Books Books THE sphere is a solid terminated by a curve surface, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within, called the centre. Elements of Geometry, After Legendre, with a Selection of Geometrical ... - Page 255
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Adrien Marie Legendre - Geometry - 1852 - 436 pages
...CIRCLE, AND THE MEASUREMENT OF ANGLES. DEFINITIONS. 1. The CIRCUMFERENCE OF A CIRCLE is a curve line, all the points of which, are equally distant from a point within, called the centre. The circle is the portion of the plane terminated by the circumference. 2. Every straight line, drawn from... ## Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry from the Works of A.M. Legendre ...

Charles Davies - Geometry - 1854 - 436 pages
...CIRCLE, AND THE MEASUREMENT OF ANGLES. DEFINITIONS. 1. The CIRCUMFERENCE OF A CIRCLE is a curve line, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within, called the centre. The circle is the portion of the plane terminated by the circumference. 2. Every straight line, drawn from... ## Plane and Solid Geometry: To which is Added Plane and Spherical Trigonometry ...

George Roberts Perkins - Geometry - 1856 - 460 pages
...COMBINATION WITH THE STRAIGHT LINE. DEFINITIONS. I. The circumference of a circle is a curved line, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre. The circle is the space bounded by the circumference. II. Any straight line drawn from the centre to the... ## New University Arithmetic: Embracing the Science of Numbers, and Their ...

Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1856 - 452 pages
...diameter is 14 ? 4. How many square yards in a circle whose diameter is feet? 340. A sphere is a figure terminated by a curved surface, all the points of which are equally distant from a certain point within, called the centre. The line AD, passing through its centre C, is called the diameter... ## Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry: From the Works of A.M. Legendre

Adrien Marie Legendre - Geometry - 1857 - 444 pages
...is said to be inscribed in the cone. The cone is also said to be circumscribed about the pyramid. 9. The SPHERE is a solid terminated by a curved surface,...point within, called the centre. The sphere may be generated by the revolution of a semicircle DAE, about its diameter DE : for, the surface described... ## Cornell's High School Geography: Forming Part Third of a Systematic Series ...

Sarah S. Cornell - Geography - 1857 - 422 pages
...a Clrele. — A Circle is a plane figure bounded by one continuous line, called its circumference ; all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre of the circle. Thus, in the adjoining figure, if the points A, D, E, and B are equally distant from... ## Burnham's Arithmetic, Revised: A New System of Arithmetic, on an Improved ...

Charles Guilford Burnham - Arithmetic - 1857 - 328 pages
...base. 8. A sphere is a solid, bounded by one continued convex surface, every point of wliich is equally distant from a point within, called the centre. The sphere may be conceived to be formed by the revolution of a semicircle about its diameter, which remains fixed. A hemisphere... ## A New System of Arithmetic, on an Improved Plan, Embracing the Rules of ...

Charles Guilford Burnham - 1857 - 336 pages
...base. 8. A sphere is a solid, bounded by one continued convex surface, every point 01 which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre. The sphere may be conceived to be formed by the revolution of a semicircle about its diameter, which remains fixed. A hemisphere... ## Bourdon's Arithmetic: Containing a Discussion of the Theory of Numbers

Bourdon (M., Louis Pierre Marie) - Arithmetic - 1858 - 262 pages
...divisions of the Circle. — The circumference of a circle is defined in geometry a recutiant line, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within, called the centre. In all the scientific works in this country, the circumference is divided into 360 equal parts, called... 