Books Books In a right-angled triangle, the side opposite the right angle is" called the Hypothenuse ; and the other two sides are cal4ed the Legs, and sometimes the Base and Perpendicular. Elements of Geometry: With Practical Applications ... - Page 43
by George Roberts Perkins - 1847 - 308 pages ## Elements of Geometry: With, Practical Applications

George Roberts Perkins - Geometry - 1850 - 332 pages
...parallel ruler. From the construction, which is readily understood by the aid of the adjoining figure, it is obvious that AB must in every position be parallel...IN a right-angled triangle, the side opposite the right-angle is called the hypothenuse; and the other two sides are called the legs, and sometimes the... ## An elementary course of practical mathematics, Part 2

James Elliot - 1851 - 148 pages
...Triangles, as A, B, C, or D. 39. A Right-angled Triangle is that which has one right angle, as EFG. 40. In a right-angled triangle, the side opposite the...is called the Hypothenuse, and the other two sides the Legs, or the Base and Perpendicular. Thus, in the triangle EFG, EG. is the hypothenuse, and EF... ## Elements of Surveying and Navigation: With Descriptions of the Instruments ...

Charles Davies - Navigation - 1852 - 412 pages
...is one which has its three angles acute. 5. A right-angled tr1angle is one which has a right angle. The side opposite the right angle is called the hypothenuse, and the other two sides, the base and perpendicular. 6. An obtuse-angled triangle is one which has an obtuse angle. 24. There... ## The American House Carpenters' and Joiners' Assistant: Being a New and Easy ...

Lucius D. Gould - Carpentry - 1853 - 234 pages
...an angle, Fig. 11, or its vertex to its base, or opposite side. In a right angled triangle, Fig. 10, the side opposite the right angle is called the hypothenuse, and the two other sides are sometimes called legs, and sometimes the base and perpendicular. When an angle... ## Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry from the Works of A.M. Legendre ...

Charles Davies - Geometry - 1854 - 436 pages
...one which has its three angles acute. 5. A right•angled triangle is one which has a right angle. The side opposite the right angle is called the hypothenuse, and the other two sides, the base and perpendicular. 6. An obtuse•angled triangle is one which has an obtuse angle. 24. There... ## Plane and Solid Geometry: To which is Added Plane and Spherical Trigonometry ...

George Roberts Perkins - Geometry - 1856 - 460 pages
...no two sides equal, is called a scalene triangle. XXII. A triangle having a right angle, is called a right-angled triangle. The side opposite the right angle is called the hypotenuse. FTRS1 tfOOK. XXIV. A triangle having an obtuse angle, is called an obtuse-angled triangle.... ## Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry: From the Works of A.M. Legendre

Adrien Marie Legendre - Geometry - 1857 - 444 pages
...is one which has its three angles acute. 5. A right-angled triangle is one which has a right angle. The side opposite the right angle is called the hypothenuse, and the other two sides, the base and perpendicula; 6. An obtuse-angled triangle is one which has an obtuse angle. 24. There... ## The American House Carpenters' and Joiners' Assistant

Lucius D. Gould - 1857 - 492 pages
...an angle, Fig. 11, or its vertex to its base, or opposite side. In a right angled triangle, Fig. 10, the side opposite the right angle is called the hypothenuse, and the two other sides are sometimes called legs, and sometimes the base and perpendicular. When an angle... ## A Course of Mathematics: Composed for the Use of the Royal Military Academy

Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1860 - 1022 pages
...is a perpendicular let fall from an angle, or its vertex, to the opposite side, called the base. 55. In a right-angled triangle, the side opposite the right angle is called the Hypotiieuuse ; and the other two sides are called the Legs, and sometimes the Base and Perpendicular.... 