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In the same way it may be proved that a : b : : sin. A : sin. B, and these two proportions may be written a : 6 : c : : sin. A : sin. B : sin. C. THEOREM III. t8. In any plane triangle, the sum of any two sides is to their difference as the tangent of...
Euclid's Elements: Or, Second Lessons in Geometry,in the Order of Simson's ... - Page 117
by Dennis M'Curdy - 1846 - 138 pages

## A Treatise on Surveying, Containing the Theory and Practice: To which is ...

John Gummere - Surveying - 1814 - 400 pages
...therefore since BC, FG are parallel EB : BF : : EC : CG (2. 6.) ; that is, the * sum of the sides AC, AB, is to their difference, as the tangent of half the sum of the angles ABC, ACB, is to the tangent of half their difference. • *• •• To demonstrate the latter part...

## The Theory and Practice of Surveying: Containing All the Instructions ...

Robert Gibson - Surveying - 1814 - 562 pages
...aIn any jilane triangle AUC, the sum of the two gruen sides AB and BC, including a given angle ABC, is to their difference, as the tangent of half the sum of the two unknown angles A and Cix tg the tangent of half their difference. Produce AB, and make HB— BC,...

## A Practical Application of the Principles of Geometry to the Mensuration of ...

Jeremiah Day - Mathematics - 1815 - 392 pages
...equal to the sum, and FH to the difference of AC and AB. And by theorem II, [Art. 144.] the sum of the sides is to their difference ; as the tangent of half the sum of the opposite angles, to the tangent of half their difference. Therefore, R:Tan (ACH-45°;::Tan A(ACB +...

## A Treatise of Plane Trigonometry: To which is Prefixed, a Summary View of ...

Jeremiah Day - Logarithms - 1815 - 172 pages
...equal to the sum, and FH to the difference of AC and AB. And by theorem II, [Art. 144.] the sum of the sides is to their difference ; as the tangent of half the sum of the opposite angles, to the tangent of half their difference. Therefore, R:Tan (ACH-45°;::Tan tfACB+B)...

## The Elements of Euclid: Viz. the First Six Books, Together with the Eleventh ...

Euclides - 1816 - 592 pages
...three being given, the fourth is also given. PROP. III. FIG. 8. IN a plane triangle, the sum of any two sides is to their difference, as the tangent of half the sum of the angles at the base, to the tangent of half their difference. . Let ABC be a plane triangle, the sum of any two sides AB,...

## Elements of Plane and Spherical Trigonometry: With Their Applications to ...

Olinthus Gregory - Plane trigonometry - 1816 - 276 pages
...cosines being the sines of the complements, it follows from the proposition that the sum of the cosines, is to their difference, as the tangent of half the sum of the complements, is to the tangent of halt' their difference. But half the sum of the complements of two...

## Elements of Plane and Spherical Trigonometry: With Their Applications to ...

Olinthus Gregory - Plane trigonometry - 1816 - 278 pages
...triangle it will be, as the sum of the sides about the vertical angle, is to their difference, so is the tangent of half the sum of the angles at the base, to the tangent of half their difference. By the preceding prop. AC : BC :: sin B : sin A, .-. by comp....

## Elements of Geometry and Plane Trigonometry: With an Appendix, and Copious ...

Sir John Leslie - Geometry - 1817 - 456 pages
...cos la + 7 cos5a + 21 cos3a + 35c. ' &e. &c. &c. PROP. IV. THEOR. The sum of the sines of two arcs is to their difference, as the tangent of half the sum of those arcs to the tangent of half the difference. If A and B denote two arcs ; smA+«'wB : sin A—...