When a straight line standing on another straight line makes the adjacent angles equal to one another, each of the angles is called a right angle ; and the straight line which stands on the other is called a perpendicular to it. Elements of Geometry and Conic Sections - Page 10by Elias Loomis - 1849 - 226 pagesFull view - About this book
| Robert Rawson - 1856 - 178 pages
...be expressed by a letter placed at that point ; as the angle at E." When a straight line standing on **another straight line makes the adjacent angles equal to one another, each of** the angles is called a right angle ; and the straight line which stands on the other is called a perpendicular... | |
| W.E. WORTHEN - 1857 - 600 pages
...be expressed by a letter placed at that point; as the angle at E.' When a straight line standing on **another straight line makes the adjacent angles equal to one another, each of** the angles is called a right angle; and the straight lines are said to be perpendicular to each other... | |
| William Ezra Worthen - Architectural drawing - 1857 - 632 pages
...be expressed by a letter placed at that point ; as the angle at E.' When a straight line standing on **another straight line makes the adjacent angles equal to one another, each of** the angles is called a rig fit angle ; and the straight lines are said to be perpendicular to each... | |
| Popular educator - 1860 - 536 pages
...angle CHF (I. 4) to the angle CBO ; and they are adjacent angles. But when a straight line standing on **another straight line makes the adjacent angles equal to one another, each of them is** a right angle, and the straight line which stands upon the other is called a perpendicular (l)'f. 10)... | |
| Robert Potts - Geometry, Plane - 1860 - 380 pages
...therefore the angle ADG is equal to the angle GDB : (I. 8.) but when a straight line standing upon **another straight line makes the adjacent angles equal to one another, each of** the angles is a right angle ; (I. def. 10.) therefore the angle GDB is a right angle : but FDB is likewise... | |
| William Schofield Binns - 1861 - 238 pages
...one another, meeting or cutting each other in a point, as c (10) " When a straight line standing on **another straight line makes the adjacent angles equal to one another, each of** the angles is called a right angle; and the straight line which stands on the other is called a perpendicular... | |
| Janes Boddely Keene - 1861 - 104 pages
...1. 10. Angles are of three kinds. Fig. 2. a. The Right Angle. — If one straight line standing on **another straight line makes the adjacent angles equal to one another, each** is .called a right angle, and the line standing on the other is said to be perpendicular to it. b.... | |
| Euclides - 1862 - 172 pages
...therefore the angle AFE is equal to the angle BFE ; (i. 8) but 'when a straight line standing upon **another straight line makes the adjacent angles equal to one another, each of them is** a right anele ;' therefore each of the angles AFE, BFE, is a right angle; wherefore the straight line... | |
| Euclides - 1862 - 140 pages
...equal to the angle CHG (1. 8), and they are adjacent angles. 5. But when a straight line, standing on **another straight line, makes the adjacent angles equal to one another, each of** the angles is called a right angle, and the straight line which stands on the other is called a perpendicular... | |
| Euclides - 1863 - 122 pages
...expressed by a letter placed at that point; as the angle at E. X. When a straight line standing on **another straight line makes the adjacent angles equal to one another, each of** these angles is called a right angle ; and the straight line which stands on tbo other is called a... | |
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