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To divide a given straight line into two parts, so that the rectangle contained by the whole, and one of the parts, may be equal to the square of the other part.
Euclid's Elements [book 1-6] with corrections, by J.R. Young - Page 70
by Euclides - 1838

## The British Annals of Education for ...: Being The Scholastic ..., Volumes 1-2

Education - 1844 - 688 pages
...contained by the whole and each of the parts are together equal to the square of the whole line. 7. Divide a given straight line into two parts, so that...parts shall be equal to the square of the other part. 8. If in a circle two straight lines cut one another, which do not both pass through the centre, they...

## Elements of Geometry: Containing the First Six Books of Euclid, with a ...

John Playfair - Euclid's Elements - 1844 - 338 pages
...straight line ; it is required to divide it into two parts, so that the rectangle contained by Ji ^j. the whole, and one of the parts, shall be equal to the square of the other part. Upon AB describe (46. 1.) the square ABDC ; bisect (10. 1.) AC in E, and join BE ; produce CA to F,...

## Report of the Committee of Council on Education (England and Wales ..., Volume 2

Great Britain. Council on Education - 1845 - 696 pages
...the rectangle contained by the whole and that part, together with the square of the other part. 62. To divide a given straight line into two parts, so...parts, shall be equal to the square of the other part. 63. Show that if — B he substracted from A, the result is A + B. 64. Perform the operations indicated...

## Euclid's Elements of geometry [book 1-6, 11,12] with explanatory notes ...

Euclides - 1845 - 546 pages
...equal to the square of the other part. Let AB be the given straight line. It is required to divide AB into two parts, so that the rectangle contained by...parts, shall be equal to the square of the other part. H KD Upon AB describe the square ACDB; (i. 46.) bisect AC in E, (i. 10.) and join BE, produce CA to...

## Euclid in Paragraphs: The Elements of Euclid: Containing the First Six Books ...

Euclid - Geometry - 1845 - 218 pages
...equal to the square of the other part. Let AB be the given straight line; it is required to divide it into two parts, so that the rectangle contained by...parts, shall be equal to the square of the other part. Upon AB describe* the square ABDC ; bisectf AC in • 46. i. E, and join BE; produce CA to F, and makeJ...

## A collection of examples in pure and mixed mathematics, with hints and ...

Alfred Wrigley - 1845 - 222 pages
...points of contact, and the diameter drawn from one of these points. (Euclid, iii. 18. Cape, ii. 38.) 59. To divide a given straight line into two parts, so...rectangle contained by the whole and one of the parts may be equal to the square of a given line, which is less than the line to be divided. (Euclid, iii....

## The First Six, and the Eleventh and Twelfth Books of Euclid's Elements: With ...

Euclid, James Thomson - Geometry - 1845 - 382 pages
...expression, the first and third partu of whioh are, by the same curolla'y, tliť PROP. XI. PROB. — To divide a given straight line into two parts, so...rectangle contained by the whole and one of the parts, may be equal to the square of the other part. Let AB be the given straight line ; it is required to...

## A Treatise on Algebra: Symbolical algebra and its applications to the ...

George Peacock - Algebra - 1845 - 480 pages
...the following problem. Its first case stated and solved. " To divide a given line into two such parts that the rectangle contained by the whole and one...parts shall be equal to the square of the other." If we call x the greater of the two parts, and, therefore, a - x the other, the equation will become...