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" CIRCLE is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre; as the figure ADB E. "
Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry: With Notes - Page 27
by Adrien Marie Legendre - 1828 - 316 pages
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Plane and Solid Geometry: To which is Added Plane and Spherical Trigonometry ...

George Roberts Perkins - Geometry - 1856 - 235 pages
...AND ITS COMBINATION WITH THE STRAIGHT LINE. DEFINITIONS. I. The circumference of a circle is a curved line, all the points of which are equally distant...within called the centre. The circle is the space bounded by the circumference. II. Any straight line drawn from the centre to the circumference is called...
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Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry from the Works of A. M. Legendre ...

Adrien Marie Legendre, Charles Davies - Geometry - 1857 - 444 pages
...corresponds with the eruncration. BOOK III. THE CIKCLE, AND THE MEASUREMENT OF ANGLES. DEFINITIONS. 1. The CIRCUMFERENCE OF A CIRCLE is a curve line, all...point within, called the centre. The circle is the portion of the plane terminated by the circumference. 2. Every straight line, drawn from the centre...
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Cornell's High School Geography: Forming Part Third of a Systematic Series ...

Sarah S. Cornell - Geography - 1857 - 422 pages
...a Clrele. — A Circle is a plane figure bounded by one continuous line, called its circumference ; all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre of the circle. Thus, in the adjoining figure, if the points A, D, E, and B are equally distant from...
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Bourdon's Arithmetic: Containing a Discussion of the Theory of Numbers

Bourdon (M., Louis Pierre Marie) - Arithmetic - 1858 - 248 pages
...the two divisions of the Circle. — The circumference of a circle is defined in geometry a recutiant line, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within, called the centre. In all the scientific works in this country, the circumference is divided into 360 equal parts, called...
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Rifles and Rifle Practice: An Elementary Treatise Upon the Theory of Rifle ...

Cadmus Marcellus Wilcox - Rifle practice - 1859 - 276 pages
...CHAPTER IV. TUB CIRCLE AND THE MEASURING OF ANGLES. "WK give the name of circumference to a curved line, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within, called the centre. ,, The part of the surface contained in the circumference is called the circle. Every right line joining the...
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Higher Arithmetic : Or, The Science and Application of Numbers: Combining ...

James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1860 - 446 pages
...circumference of a circle from its diameter. Multiply the diameter by 3.14159. (Leg. V. 11. Sch.) Note. — The circumference of a circle is a curve line, all...distant from a point within, called the centre. The diameter of a. circle is a straight line which passes through the centre, and is terminated on both...
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A Natural Philosophy: Embracing the Most Recent Discoveries in the Various ...

George Payn Quackenbos - Physics - 1860 - 484 pages
...sides are equal ; j _,' H 0 as, IJ KL, Fig. 23. 22. A Sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre ; as, AB CD, Fig. 24. 23. The Axis of a sphere is a straight line passing through its centre and terminating...
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Plane and Solid Geometry: To which is Added Plane and Spherical Trigonometry ...

George Roberts Perkins - Geometry - 1860 - 443 pages
...AND ITS COMBINATION WITH THE STRAIGHT LINE. DEF1NIT1ONS. I. The circumference of a circle is a curved line, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centrs. The circle is the space bounded by the circumference. II. Any straight line drawn from...
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Cornell's High School Geography: Forming Part Third of a Systematic Series ...

Sophia S. Cornell - Geography - 1861 - 405 pages
...of a Circle.—A Circle is a plane figure bounded by one continuous line, called its circumference ; all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre of the circle. Thus, in the adjoining figure, if the points A, D, E, and B are equally distant from...
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Bryant and Stratton's Commercial Arithmetic: In Two Parts. Designed for the ...

Emerson Elbridge White - Arithmetic (Commercial), 1861 - 1861 - 332 pages
...inches ? Ans. 9f cu. ft. nearly. SPHERES. ART. 181. A sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the center. The diameter or axis of a sphere is a line passing through the center, and terminated each...
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