Books Books To draw a straight line through a given point parallel to a given straight line. Let A be the given point, and BC the given straight line ; it is required to draw a straight line through the point A, parallel to the straight hue BC. Elements of geometry, containing the first two (third and fourth) books of ... - Page 106
by Euclides - 1871 ## Annual Report of the Public Schools of the Province of British Columbia

British Columbia. Superintendent of Education - 1897 - 710 pages
...the parallelograms, which are about the diagonal of any parallelogram, are equal to each other. 9. To draw a straight line through a given point parallel to a given straight line. 10. (a.) What is the measurement in degrees, itc., of the largest obtuse angle ? Of the smallest acute... ## Annual Report - Dept. of Education

Saskatchewan. Department of Education - Education - 1913 - 202 pages
...equally distant from A and B; (b) Every point not in this line is unequally distant from A and B. 4. (a) To draw a straight line through a given point parallel to a given straight line. (b) To construct a parallelogram that shall be equal in all respects to a given parallelogram. 5. (a)... ## The American Mathematical Monthly: The Official Journal of the ..., Volumes 9-10

Mathematicians - 1902 - 720 pages
...astounding achievement of Bolyai's young genius, his § 34, where he solves for his universe, En., I, 31, To draw a straight line through a given point parallel to a given straight line. His brilliant lead was followed more than half a century later by Gerard, but it is Barbarin who has... ## The Thirteen Books of Euclib's Elements.

Euclid - 454 pages
...DEF is supplementary to the angle ABC. PROPOSITION 31. Through a given point to draw a straight line parallel to a given straight line. Let A be the given point, and BC the given straight line ; thus it is required to draw through the point A a straight line parallel... ## Parliamentary Papers, Volume 17

Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons - Bills, Legislative - 1871 - 902 pages
...these shall be less than the other two sides of the triangle, but shall contain a greater angle. 2. Draw a straight line through a given point parallel to a given straight line. AB, AC, are two straight lines cutting each other in A, and D is a given point ; draw from D a straight... ## The calendar of the University college of Wales

Wales univ, univ. coll. of Wales - 1878 - 188 pages
...that every point on the bisecting line is at equal distances from the sides containing the angle. 2. Draw a straight line through a given point parallel to a given straight line. 3. Prove that the three interior angles of every triangle are together equal to two right angles. 4.... ## The Dream of the West, Pt II, Part 2

Brian Lasater - History - 2008 - 600 pages
...the given straight line AB. Proposition 2. Problem From a given point to draw a straight line equal to a given straight line. Let A be the given point, and BC the given straight line: it is required to draw from the point A a straight line equal to BC. From... ## A Shorter Geometry

462 pages
...opposite sides of a skew quadrilateral are equal, the opposite angles are equal. Ex. 1OB. Shew how to draw a straight line through a given point, parallel to a given plane, and at right angles to a given line. tEx. HO. On two lines I, I' (in general skew to one another)... ## Practical Geometry

Thomas Tate (Mathematical Master, Training College, Battersea.) - 1860 - 404 pages
...by experiment to be true; and conceivably it is not true. For why should there not be more than one straight line through a given point parallel to a given straight line 1 Through a point O we can certainly draw more than one line which does not meet AB if produced to... 