If there be two straight lines, one of which is divided into any number of parts, the rectangle contained by the two straight lines is equal to the rectangles contained by the undivided line, and the several parts of the divided line. A Supplement to the Elements of Euclid - Page 92by Daniel Cresswell - 1819 - 410 pagesFull view - About this book
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...PROPOSITION i. If there be two straight lines, and one of them be cut into any number of segments whatever, **the rectangle contained by the two straight lines is equal to the rectangles contained by the** uncut straight line and each of the segments. 5 Let A, BC be two straight lines, and let BC be cut... | |
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...one of whiob if divided Into any number of parts (.r, y, z say) while the other Is of length a, then **the rectangle contained by the two straight lines Is equal to the** sum of the rectangles contained by the undivided straight Una and the 8over.il parts of the divided... | |
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