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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
by Charles Scott Venable - 1881
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## A Natural Philosophy: Embracing the Most Recent Discoveries in the Various ...

George Payn Quackenbos - Physics - 1860 - 484 pages
...is a rectangle whose sides are equal ; j _,' H 0 as, IJ KL, Fig. 23. 22. A Sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre ; as, AB CD, Fig. 24. 23. The Axis of a sphere is a straight line passing through its centre and terminating...
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## Higher Arithmetic : Or, The Science and Application of Numbers: Combining ...

James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1860 - 446 pages
...the diameter by 3.14159. (Leg. V. 11. Sch.) Note. — 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 diameter of a. circle is a straight line which passes through the centre, and is terminated on both...
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## Plane and Solid Geometry: To which is Added Plane and Spherical Trigonometry ...

George Roberts Perkins - Geometry - 1860 - 470 pages
...COMBINATION WITH THE STRAIGHT LINE. DEF1NIT1ONS. I. The circumference of a circle is a curved line, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centrs. The circle is the space bounded by the circumference. II. Any straight line drawn from...
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## Bryant and Stratton's Commercial Arithmetic: In Two Parts. Designed for the ...

Emerson Elbridge White - Arithmetic (Commercial), 1861 - 1861 - 348 pages
...of the smaller end 6 inches ? Ans. 9f cu. ft. nearly. SPHERES. ART. 181. A sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the center. The diameter or axis of a sphere is a line passing through the center, and terminated each...
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## Cornell's High School Geography: Forming Part Third of a Systematic Series ...

Sophia S. Cornell - Geography - 1861 - 414 pages
...of a Circle.—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...
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## Davies' University Arithmetic: Embracing the Answers, and a Full Analysis ...

Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1861 - 496 pages
...the area of a circle whose diameter is mile ? Sphere. 414. A SPHEILE is a portion of space bounded by a curved surface, all the points of which are equally distant from a certain point within, called the center. The line AD, passing through its center C, is called the diameter...
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## Higher Arithmetic, Or, the Science and Application of Numbers: Combining the ...

James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1862 - 436 pages
...the diameter by 3.14159. (Leg. V. 11. Sch.) Note. — 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 diameter cfa circle is a straight line which passes through the centre, and is terminated on Doth sides...
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## Elements of Plane and Spherical Trigonometry: With Practical Applications

Benjamin Greenleaf - Geometry - 1862 - 514 pages
...CIRCLE, AND THE MEASURE OF ANGLES. DEFINITIONS. 152. A CIRCLE is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre; as the figure ADB E. 153. The CIRCUMFERENCE or PERIPHERY of a circle is its entire bounding line ;...
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## Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry: With Practical Applications

Benjamin Greenleaf - Geometry - 1862 - 520 pages
...AND THE MEASURE 0F ANGLES. DEFINITIONS. 152. A CIRCLE is a plane fig-are bounded by a curved line, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre; as the figure ADB B. 153. The CIRCUMFERENCE or PERIPHERY of a circle is its. entire bounding line ;...
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## Elements of Plane and Spherical Trigonometry: With Practical Applications

Benjamin Greenleaf - Geometry - 1861 - 628 pages
...The CIRCUMFERENCE or PERIPHERY of a circle is its entire bounding line ; or it is a curved line, all points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre. 154. A RADIUS of a circle is any straight line drawn from the centre to the circumference ; as the...
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