# Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry: With Practical Applications

R.S. Davis & Company, 1869 - 382 pages
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### Contents

 ELEMENTARY PRINCIPLES 7 BOOK II 43 BOOK III 55 BOOK IV 76 BOOK V 118 BOOK VI 142 SOLID GEOMETRY 165 BOOK VIII 184
 MENSURATION OF SOLIDS 253 PRINCIPLES 263 APPLICATION OF ALGEBRA TO GEOMETRY 311 PLANE TRIGONOMETRY DEFINITIONS 13 BOOK III 41 SPHERICAL TRIGONOMETRY 72 APPLICATIONS TO ASTRONOMY AND GEOGRAPHY 105 13 13

 BOOK IX 214 THE THREE ROUND BODIES 238
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Page 37 - 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 103 - 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 95 - Each side of a spherical triangle is less than the sum of the other two sides.
Page 172 - If two planes are perpendicular to each other, a straight line drawn in one of them, perpendicular to their common section, will be perpendicular to the other plane.
Page 121 - 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 272 - ALSO THE AREA OF THE TRIANGLE FORMED BY THE CHORD OF THE SEGMENT AND THE RADII OF THE SECTOR. THEN...
Page 33 - C' (89) (90) (91) (92) (93) 112. In any plane triangle, the sum of any two sides is to their difference as the tangent of half the sum of the opposite angles is to the tangent of half their difference.
Page 19 - In an isosceles triangle, the angles opposite the equal sides are equal.
Page 94 - In any quadrilateral the sum of the squares of the sides is equivalent to the sum of the squares of the diagonals, plus four times the square of the straight line that joins the middle points of the diagonals.
Page 102 - 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'.