## Elements of Geometry |

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ABCD altitude approaches axis base bisector called centre chord circle circumference circumscribed coincide common cone construct contains corresponding curve cylinder diagonals diameter diedral angles difference distance divided draw drawn edges equal equivalent Exercise.-The extremities faces figure Find fixed formed four frustum geometry given point given straight line greater half Hence included inscribed intersection inversion lateral area length less limit line joining locus mean measured meet middle points opposite sides parallel parallelogram pass perimeter perpendicular plane pole polyedron polygon prism PROBLEMS projection proportional PROPOSITION PROVE pyramid quadrilateral radii radius ratio rectangle regular respectively right angles right triangle segment sides similar similitude sphere spherical square straight line surface tangent tetraedron THEOREM third triangle ABC unit vertex vertices volume

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Page 8 - CIRCLE is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre; as the figure ADB E.

Page 96 - An exterior angle of a triangle is equal to the sum of the two opposite interior angles.

Page 143 - If from a point without a circle a tangent and a secant be drawn, the tangent is a mean proportional between the whole secant and its external segment.

Page 178 - Two triangles which have an angle of one equal to the supplement of an angle of the other are to each other as the products of the sides including the supplementary angles.

Page 474 - The area of a regular inscribed hexagon is a mean proportional between the areas of the inscribed and circumscribed equilateral triangles.

Page 3 - If the first of three quantities is greater than the second, and the second is greater than the third, then the first is greater than the third.

Page 391 - The sum of the angles of a spherical triangle is greater than two and less than six right angles ; that is, greater than 180° and less than 540°. (gr). If A'B'C' is the polar triangle of ABC...

Page 213 - The areas of two regular polygons of the same number of sides are to each other as the squares of their radii or as the squares of their apothems.

Page 387 - Two triangles are congruent if (a) two sides and the included angle of one are equal, respectively, to two sides and the included angle of the other...

Page 94 - An angle formed by a tangent and a chord is measured by one-half its intercepted arc.