## Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry |

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A portion of the circumference , such as FHG , is called An

A portion of the circumference , such as FHG , is called An

**inscribed**angle is one which , like BAC , has its vertex in the circumference , and is formed by two chords . B an arc . The chord , or subtense of an arc , is the straight ... Page 42

An

An

**inscribed**triangle is one which , like BAC , has its three angular points in the circumference . And , generally , an**inscribed**figure is one , of which all the angles have their vertices in the circumference . Page 43

Hence the greatest line which can be

Hence the greatest line which can be

**inscribed**in a circle is its diameter . PROPOSITION III . THEOREM . A straight line cannot meet the circumference of a circle in more than two points . For , if it could meet it in three , those ... Page 54

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An

**inscribed**angle is measured by half the arc included between its sides . Let BAD be an**inscribed**angle , and let us first suppose that the centre of the circle lies within the angle BAD . Draw the diameter AE , and the radii CB ... Page 55

All the angles BAC , BDC , BEC ,

All the angles BAC , BDC , BEC ,

**inscribed**in the same segment are equal ; because they are all measured by the half of the same arc BOC . B Cor . 2. Every angle BAD ,**inscribed**in a semicircle is a right angle ; because it is measured ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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