| George Albert Wentworth - Arithmetic - 1886 - 392 pages
...the middle of AB, § 347. FIG. 14. Fie. 15. CIRCUMFERENCES. 356. A circumference is a curved line all **points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre.** 357. To trace a circumference, fix upon paper one of the points of the compasses open, and turn the... | |
| John Merrifield - Nautical astronomy - 1886 - 376 pages
...equally distant from a point fixed relatively to that surface. This point is the centre of the sphere. It **may be conceived to be generated by the revolution of a semicircle** abovit its diameter, which remains fixed in space. A GREAT CIRCLE is one whose plane passes through... | |
| George Albert Wentworth, George Anthony Hill - Arithmetic - 1887 - 448 pages
...does the chimney contain ? ARITHMETICAL EXERCISES. A Sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface all **points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre.** A straight line drawn from the centre to the surface is called a radius, and a straight line drawn... | |
| William Chauvenet, William Elwood Byerly - Geometry - 1887 - 331 pages
...parallelogram. BOOK II. THE CIRCLE. 1. DEFINITIONS. A circle is a portion of a plane bounded t>y t« curve, **all the points of which are equally distant from a point within** it called the centre. The curve which bounds the circle is called its circumference. Any straight line... | |
| Charles Scott Venable - Arithmetic - 1888 - 402 pages
...its sides equal. The figure C1 is a square. 935. A clrele is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, **all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre.** 936. The line that bounds a circle is the circumference ; any straight line from the centre to the... | |
| George Albert Wentworth - Geometry - 1888 - 272 pages
...DEFINITIONS. 210. A circle is a portion of a plane bounded by a curved line called a circumference, all **points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre.** 211. A radius is a straight line drawn from the centre to the circumference ; and a diameter is a straight... | |
| George Irving Hopkins - 1891 - 210 pages
...altitude of the triangle. OIKOLES. 183. A circle is a portion of a plane bounded by a curved line, all **points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre. The** bounding line is called the circumference. Any portion of the circumference is called an arc. A radius... | |
| James N. Patrick - Educational psychology - 1891 - 232 pages
...is heavier than water; therefore, lead will sink. A circle is a plane figure bounded by a curve, all **points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre; the** figure on the blackboard is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, all points of which are equally... | |
| Seth Thayer Stewart - Geometry, Modern - 1891 - 422 pages
...J.— EQUAL CHORDS AND ARCS. DEFINITIONS. 236. A circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, **all the points of which are equally distant from a point within, called** the center ; as the circle whose center is C. 237. The circumference is the line that bounds the circle.... | |
| Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1892 - 428 pages
...off the top by a plane parallel to the base. 546. A Sphere is a body bounded by a uniformly curved **surface, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called** the center. 54 7. The Diameter of a sphere is a straight line passing through the center of the sphere,... | |
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