| American literature - 1914 - 798 pages
...shortest distance from one point to another is as "the crow flies"; and stated his proposition that **any two sides of a triangle are together greater than the third.** Ask the average boy to prove this as a general theorem: he will draw a perfect figure, measure the... | |
| Harold Albert Wilson - Physics - 1915 - 428 pages
...sines of the angles COB, AOC and AOB are found to be proportional to the weights Wl, W2 and W2. Since **any two sides of a triangle are together greater than the third side,** it follows that any two of three forces in equilibrium must be together not less than the third. If... | |
| Paul Carus - Electronic journals - 1916 - 666 pages
...PROPOSITIONS. It has often been maintained that the twentieth proposition of the first book of Euclid — that **two sides of a triangle are together greater than the third side** — is evident even to asses. This does not however seem to me generally true. I once asked a coastguardsman... | |
| Philip Edward Bertrand Jourdain - Philosophy - 1918 - 108 pages
...PROPOSITIONS IT has often been maintained that the twentieth proposition of the first book of Euclid — that **two sides of a triangle are together greater than the third side** — is evident even to asses* This does not, however, seem to me generally true. I once asked a coastguardsman... | |
| Philip Edward Bertrand Jourdain - Philosophy - 1918 - 104 pages
...PROPOSITIONS IT has often been maintained that the twentieth proposition of the first book of Euclid — that **two sides of a triangle are together greater than the third side** — is evident even to asses. This does not, however, seem to me generally true. I once asked a coastguardsman... | |
| Stacy Aumonier - World War, 1914-1918 - 1919 - 370 pages
...with a sense of form can see at a glance. I don't want a man to spend half the morning telling me that **any two sides of a triangle are together greater than the third side.** I also object to his method of proving that some quite obvious and useless proposition is wrong and... | |
| Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington - General relativity (Physics). - 1921 - 240 pages
...geometry? Phys. Yes. Our experimental work proves it true. Bel. How, for example, do you prove that **any two sides of a triangle are together greater than the third side?** Phys. I can, of course, only prove it by taking a very large number of typical cases, and I am limited... | |
| Aristotelian Society (Great Britain) - Philosophy - 1922 - 270 pages
...pre-exist within us."t And Professor Eddington answering the question whether it is true to say that " **any two sides of a triangle are together greater than the third side,"** says he is quite unable to say whether this proposition is true or not. " I can deduce it," he continues,... | |
| Aristotelian Society (Great Britain) - Philosophy - 1922 - 270 pages
...pre-exist within us."$ And Professor Eddington answering the question whether it is true to say that " **any two sides of a triangle are together greater than the third side,"** says he is quite unable to say whether this proposition is true or not. " I can deduce it," he continues,... | |
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