| Isaac Todhunter - Euclid's Elements - 1880 - 426 pages
...that AF is greater than the diagonal of the square. 21. 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 tho more remote;... | |
| Euclid, Isaac Todhunter - Euclid's Elements - 1883 - 426 pages
...that AF is greater than the diagonal of the square. 21. 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... | |
| Euclides - 1884 - 434 pages
...less than AB. Hence AC must be greater than AB. COR. — 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.... | |
| Science - 1884 - 536 pages
...an angle, and the other on a side of the rectangle. 52. 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... | |
| Richard Anthony Proctor - Geometry - 1887 - 202 pages
...an angle, and the other on a side of the rectangle. 52. 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... | |
| Seth Thayer Stewart - Geometry, Modern - 1891 - 428 pages
...directions are equal. SECTION V.— OBLIQUE LINES. 34. i. DEFINITIONS. 2. PROPOSITIONS. PROP. XXI. THEOREM : **A perpendicular is the shortest line that can be drawn from a given point to a given** straight line. PROP. XXII. THEOREM : If a perpendicular and oblique lines are drawn from a given point... | |
| Seth Thayer Stewart - Geometry - 1891 - 426 pages
...contact of its sides is equal to the semi-perimeter, minus the side lying opposite to this angle. 6. **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. 7. The longest line... | |
| Seth Thayer Stewart - Geometry - 1891 - 428 pages
...given circumference of a circle passes, when produced, through the center of the circle. 7. The longest **line that can be drawn from a given point to a given** circumference of a circle passes through the center of the circle. 8. The radius of a circle inscribed... | |
| George Irving Hopkins - Geometry, Plane - 1891 - 204 pages
...must the other be ? If one of two supplementary angles is acute, what kind must the other one be ? 71. **A perpendicular is the shortest line that can be drawn from a** point to a straight line. (The analysis of this theorem has been given in the Introduction.) Post.... | |
| Euclid - Geometry - 1892 - 460 pages
...and CA greater than CX. Hence obtain a proof of i. 20. 3. 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... | |
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