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From the greater of two given straight lines to cut off a part equal to the less. Let AB and C be the two given straight lines, whereof AB is the greater.
The first three books of Euclid's Elements of geometry, with theorems and ... - Page 7
by Euclid, Thomas Tate - 1849 - 108 pages

## The Elements of geometry; or, The first six books, with the eleventh and ...

Euclides - 1855 - 270 pages
...lines to cut off apart equal to the less. Let AB and С be the two given straight lines, of which AB is the greater. It is required to cut off from AB, the greater, a part equal to С, the less. From the point A draw (I. 2) the straight line AD equal to С. And from the centre A,...

## Euclid's Elements of plane geometry [book 1-6] explicitly enunciated, by J ...

Euclides - 1860 - 288 pages
...off a part equal to the less. Given, AB and C two straight lines, whereof AB is the greater. It it required to cut off from AB, the greater, a part equal to C, the less. (Const.) From the point A draw (I. 2) the straight line AD equal to C; and from the centre A, and with...

## Euclid's Elements of Geometry: Chiefly from the Text of Dr. Simson, with ...

Robert Potts - Geometry, Plane - 1860 - 380 pages
...and Cbe the two given straight lines, of which AB is the greater. It is required to cut off fromAB the greater, a part equal to C, the less. From the point A draw the straight line AD equal to C; (i. 2.) and from the center A, at the distance AD, describe the circle...

## The school Euclid: comprising the first four books, by A.K. Isbister

Euclides - 1862 - 172 pages
...straight lines to cutoff a part equal to the less. (References — Prop. 1.2; def. 15; post. 3; ax. 1.) It is required to cut off from AB the greater, a part equal to C, the less. 3ON8TRtJCTION From the point A draw the straight line AD equal to C ; (l. 2) and from the centre A,...

## Euclid's Elements of geometry, the first four books, by R. Potts. Corrected ...

Euclides - 1864 - 262 pages
...lines to cut off apart equal to the less. Let AB and Cbe the two given straight lines, of which AB is the greater. It is required to cut off from AB...a part equal to C, the less. From the point A draw the straight line AD equal to C; (l. 2.) and from the center A, at the distance AD, describe the circle...

## The school edition. Euclid's Elements of geometry, the first six books, by R ...

Euclides - 1864 - 448 pages
...AB and Cbe the two given straight lines, of which AB is the greater. It is required to cut oS&omAB the greater, a part equal to C, the less. From the point A draw the straight line AD equal to C; (l. 2.) and from the center A, at the distance AD, describe the circle...

## The College Euclid: Comprising the First Six and the Parts of the Eleventh ...

Euclides - 1865 - 402 pages
...def. 15 ; post. S; ax. 1.) Let AB and C be the given straight lines, of which AB is greater than C. It is required to cut off from AB the greater, a part equal to C, the less. 1° CONSTRUCTION From the point A draw the straight line AD equal to C ; (i. 2) and from the centre...

## The Elements of Euclid for the Use of Schools and Colleges: Comprising the ...

Euclid, Isaac Todhunter - Euclid's Elements - 1867 - 426 pages
...lines to cut qff a part equal to the less. Let AB and C be the two given straight lines, of which AB is the greater : it is required to cut off from AB,...a part equal to C the less. From the point A draw the straight line AD equal to C; [I. 2. and from the centre A,, at the distance AD, describe the circle...