## Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry |

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The proposition in Book V. , which proves that a polygon and

The proposition in Book V. , which proves that a polygon and

**circle**may be made to coincide so nearly , as to differ from each other by less than any assignable quantity , has been taken from the Edinburgh Encyclopedia . Page 5

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**Circle**and the Measurement of Angles , Problems relating to the First and Third Books , BOOK IV . Planes and Solid Angles , Polyedrons , 400mm The Proportions of Figures and the Measurement of Areas , - Problems relating to the ... Page 40

MN : P : Q R : ST : V MXR NXS :: P × T : Q × V. MxQ = NxP RxV = SxT , we shall have MxQxRxV = NxPxSxT MXRxQxV = N × S × P × T MXR NXS :: PXT : Q × V. • We 1 BOOK III . THE

MN : P : Q R : ST : V MXR NXS :: P × T : Q × V. MxQ = NxP RxV = SxT , we shall have MxQxRxV = NxPxSxT MXRxQxV = N × S × P × T MXR NXS :: PXT : Q × V. • We 1 BOOK III . THE

**CIRCLE**, AND THE MEASUREMENT OF 40 GEOMETRY . Page 41

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**CIRCLE**, AND THE MEASUREMENT OF ANGLES . Definitions . 1. The circumference of a**circle**is a curved line , all the points of which are equally distant from a point within , called the centre . The**circle**is the space terminated by A ... Page 42

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**circle**is then said to circumscribe such a figure . 7. A secant is a line which meets the circumference in two points , and lies partly within and partly without the**circle**. AB is a secant . 8. A tangent is a line which has but one ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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