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" The straight line joining the middle points of two sides of a triangle is parallel to the third side and equal to half of it 46 INTERCEPTS BY PARALLEL LINES. "
A Text-book of Geometry - Page 64
by George Albert Wentworth - 1888 - 386 pages
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Elements of Plane Geometry According to Euclid

Andrew Bell - Euclid's Elements - 1837 - 290 pages
...sides. 9. To bisect a parallelogram by a line drawn from a point in one of its sides. 10. A line joining the middle points of two sides of a triangle, is parallel to the base, and equal to the half of it. 11. The quadrilateral formed by joining the successiYe middle points...
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The Mathematician, Volume 2

1847 - 364 pages
...middle points of the edges AC, AB, BD, BC, DA, DC respectively. Then, since the line drawn to bisect two sides of a triangle is parallel to the third side, and equal to half of it, we have BC = 2KN = 2HG, DC = 2MG = 2LK, AC = 2HL = 2MN, DA = 2KH = 2GN, AB = 2LG...
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A Treatise on the Higher Plane Curves: Intended as a Sequel to A Treatise on ...

George Salmon - Conic sections - 1852 - 338 pages
...the internal bisector of the third angle : interpreted the other way, express that the line joining the middle points of two sides of a triangle is parallel to the third side. 5. We give now some examples of the use of these equations of the first degree. Ex. 1. Tiie bisectors...
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The synoptical Euclid; being the first four books of Euclid's Elements of ...

Euclides - 1853 - 146 pages
...right angles. 10. To describe a square equal to the difference of two given squares. II. A line joining the middle points of two sides of a triangle is parallel to the "base, and equal to half of it. 12. To bisect a given parallelogram by a line drawn from a point in...
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The American Journal of Education and College Review, Volume 2

Education - 1856 - 732 pages
...is an easy deduction, from any one of this series, that a straight line cutting off' equimultiples of two sides of a triangle is parallel to the third side ; and, conversely, a parallel to one side cuts off equimultiples of the other two sides. We need now to have...
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Gradations in Euclid : books i. and ii., with an explanatory preface [&c ...

Euclides - 1858 - 248 pages
...The square of a line is equal to four times the square of its half. 11. The st. line which bisects two sides of a triangle, is parallel to the third side, and equal to one-half of it. 12. If two sides of a triangle be given, its area will be greatest when they...
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Euclid's Elements of plane geometry [book 1-6] explicitly enunciated, by J ...

Euclides - 1860 - 142 pages
...from P, and the line BC joining them is parallel to AE. EXERCISE XLIX. — THEOREM. The line joining the middle points of two sides of a triangle is parallel to the base, and equal to the half of it. Let ABC be a triangle, the line DE, that joins the middle points...
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Euclid's Elements of Geometry: Chiefly from the Text of Dr. Simson ...

Robert Potts - 1865 - 528 pages
...is equal to three times that in the first. VL 119. The line joining the points of bisection of any two sides of a triangle is parallel to the third side, and the triangle so formed is onefourth of the given triangle. 120. If in the triangle ABC, BC be bisected...
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Mechanics required for the Additional Subjects for Honours at the Previous ...

James McDowell - Mechanics - 1867 - 120 pages
...and cut each other in a point of trisection. (EXERCISES, p. 3, No. 5.) Also the straight line joining the middle points of two sides of a triangle is parallel to the third side, and equal to half of it. (1) Let AB CD be a rhombus. In the triangles ABC, ADC, the sides AB, AC are equal...
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An Elementary Course of Plane Geometry

Richard Wormell - Geometry, Plane - 1870 - 304 pages
...is frequently of use in solving problems on the intersection of lines : — "A straight line joining the middle points of two sides of a triangle is parallel to the third and equal to half the third." We will here give a few problems in which this fact is applied. 354....
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