| Nautical astronomy - 1821 - 704 pages
...(supposing arty tide to be the bast, and calling the other two the sides) the sum of the sides is to th-ir **difference, as the tangent of half the sum of the angles at the base** is to the tangent of half the difference of the same angle*. Thus, in the triangle ABC, if we call... | |
| Adrien Marie Legendre - Geometry - 1822 - 367 pages
...principles of Art. 42 and 43 are easily deducible. XL VII. In any rectilineal triangle, the sum of **two sides is to their difference, as the tangent of half the sum of the angles** opposite those sides is to the tangent of half the difference of those same angles. From the proportion... | |
| Rev. John Allen - Astronomy - 1822 - 516 pages
...legs AC and CB, and AD their difference ; therefore the sum of the legs AC, CB of the triangle ABC **is to their difference, as the tangent of half the sum of the angles** CAB and CBA at the Ijase is tQ the tangent of half their difference. PROP. VII. THEOR. If to half the... | |
| Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1822 - 680 pages
...that the base is to the sum of the other two sides as ^ SPHERICAL TRIGONOMETRY. 25 | as the cosine **of half the sum of the angles at the base, to the** if cosine of half their difference. . I Ex. 14. How must three trees, A, B, c, be planted, so that... | |
| Peter Nicholson - Architecture - 1823 - 210 pages
...BC : : AC - BC : AD - BD. TRIGONOMETRY. — THEOREM 2. 234. The sum of the two sides of a triangle **is to their difference as the tangent of half the sum of the angles at the base** is to the tangent of half their difference. Let ABC be a triangle ; then, of the two sides, CA and... | |
| Industrial arts - 1824 - 492 pages
...because DA C = AC B, (Euc. 1. 29.) Therefore, DAC+ DCA = 130o, and consequently ADC = of any triangle **is to their difference, as the tangent of half the sum of the angles** opposite them, is to the tangent of half their difference. Therefore, by logarithms, As, CD + DA =... | |
| Jeremiah Day - Geometry - 1824 - 440 pages
...equal to the sum, and FH to the di/erencc of AC and AB. And by theorem II, [Art. 144.] the sum of the **sides is to their difference ; as the tangent of half the sum of the** opposite angles, to the tangent of half their difference. Therefore, R : Tan(ACH-45°)::Tan^(ACB-fB)... | |
| Edward Riddle - Nautical astronomy - 1824 - 572 pages
...angle. Shew that radius is to the tangent of the difference between this angle and half a right angle, **as the tangent of half the sum of the angles at the base** is to the tiuigcnt of half their difference. ELEMENTARY PRINCIPLES OP SPHERICAL TRIGONOMETRY. 1. A... | |
| Peter Nicholson - Mathematics - 1825 - 372 pages
...the proportion AC + CB : AC— CB:: tangí (B+C) : tang-i (B—C) it follows that in any triangle the **sum of any two sides is to their difference, as the tangent of half the sum of the** two angles opposite these sides, is to the tangent of half the difference of these same angles. Let... | |
| Nathaniel Bowditch - Nautical astronomy - 1826 - 710 pages
...any triangle (supposing any side to be the basr, and calling the other two the sides) the sum of the **sides is to their difference, as the tangent of half the sum of the angles at the base** is to the tangent of half the difference of the tame angles. Thus, in the triangle ABC, if we call... | |
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