## Elemento of Geometry, Theoretical and Practical: Containing a Full Explanation of the Construction and Use of Tables, and a New System of Surveying |

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A₁ abscissa algebraical altitude axis base becomes BINOMIAL THEOREM bisecting C₁ centre chains chord circle circumference coefficients computation constant continuous function cosc cosine cota curve D₂ denominator denote determine diameter difference diminished distance divided division divisor draw drawn ellipse equal equation exponent factors find the derivative fraction function geometry given greater horizontal Hyperbola hypothenuse increment intersect logarithm measured minus multiplied observe operation opposite parabola parallel parallelogram perpendicular plane polygon polynomial problem proportional PROPOSITION quantities quotient radii radius ratio rectangle right angled triangle Scholium secant secant line segments sine sinx square straight line subtangent subtracting tana tanb tangent theorem variable vertical whence y₁

### Popular passages

Page 13 - If two triangles have two sides of the one equal to two sides of the...

Page 264 - ... greater than the angle contained by the two sides equal to them, of the other ; the base of that which has the greater angle, shall be greater than the base of the other. Let ABC, DEF be two triangles, which have the two sides AB, AC, equal to...

Page 217 - Through a given point to draw a line parallel to a given straight line.

Page 195 - As the sine of the angle opposite the given side, is to the sine of the angle opposite the required side ; so is the given side to the required side.

Page 197 - To find the other side: — • as the sum of the two given sides is to their difference, so is the tangent of half the sum of their opposite angles to the tangent of half their difference...

Page 170 - The sine of an arc is the perpendicular let fall from one extremity of the arc on the diameter which passes through the other extremity.

Page 45 - In a series of equal ratios, any antecedent is to its consequent, as the sum of all the antecedents is to the sum of all the consequents. Let a: 6 = c: d = e :/. Then, by Art.

Page 83 - ... by four times the square of the line joining the middle points of the diagonals.

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Page 177 - The sum of the sines of two arcs is to their difference, as the tangent of half the sum of those arcs is to the tangent of half their difference.