Books Books A circle is a plane figure contained by one line, which is called the circumference, and is such that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference, are equal to one another. Elements of geometry, containing books i. to vi.and portions of books xi ... - Page 5
by Euclides, James Hamblin Smith - 1872 - 349 pages ## Elements of Geometry: Containing the First Six Books of Euclid, with a ...

Euclid, John Playfair - Euclid's Elements - 1846 - 332 pages
...contained in a figure, without any reference to the nature of the line or lines which bound it. 11. A circle is a plane figure contained by one line,...circumference, and is such that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference, are equal to one another. 12. And this... ## The Elements of Geometry, Symbolically Arranged

Great Britain. Admiralty - Geometry - 1846 - 130 pages
...any thing. XIV. A figure is that which is enclosed by one or more boundaries. XV. Acircle is aplane figure contained by one line, which is called the...circumference, and is such, that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference, are equal to one another. XVI. And this... ## The Elements of Geometry, Symbolically Arranged

Great Britain. Admiralty - Geometry - 1846 - 130 pages
...thing. XIV. A figure is that which is enclosed by one or more boundaries. XV. Acircleis aplanefigure contained by one line, which is called the circumference, and is such, that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference, are equal to one another. XVI. And this... ## Euclid's Elements of geometry, the first three books (the fourth, fifth, and ...

Euclides - 1846 - 272 pages
...called acute. 14. A plane figure is a plane superficies, bounded on every side by one or more lines. 15. A circle is a plane figure, contained by one line, which is called the circumference ; to which from a certain point within the figure, all right lines drawn are equal. 16. That point... ## The First Book of Euclid's Elements, Simplified, Explained, and Illustrated ...

Euclides - 1847 - 128 pages
...enclosed by one or more boundaries. The quantity of space contained in any figure is called its area. 15. A circle is a plane figure contained by one line,...circumference; and is such that all straight lines, drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference, are equal to one another : — 16. And... ## Elements of Geometry: With Practical Applications ...

George Roberts Perkins - Geometry - 1847 - 308 pages
...expression, in ( n — 3). [See Elements of Algebra, Art. 178.] XXIII. A circle is a plane figure bounded by one line, which is called the circumference ; and is such that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the circle to the circumference, are equal to one another. This point is... ## Lessons on the delineation of form

Charles Richson - 1848 - 98 pages
...DEFINITIONS, which may be illustrated by the diagrams; and upon which suitable questions may be asked. 1. "A circle is a plane figure, contained by one line,...circumference, and is such that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference are equal to one another/' "And this point... ## The definitions, postulates, axioms, and enunciations of the propositions of ...

Euclides - 1848 - 52 pages
...less than a right angle. XIII. XIV. A figure is that which is inclosed by one or more boundaries. XV. A circle is a plane figure contained by one line,...circumference, and is such that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference, are equal to one another. XVI. And this... ## The first three books of Euclid's Elements of geometry, with theorems and ...

Euclid, Thomas Tate - 1849 - 120 pages
...the extremity of any thing." XIV. A figure is that which is inclosed by one or more boundaries. xv. A circle is a plane figure contained by one line,...circumference, and is such that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference are equal to one another. A VI. And this... 