## Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry: From the Works of A.M. Legendre |

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**convex surface**of the prism ; the lines in which the lateral faces meet , are called lateral edges of the prism . 3. The ALTITUDE of a prism is the perpendicular dis- tance between the planes of its bases . 4. A RIGHT PRISM is one whose ... Page 179

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**convex surface**of the pyramid ; the lines in which the lateral faces meet , are called the lateral edges of the pyramid . 9. Pyramids are named from the number of sides of their bases ; a triangular pyramid is one whose base is a ... Page 181

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**convex surface**of a right prism is equal to the perim eter of either base multiplied by the altitude . Let ABCDE - K be a right prism : then is its**convex surface**equal to , ( AB + BC + CD + DE + EA ) × AF . For , the**convex surface**is ... Page 184

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**convex surface**of a right pyramid is equal to the perimeter of its base multiplied by half the slant height . Let S be the vertex , ABCDE the hase , and SF , perpendicular to EA , the slant height of a right pyramid : then will the convex ... Page 185

... convex sur- face of the pyramid , is equal to , ( AB + BC + CD + DE + EA ) × † SF ; which was to be proved . Scholium . The

... convex sur- face of the pyramid , is equal to , ( AB + BC + CD + DE + EA ) × † SF ; which was to be proved . Scholium . The

**convex surface**of a frustum of a right pyramid is equal to half the sum of the perimeters of its upper and lower ...### Other editions - View all

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AB² ABCD AC² adjacent angles altitude apothem Applying logarithms base and altitude bisect centre chord circle circumference circumscribed coincide cone consequently convex surface corresponding cosec cosine Cotang cylinder denote diagonals diameter difference distance divided draw drawn edges equally distant feet find the area Formula frustum given angle given straight line greater hence homologous hypothenuse included angle interior angles intersection less Let ABC log sin lower base mantissa measured by half number of sides opposite parallel parallelogram parallelopipedon perimeter perpendicular plane MN polyedral angle polyedron prism PROPOSITION proved pyramid quadrant radii radius rectangle regular polygons right angles right-angled triangle Scholium secant segment semi-circumference side BC similar sine slant height sphere spherical polygon spherical triangle square subtracted Tang tangent THEOREM triangle ABC triangular prisms triedral angle upper base vertex vertices whence

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Page 126 - The square of the hypothenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides ; as, 5033 402+302.

Page 59 - A'B'C', and applying the law of cosines, we have cos a' = cos b' cos c' + sin b' sin c' cos A'. Remembering the relations a' = 180° -A, b' = 180° - B, etc. (this expression becomes cos A = — cos B cos C + sin B sin C cos a.

Page 18 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts called degrees, and each degree into 60 equal parts called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds, and these into thirds, fourths, &c.

Page 104 - The square described on the hypothenuse of a rightangled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares described on the other two sides.

Page 6 - The logarithm of any power of a number is equal to the logarithm of the number multiplied by the exponent of the power.

Page 28 - If two triangles have two sides of the one equal to two sides of the...

Page 46 - All the interior angles of any rectilineal figure, together with four right angles, are equal to twice as many right angles as the figure has sides.

Page 99 - The area of a parallelogram is equal to the product of its base and altitude.

Page 172 - If two planes are perpendicular to 'each other, a straight line drawn in one of them, perpendicular to their intersection, will be perpendicular to the other.

Page 214 - A sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.