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" Guido, with a burnt stick in his hand, demonstrating on the smooth paving-stones of the path, that the square on the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares on the other two sides. "
Elements of Euclid [selections from book 1-6] adapted to modern methods in ... - Page 98
by Euclides - 1874
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Textile Calculations, Manufacture and Mechanism

Joseph Henry Whitwam - Textile fabrics - 1920 - 427 pages
...units of area = \(CD + AB) x (Ж „ [since AX = CK] ,(Sum of the (Th,e = ipM^des,-±enthem). 67. " The square on the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares on the sides containing the A right angle." The truth of this geometrical proposition...
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Mathematics

David Eugene Smith - Mathematics - 1923 - 200 pages
...about this phase of mathematical history. We speak of Pythagoras, for example, as having proved that the square on the hypotenuse of a rightangled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares on the other two sides, but we have no convincing evidence upon the subject....
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Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge, Volume 5

David Patrick, William Geddie - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1924
...concerned with measurement. An example of a metrical property is the theorem of the three squares : The square on the hypotenuse of a rightangled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares on the two sides. The geometry of Euclid s Elements is metrical. Descriptive...
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Evolution, Knowledge and Revelation: Being the Hulsean Lectures Delivered ...

Stewart Andrew McDowall - Knowledge, Theory of - 1924 - 148 pages
...difficulties. I know that the duck-billed platypus lays eggs. I know that I am hungry. I know that the square on the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares on the other sides. I know that it was blue. I know a good picture when I see...
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The Works of H. G. Wells, Volume 6

Herbert George Wells - 1925
...that if the equal sides be produced the angles on the other side of the base are equal also; or that the square on the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares on the two other sides. By demonstrating our knowledge of these things we should...
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Young Archimedes: And Other Stories

Aldous Huxley - Fiction - 1924 - 324 pages
...Guido, with a burnt stick in his hand, demonstrating on the smooth paving-stones of the path, that the square on the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares on the other two sides. Kneeling on the floorj. he was drawing with the point...
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Essentials of Scientific Method

Abraham Wolf - Science - 1925 - 168 pages
...of, without any inspiration from our feelings or prejudices ; sometimes indeed, in spite of them. " The square on the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle, is equal to the sum of the squares on the other sides," however much one may dislike the Pythagorean theorem. On...
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The Works of H.G. Wells, Volume 6

Herbert George Wells - 1925 - 476 pages
...that if the equal sides be produced the angles on the other side of the base are equal also; or that the square on the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares on the two other sides. By demonstrating our knowledge of these things we should...
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Statement and Inference, with Other Philosophical Papers, Volume 1

John Cook Wilson - Logic - 1926
...discovered in the inference, suppresses all traces of the existence of the process. For instance, ' the square on the hypotenuse of a rightangled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares on the other two sides ' is a description of the objective fact, without any...
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The Anatomy of Science

Gilbert Newton Lewis - Science - 1926 - 248 pages
...rotation represent a sort of compromise between the other two). Thus in the as• * ymptotic geometry the square on the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle is equal to the difference between the squares on the other two sides. So in Figure 8, if we have two parallel...
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