When a straight line standing on another straight line makes the adjacent angles equal to one another, each of the angles is called a right angle ; and the straight line which stands on the other is called a perpendicular to it. Elements of Geometry and Conic Sections - Page 10by Elias Loomis - 1857 - 226 pagesFull view - About this book
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...another, which meet together, but are not in the same straight line. 10. When a straight line standing on **another straight line makes the adjacent angles equal to one another, each of** the angles is called a right angle; and the straight line which stands on the other is called a perpendicular... | |
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...expressed by a letter placed at that point ; as the angle at E.' VII. When a straight line standing on **another straight line makes the adjacent angles equal to one another, each of** the angles is called a right angle ; and the straight line which stands on the other is called a perpendicular... | |
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...to the angle cHE,b and they are adjacent angles. But when a right line standing upon another right **line makes the adjacent angles equal to one another, each of them is** a right angle, and the right Hue standing upon the other is called a perpendi«ic.Def.i. cular;0 wherefore... | |
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...expressed ' by a letter placed at that point : as the angle at E.' X. When a straight line standing on **another straight line makes the adjacent angles equal to one another, each of** the angles is called a right angle; and the straight line which stands on the other is called a perpendicular... | |
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...or D В С denotes the angle contained by the line С В and DB. 7. When a straight line standing on **another straight line makes the adjacent angles equal to one another, each of** the angles is called a RIGHT ANGLE, and the straight line which stands on the other is called a PERPENDICULAR.... | |
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