When a straight line standing on another straight line makes the adjacent angles equal to one another, each of the angles is called a right angle; and the straight line which stands on the other is called a perpendicular to it. A course of geometrical drawing - Page 2by William Schofield Binns - 1861Full view - About this book
| E. M. Reynolds - Geometry - 1868 - 172 pages
...line standing on another straight line makes the adjacent angles equal to one another, each of these **angles is called a right angle; and the straight line which stands on the other is** said to be perpendicular to it. We acquire a clear idea of'the magnitude of an angle by supposing it... | |
| Isaac Todhunter - Measurement - 1869 - 312 pages
...statement that a certain angle is three times another angle, or four times another angle ; and so on. 8. **When a straight line standing on another straight...stands on the other is called a perpendicular to it.** Thus, in the figure, if the angle ABC is equal to the angle ABD each of them is a right angle, and... | |
| Henry Major - Student teachers - 1873 - 592 pages
...line. An angle is named from three or one letters, as ABC or B. X. When a straight line standing oil **another straight line makes the adjacent angles equal...and the straight line which stands on the other is** _ called a perpendicular to it. XI. An obtuse angle is greater than a right angle. XII. An acute angle... | |
| William Alexander Myers - Circle-squaring - 1873 - 238 pages
...standing on another straight line makes the adjacent angles equal to one another, each of the angles is **a right angle, and the straight line which stands on the other is called a perpendicular to it;** IKL arc perpendiculars to the line GH. PLATE 1. DEFINITIONS OF LINES AND ANGLES AA B H ,r ' V X £... | |
| Euclides - 1874 - 120 pages
...inclination of two straight lines to one another, which meet together, but are not in the same straight line. **10. When a straight line standing on another straight...stands on the other is called a perpendicular to it.** 11. An obtuse angle is that which is greater than a right angle. 12. An acute angle is that which is... | |
| Edward Atkins - 1874 - 424 pages
...only one angle at any given point, it may be expressed by the letter at that point, as the angle E. **10. When a straight line standing on another straight...stands on the other is called a perpendicular to it.** 1 1 . An obtuse angle is that which is greater than a right angle. 12. An acute angle is that which... | |
| Edward Atkins - 1874 - 428 pages
...are adjacent angles. eHF^CHG But when a straight line, standing on another straight are "l""1line, **makes the adjacent angles equal to one another, each...stands on the other is called a perpendicular to it** (Def. 10). Therefore, from the given point C, a perpendicular has been drawn to the given straight... | |
| Euclides - 1874 - 342 pages
...line standing on another straight line, makes the adjacent angles equal to each other, each of these **angles is called a right angle ; and the straight...stands on the other is called a perpendicular to it.** 11. An obtuse angle is that which is greater than a right angle. / 18. An acute angle is that which... | |
| William Alexander Myers - Circle-squaring - 1874 - 207 pages
...standing on another straight line makes the adjacent angles equal to one another, each of the angles is **a right angle, and the straight line which stands on the other is called a perpendicular to it;** IKL are perpendiculars to the line GH. DEFINITIONS OF LINES AND ANGLES AA B C D H 15. Inclined lines,... | |
| Edward Atkins - 1876 - 130 pages
...letter at that as the angle E. 1 0. When a straight line standing on another straight lino makes tho **adjacent angles equal to one another, each of the...right angle; and the straight line which stands on** tho other is called a perpendicular to it. 1 1 . An obtuse angle is that which is greater than a right... | |
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