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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

Report of the commissioners, Volume 8

Schools inquiry commission - 1868 - 742 pages
...Is the following a correct solution of the 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 ; join AB, and on AB describe the equilateral triangle ADB. Produce DA to E;...

The Normal Elementary Geometry: Embracing a Brief Treatise on Mensuration ...

Edward Brooks - Geometry - 1868 - 294 pages
...then will CD bisect ACS (B. IV. Th. II.). PROBLEM VI. Through a given point to draw a straight line parallel to a given straight line. Let A be the given point and CD the given line. From. A as a centre, with a radius greater than the shortest distance from A to...

Elements of Geometry: With Practical Applications to Mensuration

Benjamin Greenleaf - Geometry - 1868 - 338 pages
...parts, into eight, into sixteen, &c. PROBLEM VII. 302. Through a given point, to draw a straight line parallel to a given straight line. Let A be the given point, and A '-..^ B CD the given straight line. '""--... From A draw a straight line, '"-•-...: AE, to any...

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

Robert Potts - 1868 - 434 pages
...was required to be done. PROPOSITION II. PROBLEM. From a given point, to draw a straight line equal to a given straight line. Let A be the given point, and BCthe given straight line. It is required to draw from the point A, a straight line equal to BC. From...

Mensuration for Beginners: With Numerous Examples

Isaac Todhunter - Measurement - 1869 - 312 pages
...DF and EF. Then DEF will be the triangle required. 44. Through a given print to draw a straight line parallel to a given straight line. Let A be the given point, and B (/the given straight line. Take any point D in BC. From the centre D, with the radius DA describe...

Elementary geometry

James Maurice Wilson - 1869 - 260 pages
...the construction u tho same as before. COR. 3. Hence through any point a straight line can be drawn parallel to a given straight line. Let A be the given point, JSCthe given line. Draw any line AD to meet BC, and make the angle DAE equal to the alternate angle...

A Treatise on Elementary Geometry: With Appendices Containing a Collection ...

William Chauvenet - Geometry - 1871 - 380 pages
...also the angles O and A (10). I;' PROPOSITION XXX.— PROBLEM. 75. Through a given point, to draw a parallel to a given straight line. Let A be the given point, and BC the given line. From any point B in BC draw the straight D line BAD through A. At the point A, by /'...

The Elements of Plane and Solid Geometry

Henry William Watson - Geometry - 1871 - 320 pages
...both acute or both obtuse (Bk. I. page 46). PROBLEM 6. 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. It is required to draw through A a straight line parallel toBC. Take any point...