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When a straight line standing on another straight line makes the adjacent angles equal to one another, each of the angles is called a right angle ; and the straight line which stands on the other is called a perpendicular to it.
The elements of plane geometry, from the Sansk. text of Ayra Bhatta, ed. by ... - Page 5
by Āryabhaṭa - 1878

## The shipwright's vade-mecum [by D. Steel].

David Steel - 1805 - 392 pages
...each other. When a straight line AD standing upon another CB, makes angles ADC, ADB, on each side, equal to one another; each of these angles is called a Right Angle; and C J> B the line AD is said to be Perpendicular to the line CB. An angle is usually expressed by three...

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

John Playfair - Euclid's Elements - 1806 - 320 pages
...angle at a point, it may be expressed ' by a letter placed at that point ; as the angle at E.' VII. When a straight line standing on another straight...the adjacent angles equal to .one another, each of the angles is called a right angle ; and the straight line which stands on the other is called a perpendicular...

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

Robert Simson - Trigonometry - 1806 - 546 pages
...G * : therefore the angle ADG is equal c to the angle GDB : but when a straight line standing upon another straight line makes the adjacent angles equal to one another, each of the angles is a right angle d : therefore the angle GDB is a right angle: but FDB is likewise a '"...

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

Euclid - Geometry - 1810 - 554 pages
...equal e to the angle CHG; and 1. they are adjacent angles; but when a straight line standing on ae 8. 1 straight line makes the adjacent angles equal to one another, each of them is a right angle, and the straight line which stands upon the other is called a perpendicular...

## Pantologia. A new (cabinet) cyclopędia, by J.M. Good, O. Gregory ..., Volume 5

John Mason Good - 1813 - 714 pages
...two straight lines to or.e another, which meet together, but are not in the same straight line. 10. When a straight line standing on another straight...the adjacent angles equal to one another, each of the angles is called a right angle; and the straight line which stands on the other is called a perpendicular...

## Geometrical and Graphical Essays: Containing a General Description of the ...

George Adams - Geometry - 1813 - 576 pages
...straight line AB, //<>-. 1 , plate 4, standing upon another CD, makes angles ABC, ABD, on each side equal to one another ; each of these angles is called a right angle ; and the line AB is said to be perpendicular to the line CD. It is usual to express an angle by three letters,...

## The Elements of Euclid; viz. the first six books, together with the eleventh ...

Euclides - 1814 - 560 pages
...one angle at a point, it may be ex' pressed by a letter placed at that point; as the angle at E.' X. When a straight line standing on another straight...the adjacent angles equal to one another, each of the angles is called a right angle; and the straight line which stands on the other is called a perpendicular...

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

Euclides - 1816 - 588 pages
...centre G*: Therefore the angle ADG is equal0 to the angle GDB : But when a straight line standing upon another straight line makes the adjacent angles equal to one another, each of the angles is a right angle d: Therefore the angle GDB is a right angle: MoDef. ' But FDB is likewise...