| Euclides - Euclid's Elements - 1881 - 236 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,...straight line AD equal to C. And from the centre A,** at the distance AD, describe (Post. 3) the circle DBF. Then the part AE shall he equal to C. Because... | |
| Euclid, Isaac Todhunter - Euclid's Elements - 1883 - 428 pages
...straight lines to cut off a part equal to the less AB is the greater : it is required to cut off from AS, **the greater, a part equal to C the less. From the point A draw** the straight line AD equal to 0; [I. 2. and from the centre A, at the distance ^Z>, describe the circle... | |
| Stewart W. and co - 1884 - 272 pages
...greater. L\ / \ It is required to cut off from AB a part \J /~ equal to C, the less. ^^_^T From A draw **AD equal to C ; and from the centre A, and at the distance AD, describe** the circle DEF; and because A is the centre of DEP, AE shall be equal to AD ; but C is likewise equal... | |
| Edward Mann Langley, W. Seys Phillips - 1890 - 538 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.** IA IE B \ From the point A draw the straight line AD equal to C. [I. 2. From the centre A, at the distance... | |
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