Elements of Geometry
Hilliard and Metcalf, 1825 - Geometry - 224 pages
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ABC fig ABCD adjacent altitude angle ACB applied base called centre chord circ circle circumference circumscribed common cone consequently considered construction contained Corollary cylinder Demonstration described diameter difference distance divided draw drawn entire equal equivalent example extremities faces figure follows formed four give given greater half hence homologous sides inclination inscribed join less let fall manner mean measure meet moreover multiplied namely opposite parallel parallelogram parallelopiped pass perimeter perpendicular plane plane angles polyedron polygon prism PROBLEM proportional proposition pyramid radii radius ratio reason rectangle regular polygon remain respect right angles Scholium sector segment side BC sides similar solid angle Solution sphere spherical triangle square straight line suppose surface taken THEOREM third triangle ABC vertex vertices whence
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Page 9 - 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 63 - The square of the hypothenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides ; as, 5033 402+302.
Page 9 - Hence a straight line drawn from the vertex of an isosceles triangle, to the middle of the base, is perpendicular to that base, and divides the vertical angle into two equal parts.
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Page 61 - The areas of two triangles which have an angle of the one equal to an angle of the other are to each other as the products of the sides including the equal angles. A D A' Hyp. In triangles ABC and A'B'C', To prove AABC A A'B'C' A'B' x A'C ' Proof. Draw the altitudes BD and B'D'.
Page 166 - In any spherical triangle, the greater side is opposite the greater angle ; and conversely, the greater angle is opposite the greater side.
Page 153 - CIRCLE is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre; as the figure ADB E.
Page 25 - Two equal chords are equally distant from the centre ; and of two unequal chords, the less is at the greater distance from the centre.
Page 164 - If two triangles have two sides and the inchtded angle of the one respectively equal to two sides and the included angle of the other, the two triangles are equal in all respects.