| 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... | |
| James Elliot - 1851 - 152 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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.... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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.... | |
| George Roberts Perkins - Geometry - 1860 - 470 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. P1KS1 iiOOK. XXIV. A triangle having an obtuse angle, is called an obtuse-angled triangle.... | |
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