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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

## Minutes of the General Council of Medical Education & Registration ..., Volume 6

...opposite sides and angles of a parallelogram are equal to one another, and the diagonal bisects it. 5. To divide a 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. 6. To describe a square that shall...

## Elementary geometry

James Maurice Wilson - 1869
...obtain by addition that AB* + BC* = 2AD* + 2DB*. Ex. 3. To divide a straight line into two parts such that the rectangle contained by the whole line and one of the parts is equal to the square of the other part. Let AB be the given line. Construction. Draw a square ACDB...

## Civil service guide

Robert Johnston (F.R.G.S.) - Civil service - 1869 - 178 pages
...squares of the two parts, together with twice the rectangle contained by the parts. 5. 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. 6. Draw a straight line from a...

## The Guide to the Indian Civil Service, Containing Directions for Candidates ...

Alexander Charles Ewald - Civil service - 1870 - 268 pages
...becoming bankrupt, pays 12s. 6d. in £1, what does the merchant gain or lose by the transaction ? 2. Divide a 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. 3. Prove that equiangular parallelograms...

## Examination for women. Examination papers, with lists of syndics and examiners

...straight lines BD, CD ; prove that the angle BDC is half the sum of the angles ABG, ACS. 2. 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 on the other part. Produce a given straight line, so...

## Elements of geometry, containing the first two (third and fourth ..., Part 1

Euclides - 1871
...together with twice sq. on EF = twice sq. on AC together with twice sq. on CD. QED; 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. x) Let AB be the given st. line....

## Elements of geometry, with ... trigonometry

André Darré - 1872
...they have an equal angle each, and the sides about the equal angles are respectively proportional. 11. To divide a straight line into two parts so that the rectangle which they contain shall be equivalent to a given rectangle. 12. The area of the parallelogram formed...

## Elements of geometry, containing books i. to vi.and portions of books xi ...

Euclides, James Hamblin Smith - Geometry - 1872 - 349 pages
...EF = twice sq. on AC together with twice sq. on CD. QED PROPOSITION XI. PROBLEM. To divide a given straight line into two parts, so that the rectangle contained by the irhcle and one of the parts shall 6« equal to the square on the other part. xt jc a Let AB be the...