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" LET it be granted that a straight line may be drawn from any one point to any other point. "
The Elements of geometry; or, The first six books, with the eleventh and ... - Page 5
by Euclides - 1855
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The geometry, by T. S. Davies. Conic sections, by Stephen Fenwick

Royal Military Academy, Woolwich - Mathematics - 1853
...are in the same plane, and which, being produced ever so far both ways, do not meet. POSTULATES. 1. Let it be granted that a straight line may be drawn from any one point to any other point. 2. That a terminated straight line may be produced to any length in a straight line. 3. And that a...
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The synoptical Euclid; being the first four books of Euclid's Elements of ...

Euclides - 1853 - 146 pages
...as are in the same plane, and which, being produced ever so far both ways, do not meet. POSTULATES. Let it be granted that a straight line may be drawn from any one point to any other point. n. That a terminated straight line may be produced to any length in a straight line. in. And that a...
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The first six books of the Elements of Euclid, with numerous exercises

Euclides - Geometry - 1853 - 176 pages
...are in the same plane, and which, being produced ever so far both ways, do not meet. POSTULATES. L Let it be granted that a straight line may be drawn from any one point to any other point. II. That a terminated straight line may be produced to any length in a straight line. III. And that...
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The Elements of Euclid. Books I.-VI.; XI. 1-21 XII. 1-2. A New Text ..., Book 1

Euclides - Geometry - 1853 - 334 pages
...D, is the other diagonal. BCBCBC This defn., and Bk. ii. Def. i, ha?e superseded Defs. 31, 32, 33. POSTULATES. I. Let it be granted that a straight line may be drawn from any one given point to any other given point. II. Let it be granted that a given terminated straight line may...
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Orr's Circle of the Sciences: The mathematical sciences

William Somerville Orr - Science - 1854
...axiom should be a self-evident, but at the same time an indemonstrable truth. Euclid asks us to "grant that a straight line may be drawn from any one point to any other," from sheer necessity ; the apparent simplicity of the operation is in reality a cause of its difliculty....
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Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry from the Works of A.M. Legendre ...

Charles Davies - Geometry - 1854 - 436 pages
...being applied the one to the other, coincide throughout their whole extent, are equal. POSTULATES. 1. Let it be granted, that a straight line may be drawn from one point to another point. 2. That a terminated straight line may be prolonged. in a straight line,...
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Elements of Geometry: Containing the First Six Books of Euclid with a ...

John Playfair - Geometry - 1855 - 336 pages
...are in the same plane, and which being produced ever so far both ways, do not meet. POSTULATES. 1. LET it be granted that a straight line may be drawn from any one pomt to any other point. 2. That a terminated straight line may be produced to any length in a straight...
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Mensuration of lines, areas, surfaces, and volumes

Robert Rawson - 1856
...as arc in the same plane, and which being produced ever so far both ways, do not meet. POSTULATES. r Let it be granted, that a straight line may be drawn from any one point to any other point. n. That a terminated straight line may be produced to any length in a straight line. And that a circle...
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Plane and Solid Geometry: To which is Added Plane and Spherical Trigonometry ...

George Roberts Perkins - Geometry - 1856 - 460 pages
...two given points. XIV. Straight lines which are parallel to the same line are parallel to each other. POSTULATES. I. Let it be granted that a straight line may be drawn from any point to any other point. II. That a terminated straight line may be produced, in either direction,...
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Practical carpentry, joinery, and cabinet-making [by P. Nicholson. by P ...

Peter Nicholson - Cabinetwork - 1856 - 482 pages
...POSTULATE signifies something which may be assumed as granted. Hence it may be granted, 1st, That a right line may be drawn from any one point to any other point : 2dly, That a line may be produced, that is, continued or lengthened at pleasure : 3dly, That a circle...
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