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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 Committee of Council on Education in Scotland

Great Britain. Scottish Education Department - Education - 1903 - 964 pages
...and accuracy. Candidates should give about one hour to each part of the paper. PART I.— A. А 1. Draw a straight line perpendicular to a given straight line from a given point outside the line, giving construction and proof. A 2. If one side of a triangle be produced prove that...
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A School Geometry, Parts 1-4

Henry Sinclair Hall - 1908 - 286 pages
...the L'CXD, DXE may be proved to be 60; and the L DXO is half of the L DXE ; GEOMETRY. PROBLEM 4. To draw a straight line perpendicular to a given straight line from a given external point. Let X be the given external point from which a perpendicular is to be drawn to AB....
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Intermediate Geometry: Being Sections V and VI of "geometry, Theoretical and ...

Walter Percy Workman - Geometry - 1908 - 228 pages
...point within it (Eiu:. I. 11) 151 To bisect a given straight line . . . (Euc. I. 10) 152 To draw a line perpendicular to a given straight line from a given point without the line .... (Euc. I. 12) 153 To divide a given straight line into five equal parts (Cf. Euc. VI....
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Journal of Education

Education - 1911 - 1334 pages
...other; then the base of that which has the greater angle, is greater than the base of the other. 3. Draw a straight line perpendicular to a given straight line from a given external point. 4. The medians of a triangle are concurrent. 5. In the triangle ABC, the sides AB,...
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Field and Colliery Surveying: A Primer Designed for the Use of Students of ...

Thomas Aloysius O'Donahue - Mine surveying - 1911 - 288 pages
...the circumference in F. Join OF. 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 Examinations Conducted by the Council of Higher Education ...

Newfoundland Council of Higher Education - 1914 - 228 pages
...angle A of a triangle meet the base BC in D, prove that AB is greater than BD and AC than CD. (14) 3. Draw a straight line perpendicular to a given straight line from a given point without it. State and prove your construction. ABC is a triangle. Draw a straight line through C such that the...
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Examinations Papers

1879 - 636 pages
...than each of their sisters ? EUCLI D. Mr. Pirani. Book I. (Three of these must be done correctly.) 1. To draw a straight line perpendicular to a given straight line from a given point without it. 2. D is a point within the triangle ABC ; prove that the sum of AB and AC is greater than the sum of...
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Proceedings of the Edinburgh Mathematical Society, Volume 12

Edinburgh Mathematical Society - Electronic journals - 1894 - 168 pages
...describe a circle cutting AB again at E. Join ED, and produce it to meet the circle at P ; join FC. I. 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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Practical Geometry

Thomas Tate (Mathematical Master, Training College, Battersea.) - 1860 - 404 pages
...a straight line perpendicular to a given straight line from a given point in it . . . . . . . . 71 To draw a straight line perpendicular to a given straight line from a given point outside it 72 CONSTRUCTION OF PARALLELS . . . 72 CONSTRUCTION OF TANGENTS. To draw tangents to a given...
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The Surveyor, Volumes 3-4

Surveying - 1890 - 426 pages
...rectilineal angle. (b.) At a given point in a given straight line to erect a perpendicular. (K.) Draw a line perpendicular to a given straight line from a given point without it. 3. A straight line tangential to two circles which are also tangential to one another measures 2828|...
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