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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
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The first three books of Euclid's Elements of geometry, with theorems and ...

Euclid, Thomas Tate - 1849 - 120 pages
...Wherefore, if a straight line, &c. QED Again, because EG F is EF 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 Tie equal to the square of the other part. Let AB be the given straight...
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Calendar

University of Cambridge - 1849 - 560 pages
...homogeneity of algebraical equations, or any demonstration other than Euclid's ? 3. 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. Shew that in Euclid's figure four...
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Minutes ...: Correspondence, Financial Statements, Etc., and ..., Volume 2

Great Britain. Committee on Education - 1850 - 914 pages
...between the same parallels, are equal to one another. 3. Solve Euc. II. 11. To divide a given finite straight line into two parts, so that the rectangle contained by the whole and one of the parts may be equal to the squire of the other part. 4. Prove Euc. III. 22. The opposite...
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A Collection of Problems and Examples, Adapted to the "Elementary Course of ...

Harvey Goodwin - Mathematics - 1851 - 196 pages
...homogeneity of algebraical equations, or any demonstration other than Euclid's ? 3. 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. Shew that in Euclid's figure four...
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Papers for the schoolmaster, Volumes 1-6

582 pages
...Enumerate tlie cases proved in Book 1 and state what ease is omitted. SECTION IT. 1. 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. 2. If a straight line be divided...
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The Principles of the Solution of the Senate-house 'riders,' Exemplified by ...

Francis James Jameson - Mathematics - 1851 - 144 pages
...= 4 (ABa + AC2) + 4AE2 + 4AF2, = 4BC2 + AB2 + AC2, = 4BC2 + BC2, - 5BC8. 1849. (A). 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. (ii. 11.) (B). Shew that in Euclid's...
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Papers for the schoolmaster, Volume 3

1867 - 336 pages
...be less than twice their rectangle. 3. If a straight line be divided into any two parts, four times the rectangle contained by the whole line and one of the parts, together with the square of the other part, is equal to the square of the straight liue which is made...
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Scholarship examinations of 1846/47 (-1853/54).

Bengal council of educ - 1852 - 348 pages
...contain the right angle. Is this proposition included in any more general one ? (2.) 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. Can this be solved arithmetically...
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The First Two Books of the Elements of Euclid ... with Additional Figures ...

Euclides - 1852
...(25). These two Propositions may be omitted at the first reading.] PEOP. XL 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...
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Arithmetic, algebra, differential and integral calculus, by W. Rutherford ...

Royal Military Academy, Woolwich - Mathematics - 1853 - 472 pages
...the question in its literal meaning. 2. To divide a line of 20 inches in length into two parts such that the rectangle contained by the whole line and one of the parts shall be equal to the square of the other part. Let x = the greater part ; then 20 — x = the less...
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