## Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry |

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B A F D E If the semicircle and semi - polygon be -evolved about EA , the semicircle will C describe a

B A F D E If the semicircle and semi - polygon be -evolved about EA , the semicircle will C describe a

**sphere**, and the semi - polygon a solid which has for its measure ОI2 × EA ( Prop . XIII . ) ; and this will be true whatever be the ... Page 186

OF

OF

**SPHERICAL TRIANGLES**AND SPHERICAL POLYGONS . Definitions . 1. A**spherical triangle**is a portion of the surface of a sphere , bounded by three arcs of great circles . These arcs are named the sides of the triangle , and are always ... Page 187

In every

In every

**spherical triangle**, any side is less than the sum of the other two . Let O be the centre of the sphere , and ACB the triangle ; draw the radii OA , OB , OC . Imagine the planes AOB , AOC , COB , to be drawn ; these planes will ... Page 188

THEOREM The sum of all the sides of any

THEOREM The sum of all the sides of any

**spherical**polygon is less than the circumference of a great circle , E C Take the pentagon ABCDE , for example . Produce the sides AB , DC , till they meet in F ; then since BC is less than BF + ... Page 192

From the vertices A , B , C , as poles , let the arcs EF , FD , ED , be described , forming on the surface of the

From the vertices A , B , C , as poles , let the arcs EF , FD , ED , be described , forming on the surface of the

**sphere**, the**triangle**DFE ; then will the points D , E , and F , be respectively poles of the sides BC , E M AC , AB .### What people are saying - Write a review

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