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From the greater of two given straight lines to cut off a part equal to the less. Let AB and C be the two given straight lines, whereof AB is the greater.
The first three books of Euclid's Elements of geometry, with theorems and ... - Page 7
by Euclid, Thomas Tate - 1849 - 108 pages

## The Elements of Euclid: The Errors, by which Theon, Or Others, Have Long Ago ...

Robert Simson - Trigonometry - 1762 - 488 pages
...lines to cut off a part equal to the lefs. Let AB and C be the two given ftraight lines, whereof AB is The greater. It is required to cut off from AB, the greater, a part equal to C the lefs. *• *• *• From the point A draw • the ftraight line AD equal to C ; and x. y' 77 from...

## The Elements of Euclid, Viz: The Errors, by which Theon, Or Others, Have ...

Robert Simson - Trigonometry - 1775 - 534 pages
...lines to cut off a part equal to the lefs. Let AB and C be the two given ftraight lines, whereof AB is the greater. It is required to cut off from AB, the greater, a part equal to C the lefs. From the point A draw * the ftraight line AD equal to C ; and from the centre A, and at the diftance...

## The First Six Books: Together with the Eleventh and Twelfth

Euclid - 1781 - 552 pages
...lines to cut off a part equal to the lefs. Let AB and C be the two given ftraight lines, whereof AB is the greater. It is required to cut off from AB, the greater, a part equal to C the lefs. ,. ,. ,. From the point A draw • the ftraight line AD equal to C and from the centre A, and...

## Elements of Geometry;: Containing the First Six Books of Euclid, with Two ...

Euclid, John Playfair - Euclid's Elements - 1795 - 462 pages
...lines ta cut off a part equal to the lefs. Let Afi and C be the two given ftraight lines, whereof AB i< the greater. It is required to cut off from AB, the greater, a part equal to C, the lefs. From the point A draw » the flraight line AD equal to C ; and from the centre A, and at the...

## The Elements of Euclid: Viz. the First Six Books, with the Eleventh and ...

Alexander Ingram - Trigonometry - 1799 - 374 pages
...lines to cut off a part equal to the lefs. Let AB and C be the two given ftraight lines, whereof AB is the greater: It is required to cut off from AB, the greater, a part equal to C, the lefs tp "" From the point A draw a the ftraight I «•• I* B line AD equal to C ; and from the centre...

## The Elements of Euclid: Also the Book of Euclid's Data ...cor. viz. The ...

Robert Simson - Trigonometry - 1804 - 530 pages
...lines to «ut off a part equal to the lefs. Let AB and C be the two given ftraight lines, whereof AB is the greater. It is required to cut off from AB, the greater, a part equal to C the lefs. i. 1• From the point A draw » the ftraight line AD equal to C ; and from the center A, and...

## Elements of Geometry;: Containing the First Six Books of Euclid, with a ...

John Playfair, Euclid - Circle-squaring - 1804 - 468 pages
...part equal to the lefs. D Let AB and C be the two .given ftraight lines, whereof AB is the greater. lt is required to cut off from AB, the greater, a part equal to C, the lefs. From the point A draw* the ftraight line AD equal to C. ; and from the centre A, and at the diftance...

## Elements of Geometry: Containing the First Six Books of Euclid, with a ...

John Playfair - Mathematics - 1806 - 320 pages
...lines to cut off a part equal to the less. Let AB and C be the two given straight lines, whereof AB is the greater. It is required to cut off from AB,...part equal to C, the less. From the point A draw* the straight line AD equal to C : and from the centre A, and at the distance AD, describeb the circle...