# An Elementary Treatise of Spherical Geometry and Trigonometry

Durrie & Peck, 1848 - Geometry - 122 pages
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### Contents

 Definitions 7 Two Spheres 13 Spherical Triangles 22
 Biquadrantal Triangles 43 Obliqueangled Triangles 69 11 83

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Page 50 - ... 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 106 - ... that the sine of half the sum of any two sides of a spherical triangle, is to the sine of half their difference as the cotangent of half the angle contained between them, to the tangent of half the difference of the angles opposite to them : and also that the cosine of half the sum of these sides, is to the cosine of half their difference, as the cotangent of half the angle contained...
Page 94 - A cos 6 = cos a cos c + sin a sin c cos B cos c = cos a cos 6 + sin a sin 6 cos C Law of Cosines for Angles cos A = — cos B...
Page 96 - Spherical Triangle the cosine of any side is equal to the product of the cosines of the other two sides...
Page 8 - Axis of a great circle of a sphere is that diameter of the sphere which is perpendicular to the plane of the circle.
Page 27 - Therefore, if two triangles have two sides and the included angle of one, equal to two sides and the included angle of the other, the two triangles are equal in all respects.
Page 101 - Law: cos a = cos b cos c + sin b sin c cos A cos b = cos c cos a + sin c sin a cos B cos c = cos a cos b + sin a sin b cos C cos A = -cos B...
Page 96 - B . sin c = sin b . sin C cos a = cos b . cos c + sin b . sin c cos b = cos a . cos c + sin a . sin c cos A cos B cos c = cos a . cos b + sin a . sin b . cos C ..2), cotg b . sin c = cos G.
Page 27 - If two angles of a spherical triangle are equal, the sides opposite these angles are equal and the triangle is isosceles. In the spherical triangle ABC, let the angle B equal the angle C. To prove that AC = AB. Proof. Let the A A'B'C
Page 74 - Given two sides, and an angle opposite one of them, to find the remaining parts. 19. For this case, we employ proportions (3); sin a : sin b : : sin A .Ex. 1. Given the side a = 44� 13• 45", b = 84� 14• 29", and the angle A = 32� 26• 07" : required the remaining paris.