| Seth Thayer Stewart - Geometry - 1893 - 256 pages
...distance 0 С is greater than С G, the dist. of any other cliord from the center. (B. II., P. xIII.) 5. **The shortest line that can be drawn from a given point to a given** circumference of a circle passes, when produced, through the center of the circle. I. Let A В be the... | |
| 1894 - 1186 pages
...the base, and the sum of the sides of a triangle, to construct the triangle. INSPECTORS' REPORT. 95 - **.A. perpendicular is the shortest line that can be drawn from a given point to a given line.** 7 From two points on the same side of a line given in position, r)raw two straight lines which shall... | |
| Albany (N.Y.). Board of Public Instruction - Education - 1895 - 620 pages
...complement? (6) What kind of a triangle is formed by a diagonal and two sides of a rhombus? 12. Prove that **a perpendicular is the shortest line that can be drawn from a** point to a line. 13. At one extremity of a line an angle of R0° is constructed, and at the other extremity... | |
| William James Milne - Geometry - 1899 - 398 pages
...On DG take DH= DE, and draw CO. Then, CH = CE. Why? Why? QED SOLID GEOMETRY. — BOOK VII. 448. Cor. **I. A perpendicular is the shortest line that can be drawn from a** point to a plane. 449. Cor. II. Equal oblique lines from a point in a perpendicular to a plane meet... | |
| William James Milne - Geometry, Modern - 1899 - 258 pages
...than PC, PC is the only perpendicular that can be drawn to AB from P. Therefore, etc. QED 61. Cor. **A perpendicular is the shortest line that can be drawn from a** point to a line. 1. Since PCF is a straight line, is PDF a straight line ? Ax. 12. 2. Which line, then,... | |
| Henry Sinclair Hall, Frederick Haller Stevens - Euclid's Elements - 1900 - 304 pages
...right angles to the base, the triangle is isosceles. 6. The perpendicular is the shortest straight **line that can be drawn from a given point to a given** straight line ; and of others, that which is nearer to the perpendicular is less than the more remote... | |
| Charles Godfrey, Arthur Warry Siddons - Geometry - 1903 - 355 pages
...st. line drawn from O to meet AB. .'. ON is the shortest of all such lines. QE J i. NOTE. Since the **perpendicular is the shortest line that can be drawn from a given point to a given line,** it is called the distance of the point from the line, Ex.668. In fig. 144, prove that OB > OP. Ex.... | |
| James McMahon - Geometry, Plane - 1903 - 380 pages
...circles are equal. Ex. 3. Any diameter of a circle is an axis of symmetry. 12. THEOREM 6. The least **line that can be drawn from a given point to a given** circle is a segment of the line that passes through the center, and the extremities of this segment... | |
| James McMahon - Geometry, Plane - 1903 - 376 pages
...opposite the second angle. Perpendicular and oblique lines. 85. THEOREM 16. Of all the straight lines **that can be drawn from a given point to a given line** : (1) the perpendicular is the least; (2) any two that make equal angles with the perpendicular are... | |
| John Alton Avery - Geometry, Modern - 1903 - 136 pages
...with the hypothesis. What theorems have already been proved by the indirect method ? THEOREM XXX 81. **<A perpendicular is the shortest line that can be drawn from a** point to a line. Hyp. From C, any pt. outside AB, let CD be -L AB at D. To prove that CD is the shortest... | |
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