## Elements of Geometry |

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... at the same time , a discipline of peculiar kind , distinct from that of analysis , and which , in important mathematical researches , may afford great assistance towards discovering the most simple and elegant

... at the same time , a discipline of peculiar kind , distinct from that of analysis , and which , in important mathematical researches , may afford great assistance towards discovering the most simple and elegant

**solutions**. Page 3

A Problem is a question proposed which requires a

A Problem is a question proposed which requires a

**solution**. A Lemma is a subsidiary truth employed in the demonstration of a theorem , or in the**solution**of a problem . The common name of Proposition ... Page 36

**Solution**. From the points A and B , as centres , and with a radius greater than the half of AB , describe two arcs cutting each other in D ; the point D will be equally distant from the points A and B ; find , in like manner , either ... Page 37

**Solution**. Take the points B and C , at equal distances from A ; and from B and C , as centres , with a radius greater than BA , describe two arcs cutting each other in D ; draw AD , which will be the perpendicular required . Page 38

**Solution**1. If it is proposed to bisect the arc AB ( fig . 74 ) , from the points A and B , as centres , with the same radius , describe two arcs intersecting each other in D ; through the point D and the centre C draw CD , which will ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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