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To divide a given straight line into two parts, so that the rectangle contained by the whole and one of the parts, shall be equal to the square on the other part.
Elements of Euclid [selections from book 1-6] adapted to modern methods in ... - Page 89
by Euclides - 1874

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

Euclides - 1842 - 320 pages
...double the squares of AC, CD. If therefore a straight line, &c. QED PROP. XI. PROB. To divide a given straight line into two parts, so that the rectangle contained by the whole, and one of the parts, shall be equivalent to the square of the other part. Let AB be the given straight...

## The British Annals of Education for ...: Being The Scholastic ..., Volumes 1-2

Education - 1844 - 688 pages
...the whole and each of the parts are together equal to the square of the whole line. 7. Divide a given straight line into two parts, so that the rectangle contained by the whole and one of the parts shall be equal to the square of the other part. 8. If in a circle two straight...

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

Euclid, James Thomson - Geometry - 1845 - 380 pages
...first and third partu of whioh are, by the same curolla'y, tliť PROP. XI. PROB. — To divide a given straight line into two parts, so that the rectangle contained by the whole and one of the parts, may be equal to the square of the other part. Let AB be the given straight line...

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

Euclides - 1845 - 544 pages
...squares of AC, CD. Wherefore, if a straight line, &c. QED PROPOSITION XI. PROBLEM. To divide a given straight line into two parts, so that the rectangle contained by the whole and one of the parts, shall be equal to the square of the other part. Let AB be the given straight...

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

Euclid - Geometry - 1845 - 218 pages
...squares of AC, CD. Wherefore, if a straight line, &c. QED PROPOSITION XI. PROB. — To divide a given straight line into two parts, so that the rectangle contained by the whole, and one of the parts, shall be equal to the square of the other part. Let AB be the given straight...

## Report of the Committee of Council on Education (England and Wales ..., Volume 2

Great Britain. Council on Education - 1845 - 700 pages
...contained by the whole and that part, together with the square of the other part. 62. To divide a given straight line into two parts, so that the rectangle contained by the whole, and one of the parts, shall be equal to the square of the other part. 63. Show that if — B he substracted...

## A collection of examples in pure and mixed mathematics, with hints and ...

Alfred Wrigley, William Henry Johnstone - Mathematics - 1845 - 222 pages
...the diameter drawn from one of these points. (Euclid, iii. 18. Cape, ii. 38.) 59. To divide a given straight line into two parts, so that the rectangle contained by the whole and one of the parts may be equal to the square of a given line, which is less than the line to be...

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

John Playfair - Euclid's Elements - 1846 - 332 pages
...2a+i)2+J2=2o2+2(a+4)2, and the proposition is evident from this algebraical equality. PROP. XI. PROB. To divide a given straight line into two parts, so that the rectangle contained by the whole, and one of the parts, may be equal to the square of the other part. Let AB be the given straight line...