## Elements of Geometry: With Practical Applications to Mensuration |

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### Popular passages

Page 61 - If two triangles have the three sides of the one equal to the three sides of the other, each to each, the triangles are congruent.

Page 103 - The areas of two triangles which have an angle of the one equal to an angle of the other are to each other as the products of the sides including the equal angles. A D A' Hyp. In triangles ABC and A'B'C', To prove AABC A A'B'C' A'B' x A'C ' Proof. Draw the altitudes BD and B'D'.

Page 39 - 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 105 - If two triangles have two angles of the one equal to two angles of the other, each to each, and also one side of the one equal to the corresponding side of the other, the triangles are congruent.

Page 21 - In an isosceles triangle, the angles opposite the equal sides are equal. Let ABC be an isosceles triangle, in which the side AB is equal to the side AC ; then will the angle B be equal to the angle C.

Page 38 - If a side of any triangle be produced, the exterior angle is equal to the two interior and opposite angles ; and the three interior angles of every triangle are equal to two right angles.

Page 123 - Through a given point to draw a straight line parallel to a given straight line, Let A be the given point, and BC the given straight line : it is required to draw through the point A a straight line parallel to BC.

Page 168 - ... the same, or a like inclination to one another, which two other planes have, when the said angles of inclination are equal to one another.

Page 170 - If a straight line is perpendicular to each of two straight lines at their point of intersection, it is perpendicular to the plane of those lines.

Page 274 - ALSO THE AREA OF THE TRIANGLE FORMED BY THE CHORD OF THE SEGMENT AND THE RADII OF THE SECTOR. THEN...