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 Books Books The area of a parallelogram is equal to the product of its base and altitude. Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry from the Works of A.M. Legendre ... - Page 93
by Charles Davies - 1854 - 432 pages ## The New Practical Builder and Workman's Companion, Containing a Full Display ...

Peter Nicholson - Architecture - 1823 - 596 pages
...rectangle is said to be contained by two of its sides, about any one of its angles. THEOREM 52. 147. The area of a parallelogram is equal to the product of its base and altitude. For the parallelogram ABCD is equal to the rectangle ABEF, which has the same base AB, and the same... ## Elements of Plane Geometry: For the Use of Schools

Nicholas Tillinghast - Geometry, Plane - 1844 - 96 pages
...parallelogram is equivalent to a rectangle which has an equal base and equal altitude. Cor. 2. Hence the area of a parallelogram is equal to the product of its base by its altitude (Prop. 1).* Cor. 3. Hence parallelograms of equal altitudes, are in proportion... ## Elements of Geometry and Conic Sections

Elias Loomis - Conic sections - 1849 - 252 pages
...linear units contained in the base, and the other the number of linear units contained in the altitude. PROPOSITION V. THEOREM. The area of a parallelogram is equal to the product of its base by its altitude. Cor. Parallelograms of the same base are to each other as their altitudes, and... ## Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry

Adrien Marie Legendre - Geometry - 1852 - 436 pages
...square on a single one ; on a triple line it is nine times as great, &c. E PROPOSITION V. THEOEEM. The area of a parallelogram is equal to the product...and BE its altitude : then will its area be equal to ABxBE. Draw Af] ar1d complete the rectangle ABEF. The parallelogram ABCD is equivalent to the rectangle... ## Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry: With Applications in Mensuration

Charles Davies - Geometry - 1886 - 324 pages
...EF+ AD x FB. THEOREM V1H. The area of any parallelogram is equal to the product of its base by its altitude. Let ABCD be any parallelogram, and BE its altitude : then will its area be equal to ABxBE. For, draw AF perpendicular to thn D base AB, and produce CD to F. Then, the parallelogram BD... ## Mathematical Dictionary and Cyclopedia of Mathematical Science: Comprising ...

Charles Davies, William Guy Peck - Mathematics - 1855 - 630 pages
...is an equilateral parallelogram or rhojnbus. The diagonals of a rectangle are equal to each other. The area of a parallelogram is equal to the product of its base by its altitude. Any two parallelograms having the same or equal bases are to each other as their... ## Practical carpentry, joinery, and cabinet-making [by P. Nicholson. by P ...

Peter Nicholson - Cabinetwork - 1856 - 216 pages
...rectangle is said to be contained by two of its sides, about any one of its angles. THEOREM 43. 111. The area of a parallelogram is equal to the product of its base and altitude. For the parallelogram ABCD is equal to the rectangle ABEF, which has the same base AB, and the same... ## Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry from the Works of A. M. Legendre ...

Adrien Marie Legendre, Charles Davies - Geometry - 1857 - 444 pages
...evidently four times as great as the square on a single one ; on a triple line it is nine times as great, PROPOSITION V. THEOREM. The area of a parallelogram is equal to the product of its boat and altitude. Let ABCD be any parallelogram, and BE its altitude: then will its area be equal... ## Elements of Geometry and Conic Sections

Elias Loomis - Conic sections - 1858 - 234 pages
...linear units contained in the base, and the other the number of linear units contained in the altitude. PROPOSITION V. THEOREM. The area of a parallelogram is equal to the product of its base by its altitude. Let ABCD be a parallelogram, AF its -pn EC altitude, and AB its base ; then is... 