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" 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 10
by Elias Loomis - 1849 - 226 pages
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Lloyd's Encyclopaedic Dictionary: A New and Original Work of ..., Volume 1

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1896 - 820 pages
...upon another straight line make о Fig. 5. the two adjacent angles (those on the right and left of it) equal to one another, each of them is called a right angle. An oblique angle is one which is not a right angle. An obtuse angle Is that which is greater than one...
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Mathematics: Mechanic's bids and estimates. Mensuration for beginners. Easy ...

Seymour Eaton - 1899 - 362 pages
...the angle ECF (Proposition 8), and these are adjacent angles. But 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 (Definition 8) ; therefore each of the angles DCF and ECF is a...
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A Text-book of Euclid's Elements for the Use of Schools, Books I.-IV., Book 1

Henry Sinclair Hall, Frederick Haller Stevens - Euclid's Elements - 1900 - 304 pages
...two angles CEB, AED are also vertically opposite to one another. 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...
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A Text-book of Euclid's Elements for the Use of Schools, Book 1

Euclid - Euclid's Elements - 1904 - 484 pages
...two angles CEB, AED are also vertically opposite to one another. 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...
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Practical Mechanical Drawing and Machine Design, Self Taught ...

Charles Westinghouse - Machine design - 1906 - 168 pages
...meet together, but are not in the same straight line as in Fig. 34. 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...
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Modern Sheet-metal Workers' Instructor: Practical Geometry, Mensuration ...

Joseph H. Rose - Sheet-metal work - 1906 - 340 pages
...but are not in the same straight line as in Fig. 1. Fig. 1. Fig. 2. 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...
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Encyclopedia of Engineering: A Treatise on Boilers, Steam Engines ..., Volume 7

Calvin Franklin Swingle - Engineering - 1906 - 490 pages
...are not in the same straight line as in Fig. 34. Fi(. 34. Fig 35. 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...
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Introduction and books 1,2

Euclid - Mathematics, Greek - 1908 - 550 pages
...containing the angle are straight, the angle is called rectilineal. 10. When a straight line set up on a straight line makes the adjacent angles equal to one another, each of the equal angles is right, and the straight line standing on the other is called a perpendicular to...
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Industrial Drawing and Geometry: An Introduction to Various Branches of ...

Henry John Spooner - Geometrical drawing - 1911 - 169 pages
...straight line standing on another straight line makes the adjacent angles (those on each side of it) equal to one another, each of them is called a right angle ; and the lines are mutually perpendicular, and are inclined to one another at an angle of 90 (Fig. 554). An...
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The Teaching of Geometry

David Eugene Smith - Geometry - 1911 - 370 pages
...therefore confine our attention to having the concept understood. 10. When a straight line set up on a straight line makes the adjacent angles equal to one another, each of the equal angles is right, and the straight line standing on the other is called a perpendicular to...
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