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To divide a given straight line into two parts, so that the rectangle contained by the whole and one of the parts, shall be equal to the square on the other part.
Euclid - Page 138
by Euclid, Rupert Deakin - 1903 - 164 pages

## The Elements of Euclid: The Errors, by which Theon, Or Others, Have Long Ago ...

Robert Simson - Trigonometry - 1762 - 466 pages
...ftraight line, &c, Q^ED PROP. VIII. THEOR; TF a ftraight line be divided into any two parts, four times the rectangle contained by the whole line, and one of the parts, together with the fquare of the other part, is equal to the fquare of the ftraight line which is made...

## The Elements of Euclid, Viz: The Errors, by which Theon, Or Others, Have ...

Robert Simson - Trigonometry - 1775 - 520 pages
...Q._E. D. cCof.4.t. E PROP. VIII. THEO K. TF a ftraight line be divided into any two parts, four times the rectangle contained by the whole line, and one of the parts, together with the fquare of the other part, is equal to the fquare of the ftraight line which is made...

## Elements of Algebra for the Use of Students in Universities: To which is ...

William Trail - Algebra - 1796 - 311 pages
...in place of that conftruction. PROP. PROP. I. To divide a given Jlraight line AB into two parts, fo that the rectangle contained by the -whole line, and one of the parts, may be equal to thefquare of the other part. This is Prop. i ith II. B. of Euclid. e ~-~ ACB Let C be the point of...

## The Elements of Euclid: Viz. the First Six Books, with the Eleventh and ...

Alexander Ingram - Trigonometry - 1799 - 351 pages
...34- 1• bCoi. 4. 2 PROP. VIII. TIIEOR. F a ftraight line be divided into any two parts, four times the rectangle contained by the whole line, and one of the parts, together with the Iquare of the other part, is equal to the fquare of the ftraight line which is made...

## Elements of Geometry: Containing the Principal Propositions in the First Six ...

John Bonnycastle - 1803 - 306 pages
...fquareg of AS, Bg, CD and DA. Q..ED PROP. XXII, PROBLEM. To divide a given right line into two parts, fo that the rectangle contained by the whole line and one of the parts, fhall be equal to the fquare of the other part. Let AB be the given right line ; it is required to...

## The Elements of Euclid: Also the Book of Euclid's Data ...cor. viz. The ...

Robert Simson - Trigonometry - 1804
...ftraight line, &c. Q^ED PROP. VIII. THE OR. IF a ftraight line be divided into any two parts, four times the rectangle contained by the whole line, and one of the parts, together with the fquare of the other part, is equal to the fquare of the ftraight line which is made...

## Elements of Geometry: Containing the First Six Books of Euclid, with a ...

John Playfair - Euclid's Elements - 1806 - 320 pages
...because DG=DB; therefore AD2+DB2=2AC2+ 2CD2. Wherefore, if a straight line, &c, QE D, PROP. XI. PROB. TO divide a given straight line into two parts, so that the rectangle contained by the whole and one of the parts may be equal to the square of the other part. Let AB be the given straight line...

## The Elements of Euclid: The Errors, by which Theon, Or Others, Have Long Ago ...

Robert Simson - Trigonometry - 1806 - 518 pages
...double of the squares of AC, CD. Wherefore, wr a straight line, &c. QED PROP. XI. PROB. TO clivjde a given straight line into two parts, so that the rectangle contained by the whole and one of the parts shall be equal to the square of the other part. Let AB be the given straight line...