| Mathematics - 1836 - 488 pages
...circumference, are equal to one another. 12. And this point is called the centre of the circle. 13. **A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through...centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference.** 14. A semicircle is the figure contained by a diameter and the part of the circumference cut off by... | |
| John Gummere - 1836 - 412 pages
...radius of a circle is a straight line drawn from the cemxe to the circumference, as CB, Fig. 17. 36. The **diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre,** &qd terminated both ways by the circumference, as AE, Fig. 17. It divides the circle into two equal... | |
| Andrew Bell - Euclid's Elements - 1837 - 290 pages
...the circumference, are equal to one another. 15. This point is called the centre of the circle. 16. **A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through...centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference.** 17. A line drawn from the centre to the circumference of a circle is called a radius. 18. A semicircle... | |
| John Playfair - Euclid's Elements - 1837 - 332 pages
...to one another. 12. And this point is called the centre of the circle. 13. A diameter of a circlets **a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference.** 14. A semicircle is the figure contained by a diameter and the part of the circumference cut off by... | |
| Euclides - 1838 - 264 pages
...term circle, there will be no necessity to alter the phraseology of the work in this respect. XIV. **A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through...centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference.** XV. A semicircle is the figure contained by a diameter, and the part of the circumference cut off by... | |
| Robert Simson - Geometry - 1838 - 434 pages
...circumference, are equal to one another : XVI. And this point is called the centre of the circle. xvn. . **A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through...centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference.** XVIII. A semicircle is the figure contained by a diameter and the part of the circumference cut off... | |
| Thomas Holliday - Surveying - 1838 - 404 pages
...is the line which describes the circumference, turning upon B as a centre; fig. 16, plate I. 3. The **diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and** terminating in both sides of the circumference, as fig. 16, A—C. 4. The diameter is the greatest... | |
| Jeremiah Day - Geometry - 1838 - 416 pages
...any portion of the circumference. A semi-circle is half, and a quadrant one fourth, of a circle. II. **A Diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the** center, and terminated both ways by the circumference. A Radius is a straight line extending from the... | |
| Jeremiah Day - Geometry - 1839 - 434 pages
...any portion of the circumference. A semi-circle is half, and a quadrant one fourth, of a circle. II. **A Diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the** center, and terminated both ways by the circumference. A Radius is a straight line extending from the... | |
| Euclides - 1840 - 192 pages
...certain point within the figure, are equal. 13. That point is called the CENTRE of the circle. 14. **A DIAMETER of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and** terminating on both sides in the circumference. 15. A SEMICIRCLE is the figure contained by the diameter... | |
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