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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

## The Elements of Euclid: The Errors by which Theon, Or Others, Have Long ...

Robert Simson - Trigonometry - 1827 - 546 pages
...the extremity of any thing." XIV. A figure is that which is enclosed 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 Elements of Euclid: Viz, the First Six Books, Together with the Eleventh ...

Euclid, Robert Simson - Geometry - 1829 - 548 pages
...extremity of any thing." % . XIV' Jtf figure is that which is enclosed by one or more boundaries. XV. A circle is a plane figure contained by one line,...called the circumference, and is such that all straight lihes drawn from a certain point within' the figure to the circumference, are equal to one another...

## Geometry, Plane, Solid, and Spherical, in Six Books: To which is Added, in ...

Pierce Morton - Geometry - 1830 - 584 pages
...portions about the diagonal, they complete the whole parallelogram AB (J D. 24. A circle is a plane / N. figure contained by one / \ line, which is called the circumference, and is each that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference are...

## The First Six Books of the Elements of Euclid: With Notes

Euclid - Euclid's Elements - 1833 - 216 pages
...which is bounded on all sides by one or more lines. . Fig. 5. 15. A circle is a plane figure bounded by one line, which is called the circumference, and is such that all right lines, drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference, are equal to one another....

## Library of Useful Knowledge: Geometry plane, solid, and spherical [by Pierce ...

Mathematics - 1835 - 684 pages
...together with the portions about the diagonal, they complete the whole parallelogram А В С D. 24. A circle is a plane figure contained by one line,...circumference, and is such that all straight lines drawn from a cer- " tain point within the figure to the circumference are equal to one another. This point...

## The Teacher's Assistant in the "Course of Mathematics Adapted to the Method ...

Mathematics - 1836 - 488 pages
...figure, without any reference to the nature of the line or lines which bound it. 11. A circle is a plain 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. 12. And this...

## Elements of Plane Geometry According to Euclid

Andrew Bell - Euclid's Elements - 1837 - 290 pages
...surface in reference to that of another figure, with which it is compared, is called its area, 14. 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. 15. This point...

## Treatise on Arithmetic, in Theory and Practice: With an Appendix, Containing ...

James Thomson (LL.D.) - Arithmetic - 1837 - 296 pages
...line passing through two of its remote angles. XVII. A CIRCLE is a figure contained on a flat surface, by one line which is called the CIRCUMFERENCE; and...lines drawn to the circumference from a certain point within the figure, called the CENTRE, are equal to each other. Any of those equal lines is called a...