| Saskatchewan. Department of Education - Education - 1910 - 260 pages
...sides, prove that the square on the longer diagonal is three times the square on the shorter. 4. (a) **To divide a given straight line into two parts, so...rectangle contained by the whole and one of the parts** may be equal to the square on the other part. II. 11. (6) Divide a given straight line externally in... | |
| Morris Kline - Mathematics - 1990 - 434 pages
...EUCLID AND APOLLONIUS H D Figure 4. 10 Figure 4. 11 Proposition 1 1 . To cut a given straight line **so that the rectangle contained by the whole and one of the** segments is equal to the square on the remaining segment. This requires that we divide AB (Fig. 4.10)... | |
| David Bennett - Bridges - 1997 - 212 pages
...beauty. It was neatly summarised by Euclid in two of his propositions: "to cut a given straight line **so that the rectangle contained by the whole and one of the** segments is equal to the square m the remaining segment" and "to cut a given finite line in extreme... | |
| John J. Roche - Mathematics - 1998 - 364 pages
...Euclid book II, proposition 1 1 is an example of a construction problem: To cut a given straight line **so that the rectangle contained by the whole and one of the** segments is equal to the square on the remaining segment'. Heath points out24 that this is equivalent,... | |
| Johannes de Muris, Hubertus Lambertus Ludovicus Busard - History - 1998 - 398 pages
...radius of the circle (Campanus IV. 15 Porism). Prop. 3 reads as follows: To cut a given straight line **so that the rectangle contained by the whole and one of the** segments is equal to the square on the remaining segment (Campanus 11.11). From Prop. 4: If the radius... | |
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