| Benjamin Peirce - 1870 - 200 pages
...AND THE MEASURE OF ANGLES. 85. Definitions. The circumference of a circle is a curved Zme, all tlie **points of which are equally distant from a point within, called the centre. The circle is the** apace terminated by this curved line. Diameter, Inscribed Lines. line, as AB, ./2C, JID (fig. 43),... | |
| 1871 - 800 pages
...plane,' still the arc of a circle answers to our author's definition of a circumference. For an arc ' **is a curve line, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within, called the centre.'** This definition is, however, not new. If Professor Smith will consult Montucla's History of Mathematics,... | |
| William Chauvenet - Geometry - 1871 - 380 pages
...the figure. BOOK II. THE CIRCLE. 1. DEFINITIONS. A circle is a portion of a plane bounded by a curve, **all the points of which are equally distant from a point within** it called the centre. The curve which bounds the circle is called its circumference: Any straight line... | |
| William Chauvenet - Mathematics - 1872 - 382 pages
...the figure. BOOK II. THE CIRCLE. 1. DEFINITIONS. A circle is a portion of a plane bounded by a curve, **all the points of which are equally distant from a point within** it called the centre. The curve which bounds the circle is called its circumference. Any straight line... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Geometry - 1873 - 202 pages
...CIRCLE, AND THE MEASURE OF ANGLES. DEFINITIONS. 119. A Circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved **line, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called** the center ; as the figure ADB E. 120. The Circumference or periphery of a circle is its entire bounding... | |
| Henry Bartlett Maglathlin - Arithmetic - 1873 - 362 pages
...latitude and longitude, difference of direction, etc. 218. A Circle is a plane figure, bounded by a curved **line, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within, called** the center. 219. The Circumference of a circle is its entire bounding line. x ^*\ B/ \ 220. An Arc... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Geometry - 1874 - 206 pages
...CIRCLE, AND THE MEASURE OF ANGLES. DEFINITIONS. 119. A Circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved **line, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called** the center ; as the figure AD BE. 120. The Circumference or periphery of a circle is its entire bounding... | |
| Daniel W. Fish - Arithmetic - 1874 - 302 pages
...the less 12 inches ? • THE SPHERE. 929. A Sphere is a body bounded by a uniformly curved surface, **all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called** the center. 930. The Diameter of a sphere is a straight line passing through the center of the sphere,... | |
| Daniel W. Fish - Arithmetic - 1874 - 300 pages
...and at the other 3 feet'( THE SPHERE. 929. A Sphere is a body bounded by a uniformly curved surface, **all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called** the center. 93O. The Diameter of a sphere is a straight line passing through the center of the sphere,... | |
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