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Page 87 - If two triangles have one angle of the one equal to one angle of the other and the sides about these equal angles proportional, the triangles are similar.

Page 85 - IF a side of any triangle be produced, the exterior angle is equal to the two interior and opposite angles ; and the three interior angles of every triangle are equal to two right angles.

Page 19 - That he is properly certified as free from any physical defect or disease which would be likely to interfere with the proper discharge of his duties ; Third.

Page 85 - If, from the ends of the side of a triangle, there be drawn two straight lines to a point within the triangle, these shall be less than, the other two sides of the triangle, but shall contain a greater angle. Let...

Page 86 - Prove it. 6.If a straight line be bisected and produced to any point, the rectangle contained by the whole line thus produced, and the part of it produced together with the -square on half the line bisected, is equal to the square on the straight line which is made up of the half and the part produced.

Page 69 - I will not dissemble the first emotions of joy on the recovery of my freedom, and perhaps the establishment of my fame. But my pride was soon humbled, and a sober melancholy was spread over my mind, by the idea that I had taken an everlasting leave of an old and agreeable companion, and that whatsoever might be the future date of my History, the life of the historian must be short and precarious.

Page 19 - To ascertain that the candidate is free from any physical defect or disease which would be likely to interfere with the proper discharge of his duties.

Page 116 - Literature 500 7375 5. The merit of the persons examined will be estimated by marks, and the number set opposite to each branch in the preceding regulation denotes the greatest number of marks that can be obtained in respect of it.

Page 86 - In obtuse-angled triangles, if a perpendicular be drawn from either of the acute angles to the opposite side produced, the square on the side subtending the obtuse angle, is greater than the squares on the sides containing the obtuse angle, by twice the rectangle contained by the side...

Page 86 - To a given straight line to apply a parallelogram, which shall be equal to a given triangle, and have one of its angles equal to a given rectilineal angle.