an angle are in the same straight line , the conjugate angles are equal , and each is then said to be a

... angle is to be understood . It is seldom requisite to consider major conjugate angles before Book III . When the arms of an angle are in the same straight line , the conjugate angles are equal , and each is then said to be a

**straight angle**... Page 18

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**obtuse angle**is that which is greater than one right angle , but less than two right angles ... straight lines that inter- sect are called vertically opposite angles . THEOR . 1. All right angles are equal to one another ...### Other editions - View all

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AB is equal ABCD AC is equal adjacent angles adjoining sides alternate angle angle ABC angle ACB angle AFG angle BAC angle CAB angle DEF angle EDF angle FGD angles are equal angles equal BA and AC base BC bisectors bisects centre circle cutting Constr construct a triangle contrapositive diagonal equal angles equal to AC exterior angle find the locus Geometry given angle given point given straight line greater Hence hypotenuse identically equal interior opposite angle isosceles triangle less Let ABC meet middle point obtuse angle opposite sides parallel straight lines parallelogram perpendicular point equidistant Prob produced quadrilateral radius rectangle contained rectangle whose base right angles right-angled triangle shew side AB side AC side DF sides equal square on AC squares on AB straight angle straight line drawn Theorem trapezium triangle ABC triangle DEF triangles are identically twice the rectangle vertex

### Popular passages

Page 27 - 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 70 - A circle is a plane figure contained by one line, which is called the circumference, and is such that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference, are equal to one another.

Page 56 - ... is equal to twice as many right angles as the polygon

Page 101 - Prove that parallelograms on the same base and between the same parallels are equal in area.

Page 35 - Any two sides of a triangle are together greater than the third side.

Page 26 - The lines drawn from the extremities of the base of an isosceles triangle to the middle points of the opposite sides are equal.

Page 70 - A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference.

Page 85 - The locus of a point at a given distance from a given point is the circumference described from the point with the given distance as radius.

Page 42 - 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.

Page 110 - Iff a straight line be divided into any two parts, four times the rectangle contained by the whole line, and one of the parts, together with the square of the other part, is equal to the square of the straight line which is made up of the whole and that part.