# Elements of Geometry and Plane Trigonometry: With an Appendix, and Copious Notes and Illustrations

A. Constable & Company, 1817 - Geometry - 432 pages

### Contents

 Section 1 1 Section 2 5 Section 3 7 Section 4 43 Section 5 45 Section 6 60 Section 7 71 Section 8 72
 Section 18 199 Section 19 200 Section 20 204 Section 21 224 Section 22 225 Section 23 226 Section 24 256 Section 25 257

 Section 9 73 Section 10 92 Section 11 95 Section 12 101 Section 13 110 Section 14 125 Section 15 128 Section 16 155 Section 17 181
 Section 26 260 Section 27 262 Section 28 264 Section 29 283 Section 30 318 Section 31 338 Section 32 365 Section 33 Copyright

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Page 30 - ... if a straight line, &c. QED PROPOSITION 29. — Theorem. If a straight line fall upon two parallel straight lines, it makes the alternate angles equal to one another ; and the exterior angle equal to the interior and opposite upon the same side ; and likewise the two interior angles upon the same side together equal to two right angles.
Page 333 - The first of four magnitudes is said to have the same ratio to the second which the third has to the fourth, when any...
Page 294 - If a straight line meets two straight lines, so as to " make the two interior angles on the same side of it taken " together less than two right angles...
Page 10 - A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference.
Page 137 - Componendo, by composition ; when there are four proportionals, and it is inferred that the first together with the second, is to the second, as the third together with the fourth, is to the fourth.
Page 84 - The angle at the centre of a circle is double of the angle at the circumference upon the same base, that is, upon the same part of the circumference.
Page 292 - Thus, for" example, he to whom the geometrical proposition, that the angles of a triangle are together equal to two right angles...
Page 93 - UPON a given straight line to describe a segment of a circle containing an angle equal to a given rectilineal angle.
Page 38 - 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 58 - The rectangle contained by the sum and difference of two straight lines is equivalent to the difference of the squares of these lines.