## Elements of Geometry |

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A straight line is said to be

A straight line is said to be

**inscribed**in a circle , when its extremities are in the circumference of the circle , as AB ( fig 47 ) . 94. An**inscribed**angle is one whose vertex is in the circumference , and which is formed by two ... Page 25

And , in general , an

And , in general , an

**inscribed**figure is one , all whose angles have their vertices in the circumference of the circle . In this case , the circle is said to be circumscribed about the figure . 96. A secant is a line , which meets the ... Page 35

The

The

**inscribed**angle BAD ( fig . 64 , 65 ) , has for its Fig . 64 measure the half of the arc BD comprehended between its sides . Demonstration . Let us suppose , in the first place , that the centre of the circle is situated in the ... Page 36

66 ) ,

66 ) ,

**inscribed**in a segment greater than a semicircle , is an acute angle ; for it has for its measure the half of the arc BOC less than a semicircumference . And every angle BOC ,**inscribed**in a segment less than a semicircle , is an ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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