| John Playfair - Mathematics - 1806 - 320 pages
...POSTULATES. I. LET it be granted that a straight line may be drawn from any one point to any other point. II. **That a terminated straight line may be produced to any length in a straight line.** HI. And thai a circle may be described from any centre, at any distance from that centre. AXIOMS. ,... | |
| David Phineas Adams, William Emerson, Samuel Cooper Thacher - 1808 - 708 pages
...confound our two articles. " In the Celtic" says he, " the article an signifies the and that." But as **things, which are equal to the same, are equal to one another,** it is easy to prove, since an means that, and //•.- means that, that an and the are in the English... | |
| John Mason Good - 1813 - 714 pages
.... Let it b* granted that a straight line ir.ay be drawn froir. any one point to any other point. 2. **That a terminated straight line may be produced to any length in a straight line.** 3. And that a circle may be described from any centre, at any distance irom that centre. jtiiams.—l.... | |
| English literature - 1814 - 1032 pages
...contrary, they are such 35, considered separately, do not afford room for a single inference. — That **things which are equal to the same, are equal to one another,** and that the whole is greater than its part, considered in themselves, are mere barren truisms. The... | |
| Charles Butler - 1814 - 582 pages
...ACE, BC is equal to BA, by the \5th definition; therefore CA,.CB are each of them equal to AB ; but **things which are equal to the same are equal to one another,** by the 1st' axiom; wherefore CA and CB are equal to one another, being each equal to AB ; consequently... | |
| Euclides - 1816 - 588 pages
...POSTULATES. I. LET it be granted that a straight line may be drawn from any one point to any other point. II. **That a terminated straight line may be produced to...which are equal to the same are equal to one another.** II. . If equals be added to equals, the wholes are equal. III. If equals be taken from equals, the... | |
| John Greig - 1816 - 224 pages
...because they divide the globe into unequal parts, called segments, as o C b and A ob B D. 2. Axioms.* 1. **Things which are equal to the same, are equal to one another.** * Axiom, implies a plain, self-evident troth or proposition, which is no sooner proposed but understood.... | |
| John Playfair - Circle-squaring - 1819 - 350 pages
...POSTULATES. I. LET it be granted that a straight line may be drawn from any one point to any other point. II. **That a terminated straight line may be produced to...centre. AXIOMS. I. THINGS which are equal to the same** thing are equal to one another. II. If equals be added to equals, the wholes are equal. III. If equate... | |
| John Playfair - 1819 - 354 pages
..." LET it be granted that a straight line may be drawn from any one point to any other point. V H. . **That a terminated straight line may be produced to any length in a straight line.** HI. And that a circle may be described from any centre, at any distance from that centre. AXIOMS. I.... | |
| John Mason Good - 1819 - 800 pages
...— 1. Let it be granted that a straight line may be drawn from any one point to lay other point. 5. **That a terminated straight line may be produced to any length in a straight** tine. 3. And that a circle maybe described from азу centre, at any distance from that centre. Aihitis.... | |
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