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" To draw a straight line perpendicular to a given straight line of unlimited length from a given point without it. "
Stories about Mathematics-land - Page 52
by D. Ponton - 1927
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Report of the Secretary for Public Instruction ...

Queensland. Department of Public Instruction - Education - 1892 - 508 pages
...enunciations*, giving the reasons for any additions you may make :— (o) To bisect a given straight line ; (6) To draw a straight line perpendicular to a given straight line from a given point without it. 17 4. Prove that case of Euclid I. 7, where the vertex of each triangle is without the other triangle....
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The First Book of Euclid's Elements: Arranged for Beginners

Euclid, John Bascombe Lock - Euclid's Elements - 1892 - 188 pages
...length of the base and of the perpendicular from the vertex to the base is given. Proposition 12. 78. To draw a straight line perpendicular to a given straight line from a given point witlwut it. Let AB be the given straight line and C the given point ; it is required to draw from C...
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Proceedings of the Edinburgh Mathematical Society

Edinburgh Mathematical Society - Mathematics - 1893 - 352 pages
...describe a circle cutting AB again at E. Join ED, and produce it to meet the circle at F ; join FC. T. 12. To draw a straight line perpendicular to a given straight line from a given point outside it. From the way in which Euclid describes his construction, the formula for it would be But...
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Examination Papers for Science Schools and Classes

Great Britain. Education Department. Department of Science and Art - 1894 - 894 pages
...triangle which are respectively equal to the angles A, B, C of the first triangle. (10.) 8. Show how to draw a straight line perpendicular to a given straight line from a given point without it. An equilateral triangle and an isosceles triangle are upon the same base ;" show that the line joining...
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Annual Report

1894 - 1136 pages
...If two angles of a triangle be equal, the sides- opposite them shall also be equal. (Prop. VI.) 5. To draw a straight line perpendicular to a given straight line from a given point in the same. (Prop. XI.) 6. From a given point to draw a straight Une equal 10 s given straight line....
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Colliery Surveying: A Primer Designed for the Use of Students and Colliery ...

Thomas Aloysius O'Donahue - Mine surveying - 1896 - 186 pages
...the circumference in F. Join CF. The straight line CF will be at right angles to AB. VI. To draw a perpendicular to a given straight line from a given point without it. Let AB (Fig. 53) be the given line, and C the point without it. From the centre C, and with any radius,...
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Report of the Council of Public Instruction of the North-West Territories of ...

Northwest Territories Council of Public Instruction - 1897 - 628 pages
...varieties. (c) Distinguish between a postulate and a problem, between a problem and a theorem. 2. (a) To draw a straight line perpendicular to a given straight line from a given point without it. I. 12. (J) If the proposition be correctly enunciated in () show that there is no certainty the circle...
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Report of the Department of Education for the Year ...

Manitoba. Department of Education - Education - 1900 - 558 pages
...triangles will be eiI'ial in all "respects, and mime the proposition in which each case is proved. 4. Draw a straight line perpendicular to a given straight line from a given point without it. 5. The perpendiculars from the vertices of an equilateral triangle to the opposite sides are equal....
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Annual Report of the Commissioners ..., Volume 67

1901 - 488 pages
...Geometrical drawing with ruler and compass was done well by Fifth Standard, ths Messrs, exercise set being to draw a straight line perpendicular to a given straight line from a /. /. Hand given Point within it." and "All the subjects of New Programme have been introduced, except...
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Calendar of the University of Sydney

University of Sydney - 1901 - 644 pages
...Postulates and Aziomt? Define Parallel Straight Lines, a Parallelogram, a Circle, a Rectangle. 2. Draw a perpendicular to a given straight line from a given point without it. 3. Parallelograms on the same base and between the snmo parallels are equal to each other. 4. Describe...
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