## Euclidian Geometry |

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**readers**who are offended by the baldness and frigidity which commonly disfigure translations . The treatises are accompanied by Introductions , Notes , Maps , and a chronological Summary . The ATHENÆUM says of this work that it is " a ... Page 11

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**Reading**Book , with explanatory Notes , Critical and Historical . Edition , with a Vocabulary . 12mo . 3s . 6d . Third In the last twenty chapters of this volume , Thucydides sketches the rise and progress of the Athenian Empire in so ... Page 12

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**reading**, and which he may himself set down in his note - book after some scheme of his own , than from a heap of quotations amassed for him by others . " The Notes are abundant , explicit , and full of such grammatical and other ... Page 17

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**reading**of the higher classes in our good schools . That this should be so is the more a matter for remark , since the subject would appear to be peculiarly fitted for such an adaptation . . . . . I have endeavoured , as much as ... Page 24

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**reading**, combines , to the same extent , so many valuable hints of methods of cal- culations to be employed hereafter , with so much pleasure in its present In order to understand the work it is not necessary to have much knowledge of ...### Other editions - View all

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base bisect Cambridge centre chapter chord circle circumference classes cloth College common complete construction contained Crown 8vo DEFINITION describe diameter difference divided double draw drawn Edition elementary English equal equiangular Examination Examples extremities fall fcap figure former four GEOMETRY given point given straight line Grammar greater Hence Illustrations impossible inscribed introduction Join language Latin less magnitudes Master Mathematical meet method Notes opposite parallel parallelogram pass perimeter perpendicular plane polygon possible present principles PROBLEM produced Professor proportional PROPOSITION prove ratio reading rect rectangle render respectively revised right angles Schools Second Edition segment selected sides similar Similarly square student taken tangent THEOREM third touch TREATISE triangle twice University volume whole

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Page 1 - ON THE ALGEBRAICAL AND NUMERICAL THEORY OF ERRORS OF OBSERVATIONS AND THE COMBINATION OF OBSERVATIONS.

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Page 157 - The first of four magnitudes is said to have the same ratio to the second, which the third has to the fourth, when any equimultiples whatsoever of the first and third being taken, and any equimultiples whatsoever of the second and fourth ; if the multiple of the first be less than that of the second, the multiple of the third is also less than that of the fourth...

Page 15 - ... and the principles on which the observations made with these instruments are treated for deduction of the distances and weights of the bo.iits of the Solar System, and of a few stars, omitting all minutiit of Elementary Class- Books — continued. formulcE, and all troublesome details of calculation.