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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

## A school Euclid, being books i. & ii. of Euclid's Elements, with notes by C ...

Euclides - 1874 - 120 pages
...cut off a part equal to the less. A Let AB and C 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 C the less. Q From the point ^_ __ ^' A draw the /' ^^^ straight line AD equal to C ; [I. 2.] and from the centre...

## The Elements of Euclid, containing the first six books, with a selection of ...

Euclides - 1874 - 342 pages
...lines to cut off 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 the greater, a part equal to C the less. Construction. From the point A draw the straight line AD equal to C(l. 2) ; and from the centre A,...

## Pure mathematics, Volume 1

Edward Atkins - 1874 - 428 pages
...an<i . AL = GEOMETRY. Make AD AE=AD. AD=C. AE and C >"«-h Mi.-. AE=C. AB=DE. AC=DF. It is reqviired to cut off from AB, the greater, a part equal to C, the less. CONSTRUCTION. — From the point A draw the straight line AD equal to C (I.2>From the centre A, at...

## Elements of geometry, based on Euclid, books i-iii

Edward Atkins - 1876 - 130 pages
...be the two given straight lines, of which AB is the greater. BC=BCt. AE=AD. AD=C. £ch=AD. .-. AE=C. It is required to cut off from AB, the greater, a part equal to C, the less. CONSTRUCTION.— From the point A draw the straight line AD equal to 0 /I / \ (L2). I d L j - From...

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

Robert Potts - Geometry - 1876 - 446 pages
...and Cbe the two given straight lines, of which AB is the greater. It U required to cut off from ^2? 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...

## Euclid, book i., propositions i. to xxvi., with exercises and alternative ...

Euclides - 1877 - 58 pages
...lines to cut off a part equal to the less. Let AB and CD be the two given straight lines, of which AS is the greater ; it is required to cut off from AB the greater, a part equal to OD the less. Construction. From A draw the straight line AE equal to CD. (prop. 2) "With A as centre,...

## Elements of geometry, based on Euclid, book i

Edward Atkins - 1877 - 72 pages
...Draw AB. A DAB equilateral. BC=BQ. DL=DO. DA=DB. .'. AL, = .'. AL and BO each — BG. .'. AL ; BC. It is required to cut off from AB, the greater, a part equal to C, the less. CONSTRUCTION.- — From the point A draw the straight line AD equal to G (1.2). From the centre A,...

## Euclid, books i. & ii., with notes, examples, and explanations, by a late ...

Euclides - 1879 - 146 pages
...lines to cut off a •bart equal to the less. Let AB and CD be the two given st. lines, of which AB is the greater. It is required to cut off from AB, the greater, a part equal to CD, the less. Constr. From the pt. A draw the st line AE = CD; (i. 2) with centre A at the distance...