## Elements of Geometry, and Plane and Spherical Trigonometry: With Numerous Practical Problems |

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Page 320 - If two triangles have two angles of the one equal to two angles of the other, each to each, and one side equal to one side, viz.

Page 65 - If four magnitudes are in proportion, the sum of the first and second is to their difference as the sum of the third and fourth is to their difference.

Page 121 - In a given circle to inscribe a triangle equiangular to a given triangle. Let ABC be the given circle, and DEF the given triangle ; it is required to inscribe in the circle ABC a triangle equiangular to the triangle DEF.

Page 56 - If a straight line be divided into two equal parts, and also into two unequal parts; the rectangle contained by the unequal parts, together with the square of the line between the points of section, is equal to the square of half the line.

Page 34 - Conversely: if two angles of a triangle are equal, the sides opposite to them are equal, and the triangle it itosceles.

Page 126 - To inscribe a regular polygon of a certain number of sides in a given circle, we have only to divide the circumference into as many equal parts as the polygon has sides : for the arcs being equal, the chords AB, BC, CD, &c.

Page 22 - If two parallel lines are cut by a third straight line, the sum of the two interior angles on the same side of the secant line is equal to two right angles.

Page 277 - The logarithm of any power of a number is equal to the logarithm of the number multiplied by the exponent of the power.

Page 94 - The angle in a semicircle is a right angle ; the angle in a segment greater than a semicircle is less than a right angle ; and the angle in a segment less than a semicircle is greater than a right angle.

Page 30 - Therefore all the interior angles of the figure, together with four right angles, are equal to twice as many right angles as the figure has sides.