Books Books In any plane triangle, the sum of any two sides is to their difference as the tangent of half the sum of the opposite angles is to the tangent of half their difference. An Easy Introduction to the Mathematics: In which the Theory and Practice ... - Page 405
by Charles Butler - 1814 ## An Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Plain and Spherical ...

Thomas Keith - Navigation - 1826 - 442 pages
...other as the chords of double their opposite angles. PROPOSITION IV. (E) 1. In any plane triangle, the sum of any two sides is to their difference, as the tangent of half the sum of their ^opposite angles, is to the tangent of half their difference. Let ABC be any triangle; make BE... ## The New American Practical Navigator: Being an Epitome of Navigation ...

Nathaniel Bowditch - Nautical astronomy - 1826 - 782 pages
...triangle (supposing any aide to be the base, and calling the other two the tide*) the sum of the sida is to their difference, as the tangent of half the sum of tht ongfcs at the base is to the tangent of half the difference of the tame angla. Thus, in the triangle... ## An Elementary Treatise on Plane and Spherical Trigonometry and on the ...

Silvestre François Lacroix - Geometry, Analytic - 1826 - 190 pages
...^r;» ^'otn which tang i (a' -f- 6') sin a' + sin 6' we infer, that the sum of the sines of two arcs is to their difference, as the tangent of half the sum of these arcs is to the tangent of half their difference, is obtained immediately by a very elegant geometrical... ## The Elements of Euclid: The Errors by which Theon, Or Others, Have Long ...

Robert Simson - Trigonometry - 1827 - 513 pages
...tangent of half their difference. Let ABC be a plane triangle, the sum of any two sides AB, AC will be to their difference as the tangent of half the sum of the angles at the base ABC, ACB, to the tangent of half their difference. About A as a centre, with AB the greater side for... ## An Analytical Treatise on Plane and Spherical Trigonometry, and the Analysis ...

Dionysius Lardner - Plane trigonometry - 1828 - 438 pages
...plane triangle are as the sines of the opposite angles. (73.) The sum of two sides of a plane triangle is to their difference as the tangent of half the sum of the opposite angles to the tangent of half their difference. •* ^74.) Formulae for the sine, cosine,... ## The Southern Review, Volume 3

1829 - 536 pages
...first of these cases is shewn to depend on the theorem, that, " the sum of two sidi\s of a triangle is to their difference, as the tangent of half the sum of the opposite angles to the tangent of half their difference." This half difference added to half the sum,... ## A concise system of mathematics

Alexander Ingram - Mathematics - 1830 - 462 pages
...sura. PROP. XXXIX. In any triangle ABC, of which the sides are unequal, the sum of the sides AC + AB is to their difference as the tangent of half the sum of the opposite angles B and C, to the tangent of half their difference. CA + AB : CA — AB : : tan. £ (B... ## Elements of Surveying: With the Necessary Tables

Charles Davies - Surveying - 1830 - 392 pages
...should obtain, THEOREM. 44. In any plane triangle, the sum of tfte two sides containing either angle, is to their difference, as the tangent of half the sum of the other two angles, to the tangent of half their difference. Let ABC (PI. I. Fig. 3) be a triangle ;... ## The Principles of Plane Trigonometry, Mensuration, Navigation and Surveying

Jeremiah Day - Measurement - 1831 - 520 pages
...equal to the sum, and FH to the difference 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 <if half their difference. Therefore, R :tan(ACH-45°)::tan|(ACB +... 