| David Steel - 1805 - 390 pages
...Right-angled Triangle is that which has one right angle. / In a right-angled triangle, the side opposite to **the right angle / is called the hypothenuse, and the other two sides** the legt, or / sometimes, the base and perpendicular. * An Oblique-angled Triangle is that which has... | |
| Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1811
...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...called the Hypothenuse ; and the other two sides are** cal4ed the Legs, and sometimes the Base and Perpendicular. 56. When an angle is denoted by three letters,... | |
| Industrial arts - 1825 - 486 pages
...incapable of being measured exactly by the other. 8. In every right-angled triangle, that side which is **opposite the right angle is called the hypothenuse, and the other two sides are called the** Aost and perpendicular. . unj srfT 9. In any other triangle, if we call any side the base, the other... | |
| John Bonnycastle - Geometry - 1829 - 252 pages
...perpendicular falling upon it from the opposite angle. 45. In a right-angled triangle the side opposite to **the right angle is called the hypothenuse; and the other two sides are called** legs. PRACTICAL GEOMETRY. 21 D / -E B *47. The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided... | |
| Thomas Curtis - Aeronautics - 1829 - 814 pages
...is a perpendicular let fall from an angle or its vertex to the opposite side or base. Fig. 24. 39. **In a right-angled triangle the side opposite the right angle is called the** HYPOTUENUSE, and the oilier two sides are called the LEGS, or sometimes the base and perpendicular.... | |
| William Grier - Mechanical engineering - 1839 - 344 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** Hypotenuse ; and the other two sides are called the Legs, and sometimes the Base and Perpendicular.... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1841 - 314 pages
...side, called the base, as C, D. A *"" ' r»" B 54. In a right-angled triangle, the side opposite to **the right angle, is called the hypothenuse : and the other two sides are called the** lei:*, and sometimes the base and perpendicular ; thus, A, B is the base, B, C perpendicular, and A,... | |
| William Grier - Mechanical engineering - 1842 - 320 pages
...fall from an angle, >«. or its vertex, to the opposite side, called j/ IN. the base. ^- '—^ • 55. **In a right-angled triangle, the side opposite the right angle is called the** Hypotenuse ; and the other two sides are called the Legs, and sometimes the Base and Perpendicular.... | |
| Euclides - 1845 - 544 pages
...line is said to be applied to that line. Prop. XLVII. In a right-angled triangle, the side opposite to **the right angle is called the hypothenuse, and the other two Sides,** the base and perpendicular, according to their position. It is not indifferent on which sides of the... | |
| John Bonnycastle - Geometry - 1848 - 288 pages
...perpendicular falling upon it from the opposite angle. 45. In a right-angled triangle the side opposite to **the right angle is called the hypothenuse ; and the other two sides are called** legs. 46. An angle is usually denoted by three letters, the one which stands at the angular point being... | |
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