| Peter Nicholson - Mathematics - 1825 - 372 pages
...are equal to one another. \ / 16. And this point is called the centre of the circle. 17- A diameter **of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference.** 1 8. A semicircle is the figure contained by a diameter and the part of a circumference cut off by... | |
| George Lees - 1826 - 266 pages
...boundary traced by the remote end of that line its circumference. ELEMENTS Book I. XIV.— The diameter **of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference.** Cor. All radii of the same circle are equal to each other, and to a semi-diameter. XV. — A semicircle... | |
| Euclid - 1826 - 236 pages
...16. And this point is called the centre of the circle. 17. A diameter of a circle is a certain right **line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference** of the circle, and divides the circle into two equal parts. 18. A semicircle is the figure contained... | |
| Euclides - 1826 - 226 pages
...16. And this point is called the centre of the circle. 17. A diameter of a circle is a certain right **line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference** of the circle, and divides the circle into two equal parts. 18. A semicircle is the figure contained... | |
| Robert Simson - Trigonometry - 1827 - 513 pages
...straight line drawn through SeeN. the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. XVIII. **A semicircle is the figure contained by a diameter...part of the circumference cut off by the diameter.** XIX. " A segment of a circle is the figure contained by a " straight line, and the circumference it... | |
| John Playfair - Geometry - 1829 - 186 pages
...straight lines drawn from the centre to the circumference are equal to one another. 21. A diameter **of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference;** and a radius is a straight line drawn from the centre to the circumference. 22. A semicircle is the... | |
| James Charlton - Geography - 1829 - 250 pages
...RADIUS of a circle is a line drawn from the j - , ^. • centre to the circumference. 21. The DIAMETER **of a circle is a straight line drawn ; through the centre, and** terminating at the circumfet rence on both sides!! " 22. A SPHERE, or globe, is a perfectly round body,... | |
| Ira Wanzer - Arithmetic - 1831 - 396 pages
...of which is equally distant from a certain point within the circle, called the centre. The diameter **of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference.** 21. An ellipse, or ellipsis, is an oval , figure, resembling a circle, only the length exceeds the... | |
| John Playfair - Euclid's Elements - 1832 - 333 pages
...to one another. XII. And this point is called the centre of the circle. XIII. Adiameter of acircle **is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference.** \ XIV. A semicircle is the figure contained by a diameter and the part the circumference cut off by... | |
| Tobias Ostrander - Measurement - 1833 - 172 pages
...of that circumference. A semicircle is half, and a quadrant is a quarter of a circle. The diameter **is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference.** PROBLEM I. To find the circumference of a circle, the diameter being given. Rule—Multiply the diameter... | |
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