| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1856 - 450 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... | |
| Adrien Marie Legendre, Charles Davies - Geometry - 1857 - 442 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| Charles Guilford Burnham - 1857 - 342 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 (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... | |
| Cadmus Marcellus Wilcox - Rifle practice - 1859 - 308 pages
...CHAPTER IV. TUB CIRCLE AND THE MEASURING OF ANGLES. "WK give the name of circumference to a curved line, **all the points of which are equally distant from a point within, called the centre. ,, The** part of the surface contained in the circumference is called the circle. Every right line joining the... | |
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