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A LESS magnitude is said to be a part of a greater magnitude, when the less measures the greater, that is, ' when the less is contained a certain number of times exactly in the greater.
The Propositions of the Fifth Book of Euclid Proved Algebraically: with an ... - Page 25
by George Sturton Ward - 1862 - 79 pages

## Elements of geometry: consisting of the first four,and the sixth, books of ...

Euclides - 1842 - 320 pages
...less magnitude, or number, is said to be a part, or a submultiple, of a greater magnitude, or number, when the less measures the greater, that is when the less is contained in the greater a certain number of times exactly. IV. Equimultiples of magnitudes are such as contain...

## Euclid's Elements of geometry [book 1-6, 11,12] with explanatory notes ...

Euclides - 1845 - 546 pages
...circle by means of straight lines and circles, in those cases in which 2" + 1 is a prime number. BOOK V. DEFINITIONS. I. A LESS magnitude is said to be a part...a certain number of times exactly in the greater.' II. A greater magnitude is said to be a multiple of a less, when the greater is measured by the less,...

## Euclid in Paragraphs: The Elements of Euclid: Containing the First Six Books ...

Euclid - Geometry - 1845 - 218 pages
...be inscribed in a given equilateral and equiangular quindecagon, and circumscribed about it. BOOK V. DEFINITIONS. I. A LESS magnitude is said to be a part...certain number of times ' exactly in the greater.' A greater magnitude is said to be a multiple of a less, when the greater is measured by the less ;...

## The First Six, and the Eleventh and Twelfth Books of Euclid's Elements: With ...

Euclid, James Thomson - Geometry - 1845 - 380 pages
...magnitude is said to measure a greater, or to be a measure, a part, or a submuUiple of the greater, when the less is contained a certain number of times, exactly, in the greater : and 2. The greater is said to be a multiple of the less.f 3. Magnitudes which can be compared in...

## The Elements of Euclid, the parts read in the University of Cambridge [book ...

Euclides - 1846 - 292 pages
...A'B'C' equilateral triangles inscribed in them, shew that AP'2 + BP- + CP'2 = A'P2 + B'P2 + CT2. BOOK V. DEFINITIONS. i. A LESS magnitude is said to be a part...a certain number of times exactly in the greater. II. A greater magnitude is said to be a multiple of a less, when the greater is measured by the less,...

## Elements of Geometry: Containing the First Six Books of Euclid, with a ...

John Playfair - Euclid's Elements - 1846 - 334 pages
...is the product of m into n ; and mnA is A mul' tiplied by the product of m into n. DEFINITIONS. 1. A less magnitude is said to be a part of a greater...certain number of times, exactly, in the greater. 2. A greater magnitude is said to be a multiple of a less, when the greater is measured by the less,...

## Euclid's Elements: Or, Second Lessons in Geometry,in the Order of Simson's ...

Dennis M'Curdy - Geometry - 1846 - 166 pages
...; (d) p. 1, 4 ; (c) def. 36, I, and Note ; def. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, of b. 1. BOOK FIFTH. Definitions. 1. A less magnitude is said to be a part of a greater one, when the less is a measure of the greater, or is contained a certain number of times in it. 2....

## The definitions, postulates, axioms, and enunciations of the propositions of ...

Euclid - 1848 - 52 pages
...straight line from the centre, that is, to the semidiameter of the circle. PROP. XVI. PROBLEM. BOOK V. DEFINITIONS. I. A LESS magnitude is said to be a part...a certain number of times exactly in the greater.' II. A greater magnitude is said to be a multiple of a less, when the greater is measured by the less,...