## Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry |

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The

The

**whole**is greater than any of its parts . 9. The**whole**is equal to the sum of all its parts . 10. All right angles are equal to each other . 11 From one point to another only one straight line can be drawn . 12. Page 14

Two straight lines , which have two points common , coincide with each other throughout their

Two straight lines , which have two points common , coincide with each other throughout their

**whole**extent , and form one ana the same straight line . B E I D pose , however , that on being produced , these 14 GEOMETRY . Page 21

But the part cannot be equal to the

But the part cannot be equal to the

**whole**( Ax . 8. ) ; hence , there is no inequality between the sides BA , AC ; therefore , the triangle BAC is isosceles . PROPOSITION XIII . THEOREM . Page 22

and the line CD would coincide with CE ; otherwise , a part would be equal to the

and the line CD would coincide with CE ; otherwise , a part would be equal to the

**whole**, which is impossible ( Ax . 8. ) . A C B PROPOSITION XV . THEOREM . If from a point without a straight line , a perpendicular be let fall on the ... Page 34

Thus , of two magnitudes , one of them may be considered to be divided into some number of equal parts , each of the same kind as the

Thus , of two magnitudes , one of them may be considered to be divided into some number of equal parts , each of the same kind as the

**whole**, and one of those parts being considered as an unit of measure , the inagnitude may be ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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ABCD adjacent altitude base become Book called centre chord circle circumference circumscribed common cone consequently contained Cosine Cotang cylinder described determine diameter difference distance divided draw drawn equal equations equivalent expressed extremities faces feet figure follows formed four frustum give given gles greater half hence homologous hypothenuse included inscribed intersection less let fall logarithm manner means measured meet middle multiplied number of sides opposite parallel parallelogram pass perpendicular plane polygon prism PROBLEM Prop proportional PROPOSITION pyramid quadrant quantities radii radius ratio reason rectangle regular remaining right angles Scholium segment sides similar Sine solid solid angle sphere spherical triangle square straight line suppose taken Tang tangent THEOREM third triangle triangle ABC unit vertex whole