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

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**opposite**the right angle , is called the hypothe nuse . 2d . An OBLIQUE - ANGLED TRIANGLE is one whose angles are all oblique . If one angle of an oblique - angled triangle is 16 GEOMETRY . Page 17

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**opposite**sides parallel , two and two . There are two varieties of parallelograms : rectangles and rhomboids . 1st . A RECTANGLE is a parallelogram whose angles are all right angles . A SQUARE is an equilateral rectangle . 21. A ... Page 21

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**OPPOSITE**, or VERTICAL ANGLES , are those which lie on**opposite**sides of both lines ; thus , ACE and DCB , or ACD and ECB , are**opposite**angles . From the pro- position just demonstrated , the sum of any two adjacent angles is equal ... Page 22

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**opposite**angle will also be a right angle . is a right angle , For , ( P. I. , C. 1 ) , D A- -B IC E Cor . 2. If one line DE , is perpendicular to another AB , then will the second line AB be perpendicular to the first DE . and DCB are ... Page 30

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**opposite**the equal angles ; and conversely . PROPOSITION XI . THEOREM . In an isosceles triangle the angles**opposite**the equal sides are equal . Let BAC be an isosceles triangle , having the side AB equal to the side AC : then will the ...### Other editions - View all

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ABē ABCD ACē 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.