## A graduated course of problems in practical plane and solid geometry |

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altitude Atlas axis base bound called centre circumference cloth complete cone construct contained curve cutting cylinder describe a circle describe an arc describe arcs determine diagonal distance divide division draw a line draw lines drawn edge elevation ellipse equal equal in area equilateral triangle extremities face figure four given circle given line given point given triangle ABC half height hexagon horizontal plane inches inclined inscribe intersection isosceles triangle Join length lines parallel Maps mark meeting NOTE obtain parallel parallel to xy parallelogram pass pentagon perpendicular Philips plane of projection polygon prism Problem produced projection projectors pyramid radii radius rectangle rectilineal figure regular represent required circle respectively right angles scale seen semicircle sides similar solid square tangent touching traces vertical plane

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Page 193 - A cone is a solid figure described by the revolution of a right-angled triangle about one of the sides containing the right angle, which side remains fixed. If the fixed side be equal to the other side containing the right angle, the cone is called a right-angled cone ; if it be less than the other side, an obtuse-angled ; and if greater, an acute-angled cone. XIX. The axis of a cone is the fixed straight line about which the triangle revolves.

Page 123 - A straight line is said to be cut in extreme and mean ratio, when the whole is to the greater segment as the greater segment is to the less.