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 ## Mathematical Dictionary and Cyclopedia of Mathematical Science: Comprising ...

Charles Davies, William Guy Peck - Mathematics - 1855 - 630 pages
...direction. The shortest distance is always found in the direction perpendicular to the parallels. To irme л straight line through a given point parallel to a given straight line. Let A be the given point, and В ~, _.--\ С ПС the given i ,.---'' line. From the \ ^,--'' point A. as а Л centre, with a radius... ## Mathematical Dictionary and Cyclopedia of Mathematical Science: Comprising ...

Charles Davies, William Guy Peck - Electronic book - 1855 - 592 pages
...perpendicular to the parallels. 416 CYCLOPEDIA OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCE. 417 To draw a straight lute through a given point parallel to a given straight line. Let A be the given point, and B~ ~-\ С В С the given une. From the point A, as а centre, with a radius greater than the shortest... ## The Elements of geometry; or, The first six books, with the eleventh and ...

Euclides - 1855 - 262 pages
...each of its sides double the base. PROP. II. PROBLEM. From a given point to draw a straight line equal to a given straight line. Let A be the given point, and B С the given straight line. It is required to draw from the point A a straight line equal to B С.... ## Parliamentary Papers, Volume 7

Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons - Bills, Legislative - 1859 - 140 pages
...terms, viz. : — A jriom, Postulate, Problem, Theorem ; also the terms Lin<>, Angle, and Surface. 2. To draw a straight line through a given point parallel to a given straight line. — Euclid I., 31. 3. The interior angles of a polygon are equal to twice as many right angles, diminished... ## Euclid's Elements of plane geometry [book 1-6] explicitly enunciated, by J ...

Euclides - 1860 - 288 pages
...angles ; therefore AB is parallel to CD (I. 27). • ....!.: • » *•*; PROPOSITION XXXI. PROBLEM. To draw a straight line through a given point parallel to a given straight line. . Given the point A and the straight line BC ; it is requirtffi to draw a straight line through the... ## The examination papers as set for the preliminary literary examination of ...

Royal college of surgeons of England - 1860 - 336 pages
...other ; the base of that which has the greater angle shall be greater than the base of the other. 6. Draw a straight line through a given point parallel to a /• given straight line. 7. In any right-angled triangle, the square which is described upon the side subtending the right angle... ## Euclid's Elements of Geometry: Chiefly from the Text of Dr. Simson, with ...

Robert Potts - Geometry, Plane - 1860 - 380 pages
...to CD. (i. 27.) Wherefore, straight lines which are parallel, &c. QKI). PROPOSITION XXXI. PROBLEM. To draw a straight line through a given point parallel to a given stmiyh line. Let A be the given point, and BC the given straight line. It is required to draw, through... ## The school Euclid: comprising the first four books, by A.K. Isbister

Euclides - 1862 - 172 pages
...angle AGK is equal to the angle GKD; (ax. 1) and they are alternate angles ; PROP. XXXI. — PROBLEM. To draw a straight line through a given point, parallel to a, given straight line. (Beferences — Prop. i. 23, 27.) Let A be the given point, and BC the given right line. It is required... ## Elements of Plane and Spherical Trigonometry: With Practical Applications

Benjamin Greenleaf - Geometry - 1862 - 514 pages
...parts, into eight, into sixteen, &c. PROBLEM VII. 302. Tlirough a given point, to draw a straight t parallel to a given straight line. , Let A be the given point, and A ~ С D the given straight line. From A draw a straight line, „ ""••• AE, to any point, E,... 