| Schools inquiry commission - 1868
...Is the following a correct solution of the problem, from a given point to draw a straight line equal **to a given straight line : Let A be the given point and** BC the given straight line ; join AB, and on AB describe the equilateral triangle ADB. Produce DA to... | |
| Robert Potts - 1868 - 410 pages
...was required to be done. PROPOSITION II. PROBLEM. From a given point, to draw a straight line equal **to a given straight line. Let A be the given point, and** BCthe given straight line. It is required to draw from the point A, a straight line equal to BC. From... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - 1869 - 516 pages
...a given arc may be divided into four equal parts, into eight, into sixteen, <fec. PROBLEM VII. 802. **Through a given point, to draw a straight line parallel...straight line. ""\•• From A draw a straight line,** '"•••••,.. AE, to any point, E, in C D. E angle AEC (Prob. V.) ; and A-^AB is parallel to... | |
| Isaac Todhunter - Measurement - 1869 - 312 pages
...each other at F. Join DF and EF. Then DEF will be the triangle required. 44. Through a given print **to draw a straight line parallel to a given straight line. Let A be the given point, and** B (/the given straight line. Take any point D in BC. From the centre D, with the radius DA describe... | |
| James Maurice Wilson - 1869
...the construction u tho same as before. COR. 3. Hence through any point a straight line can be drawn **parallel to a given straight line. Let A be the given point,** JSCthe given line. Draw any line AD to meet BC, and make the angle DAE equal to the alternate angle... | |
| Richard Wormell - Geometry, Plane - 1870 - 16 pages
...along it, so as to draw a series of perpendiculars to the ruler. All these lines will be parallel. **Through a given point to draw a straight line parallel to a given straight line.** 95. Let AB be the given straight line, and C the given point (fig. 81); from the point C drop the perpendicular... | |
| Henry William Watson - Geometry - 1871 - 285 pages
...opposite to the other two equal sides in each be both acute or both obtuse (Bk. I. page 46). PROBLEM 6. **Through a given point to draw a straight line parallel...given straight line. Let A be the given point, and** BC the given straight line. It is required to draw through A a straight line parallel toBC. Take any... | |
| Adrien Marie Legendre - Geometry - 1871 - 492 pages
...bisected, the original arc or angle will be divided into eight equal parts ; and so on. PROBLEM VI. **Through a given point, to draw a straight line parallel to a given straight line. Let A be** a given point, and BC a given line. From the point A as a centre, with a radius AE, greater than the... | |
| Euclides - 1871
...be the 31st Proposition of Euclid-s First Book. Ex. 1. To draw a straight line through a given point **parallel to a given straight line. Let A be the given point, and** BC be the given straight line. Suppose the problem to be effected, and EF to be the straight line required.... | |
| William Chauvenet - Geometry - 1871 - 380 pages
...also the angles O and A (10). I;' PROPOSITION XXX.— PROBLEM. 75. Through a given point, to draw a **parallel to a given straight line. Let A be the given point, and** BC the given line. From any point B in BC draw the straight D line BAD through A. At the point A, by... | |
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