| Euclid, Robert Simson - Geometry - 1821 - 514 pages
...equal to the square of the other part. Let AB be the given straight line: it is required to divide it **into two parts, so that the rectangle contained by the whole and** dne of the parts shall be equal to the square of the other part. Upon AB describe (46. 1.) the square... | |
| James Ryan, Robert Adrain - Algebra - 1824 - 542 pages
...sought. Ans. II, or 3], Prob. 22. It is required to divide 20 into two such parts, that the product of **the whole and one of the parts, shall be equal to the square of the other.** Ans. lOv/5 — 10, and 30— 10^/5, Prob. 23. A labourer dug two trenches, one of which was 6 yards... | |
| James Ryan - Algebra - 1824 - 550 pages
...sought. Ans. 1 1 , or 3] . Prob. 22. It is required to divide 20 into two such parts, that the product of **the whole and one of the parts, shall be equal to the square of the other.** Ans. lOv/5— 10, and 30— lOy/5. Prob. 23. A labourer dug two trenches, one of which was 6 yards... | |
| Peter Nicholson - Mathematics - 1825 - 1046 pages
...AC, CD. Wherefore, if a straight line, &c. QED Proposition Xf. Problem. To divide a given straight **line into two parts, so that the rectangle contained...by the whole, and one of the parts, shall be equal** 'o the square of the other part. Let AB be the given straight line ; it is required to divide it into... | |
| John Bonnycastle - Algebra - 1825 - 336 pages
...is required to divide a line, of 20 inches in length, into two such parts that the rectangle of (he **whole and one of the parts shall be equal to the square of the other.** Ans. 10^5-10, and 30—10^/5 6. It is required to divide the number 60 into two such parts that their... | |
| Daniel Cresswell - Euclid's Elements - 1825 - 616 pages
...therefore (dividendo), : BC* :: AB : BD. PROP. VIII. 8. PROBLEM. To divide a given Jinite straight **line into two parts, so that the rectangle, contained by the whole** line, and the difference of those two parts, shall be in a given ratio to the square of the less of... | |
| Robert Simson - Trigonometry - 1827 - 546 pages
...equal to the square of the other part. Let AB be the given straight line ; it is required to divide .it **into two parts, so that the rectangle contained by...parts, shall be equal to the square of the other part.** Upon AB describe* the square ABDC; bisect* AC in E, ahd join BE : produce CA to F, and make* EF equal... | |
| Miles Bland - Euclid's Elements - 1827 - 462 pages
...the whole line produced and the part produced may be equal to a given square. 9. To divide a straight **line into two parts, so that the rectangle contained by the whole and one of the parts** may be equal to the square of a given line, which is less than the line to be divided. 10. To divide... | |
| John Playfair - Geometry - 1829 - 210 pages
...PROPOSITION IX. PROBLEM. To divide a given straight line into two parts which shall be in any given ratio. **Let AB be the given straight line; it is required to divide** AB into two parts which shall be in a given ratio. From the point A draw a line AC, making any angle... | |
| John Playfair - Euclid's Elements - 1832 - 358 pages
...equal to the square of the other part. Let AB be the given straight line; it is required to divide it **into two parts, so that the rectangle contained by the whole, and one of** the_parts, sha'l be equal to the square of the other part. Upon AB describe (40. 1.) the square ABDC;... | |
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