Books Books A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. Elements of geometry, based on Euclid, books i-iii - Page 7
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...line which describes the circumference, turning upon B as a centre; fig. 16, plate I. 3. The diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminating in both sides of the circumference, as fig. 16, A—C. 4. The diameter is the greatest... ## Euclid's Elements of plane geometry [book 1-6] with explanatory appendix ...

Euclides - 1840 - 194 pages
...point within the figure, are equal. 13. That point is called the CENTRE of the circle. 14. A DIAMETER of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminating on both sides in the circumference. 15. A SEMICIRCLE is the figure contained by the diameter... ## The Elements of Euclid; viz. the first six books,together with the eleventh ...

Euclides - 1841 - 378 pages
...are equal to one another. XVI. And this point is called the centre of the circle. XVII. A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. XVIII. A semicircle is the figure contained by a diameter and the part of the circumference cut off... ## Elements of geometry: consisting of the first four,and the sixth, books of ...

Euclides - 1842 - 320 pages
...circumference are equal to one another. XVL This point is called the centre of the circle. XVII, A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. A semidiameter of a circle is now usually called the radius. XVIII. A semicircle is the figure contained... ## Elements of Geometry: Containing the First Six Books of Euclid, with a ...

John Playfair - Euclid's Elements - 1842 - 332 pages
...circumference, are equal to one another . 12. And this point is called the centre of the circle. 13. A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. 14. A semicircle is the figure contained by a diameter and the part of the circumference cut off by... ## Arithmetic on the Productive System: Accompanied by a Key and Cubical Blocks

Roswell Chamberlain Smith - Arithmetic - 1842 - 320 pages
...certain point within it. called the CENTRE. An ARC is any part of the circumference. 35. The DIAMETER of a circle, is a straight line drawn through the centre and terminating in the circumference on each side. A Q. What is a Quadrilateral? 27. Parallelogram? 27.... ## A course of practical geometry for mechanics

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...lineal length of each degree of longitude, depends upon its distance from the equator. XVII. A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. XVIII. A semicircle is the figure contained by a diameter and the part of the circumference cut off... ## Lectures on the Principles of Demonstrative Mathematics

Philip Kelland - Algebra - 1843 - 168 pages
...our first canon. 2. Euclid's definition of the diameter of a circle has a superfluity. " A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre and terminated both ways by the circumference — dividing the circle into two equal parts." The latter clause (which is omitted in our translations)... ## Arithmetic on the Productive System: Accompanied by a Key and Cubical Blocks

Roswell Chamberlain Smith - 1843 - 320 pages
...certain point within it, called the CENTRE. An ARC is any part of the circumference. 35. The DIAMETER of a circle, is a straight line drawn through the centre and terminating in the circumference on each side. A Fig. 14. Q. What is a Quadrilateral? 27.Parallelogram?... 