## Plane and Solid Geometry: To which is Added Plane and Spherical Trigonometry and Mensuration. Accompanied with All the Necessary Logarithmic and Trigonometric Tables |

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**pyramid**. The perpen- dicular distance from the vertex to the base is called its altitude . VII . A**pyramid**is triangular , quadrilateral , pentagonal , etc. , according as the base is a triangle , quadrilateral , pentagon , etc. VIII ... Page 166

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**pyramid**be cut by a plane parallel to its base , the section thus formed will be a polygon similar to the base , and the lateral edges and the altitude will be cut into proportional parts . First , since the planes ABCDEF , abcdef are ... Page 167

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**pyramids**S- ABCDE , T - MNP have equivalent bases situated in the same plane , and equal altitudes , the sections made by a plane parallel to their bases , are also equivalent . S E D F 0 C A B M સ T q m n P N For , since the polygons ... Page 168

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**pyramid**, it follows that the lateral surface is equal to the sum of the bases of all these triangles , or the perimeter of the**pyramid's**base , into one half the slant height . S b с D C E F A B Cor . I. If two right**pyramids**have the ... Page 169

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**pyramid**, construct interior prisms , having for edges the corresponding parts of sa . It is plain that the sum of all the exterior prisms of the pyra- mid S- ABC will be greater than this**pyramid**; and , also , that the sum of all the ...### Other editions - View all

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a+b+c altitude apothem bisect centre chord circumference circumscribed cone consequently corresponding cosec Cosine Cotang cube cubic cylinder decimal denote diameter dicular divided draw drawn equation equivalent exterior angles feet figure frustum Geom give greater half hence hypotenuse inches intersection logarithm measure multiplied number of sides opposite parallel parallelogram parallelopipedon pendicular perimeter perpen perpendicular plane MN polyedral angle polyedron prism PROBLEM proportion pyramid quadrant radii radius ratio rectangle regular inscribed regular polygon respectively equal right angles right-angled triangle Scholium secant sector similar similar triangles Sine slant height solid solve the triangle sphere spherical triangle square straight line subtract suppose surface Tang tangent THEOREM three sides triangle ABC triangular prism volume ΙΟ

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Page 35 - 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 80 - 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 139 - 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 17 - The sum of all the angles of a polygon is equal to twice as many right angles as the polygon has sides, less two.

Page 176 - The radius of a sphere is a straight line, drawn from the centre to any point of the...

Page 182 - Every section of a sphere, made by a plane, is a circle.

Page 28 - If two triangles have two sides of the one equal respectively to two sides of the other, but the included angle of the first greater than the included angle of the second, then the third side of the first is greater than the third side of the second. Given A ABC and A'B'C ' with Proof STATEMENTS Apply A A'B'C ' to A ABC so that A'B

Page 165 - ... bases simply : hence two prisms of the same altitude are to each other as their bases. For a like reason, two prisms of the same base are to each other as their altitudes.

Page 29 - ... to two sides of the other, but the third side of the first greater than the third side of the second, the angle opposite the third side of the first is.

Page 13 - If equals be added to unequals, the wholes are unequal. V. If equals be taken from unequals, the remainders are unequal. VI. Things which are double of the same, are equal to one another.