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" A circle is a plane figure contained by one line, which is called the circumference, and is such that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference, are equal to one another : XVI. "
The Elements of Geometry, Symbolically Arranged - Page 5
by Great Britain. Admiralty - 1846
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The popular educator, Volume 1; Volume 29

Popular educator - 1872 - 848 pages
...contained or bounded by a canal line, called the circumference or periphery, which is snch that aU straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference are equal to each other. This point Kg. 6. Fig. 7. is called the centre of the circle, and each of tho straight...
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The first and second books of Euclid explained to beginners, by C.P. Mason

Euclid, Charles Peter Mason - Geometry - 1872 - 216 pages
...XII. An acute angle is an angle which is less than a right angle. Def. XV. A circle is a plane bounded figure, contained by one line, which is called the circumference, and is such, that every point in it is at the same distance from a certain point within, which is called the centre....
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The Acting Teacher's and Student's in Training Guide and Text Book for ...

Henry Major - Student teachers - 1873 - 588 pages
...more boundaries. , XV. A circle is a plane figure contained by one line, called the circumference, such that all straight lines drawn from a certain...to the circumference are equal to one another. XVI. This point is called the centre. XVII. A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the...
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Elementary Mathematics: Embracing Arithmetic Geometry, and Algebra

Lewis Sergeant - 1873 - 182 pages
...figures, are limited by more than four straight lines. 34. A circle is a figure contained by one line, called the circumference, and is such that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the circle to the circumference are equal to each other. 35. This point is called the centre of the circle;...
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The Elements of Euclid, containing the first six books, with a selection of ...

Euclides - 1874 - 342 pages
...any thing. 14. A figure is that which is inclosed by one or more boundaries. 16. A circle is a plane figure contained by one line, which is called the...figure to the circumference, are equal to one another. 16. And this point is called the centre of the circle. 17. A diameter of a circle is a straight line...
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Pure mathematics, Volume 1

Edward Atkins - 1874 - 428 pages
...anything. 14. A figure is that which is enclosed by one or more boundaries. 15. A circle is a plane figure contained by one line, which is called the...figure to the circumference are equal to one another. 16. And this point is called the centre of the circle, [and any straight line drawn from the centre...
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A school Euclid, being books i. & ii. of Euclid's Elements, with notes by C ...

Euclides - 1874 - 120 pages
...any thing. 14. A figure is that which is enclosed by one or more boundaries. 15. A circle is a plane figure contained by one line, which is called the...figure to the circumference are equal to one another. 16. And this point is called the centre of the circle. 17. A diameter of a circle is a straight line...
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Elements of Euclid Adapted to Modern Methods in Geometry

Euclid, James Bryce, David Munn (F.R.S.E.) - Geometry - 1874 - 236 pages
...sides are equal, but its angles not right angles. 30. A circle is a plane figure contained by one line called the circumference; and is such that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within it to the circumference are equal to one another. This point is called the centre of the circle. 31....
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Euclidian Geometry

Francis Cuthbertson - Euclid's Elements - 1874 - 400 pages
...equilateral triangle is one which has all its sides equal. A circle is a plane figure contained by one line called the circumference, and is such that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within'the figure to the circumference are equal. That point is called the centre of the circle, and...
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The Intuitions of the Mind Inductively Investigated

James McCosh - Intuition - 1874 - 484 pages
...any length in a straight line ;" " There may be such a figure as a circle, that is, a plane figure such that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure are equal to one another ;" and that " A circle may be described from any centre at any distance from...
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