## Elements of Geometry |

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**cone**, and the cylinder . The measure of the surfaces and solidities of these bodies is deter- mined by a method analogous to that of Archimedes , and found- ed , as to surfaces , upon the same principles , which we have endeavoured to ... Page 177

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**cone**, and the hypothenuse SB de- scribes the convex surface of the**cone**. The point S is called the vertex of the**cone**, SA the axis or altitude , and SB the side . Every section HKFI , made perpendicularly to the axis , is a circle ... Page 178

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**cones**are similar , when their axes are to each other as the diameters of their bases . 511. If , in the circle ACD ( fig ...**cone**and the sphere are the three round bodies , which are treated of in the elements . Preliminary Lemmas upon ... Page 179

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**cone**and cylin- der . It should be observed , moreover , that the denomination of convex surface is not confined to curved surfaces ; it compre- hends polyedral faces , or surfaces composed of several pianes , also surfaces that are in ... Page 184

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**cone**is equal to surf . AO × 1 SO . 1. Let surf . AO × 1 SO be supposed to be the solidity of a greater**cone**, of a**cone**, for example , whose altitude is always SO , but of which BO , greater than AO , is the radius of the base . About ...### Other editions - View all

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ABC fig adjacent angles altitude angle ACB angle BAC base ABCD bisect centre chord circ circular sector circumference circumscribed common cone consequently construction convex surface Corollary cube cylinder Demonstration diagonals diameter draw drawn equal angles equiangular equilateral equivalent faces figure formed four right angles frustum GEOM given point gles greater hence homologous sides hypothenuse inclination intersection isosceles triangle JOHN CRERAR LIBRARY join less Let ABC let fall line AC mean proportional measure the half meet multiplied number of sides oblique lines opposite parallelogram parallelopiped perimeter perpendicular plane MN polyedron prism produced proposition radii radius ratio rectangle regular polygon right angles Scholium sector segment semicircle semicircumference side BC similar solid angle sphere spherical polygons spherical triangle square described straight line tangent THEOREM three angles triangle ABC triangular prism triangular pyramids vertex vertices whence