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**PROBLEM**, Fig . 12 , To describe an equilateral triangle upon a given finite right line ( AB ) . From the centre A , with the radius AB describe ( 1 ) Post . 3. the circle BCD , ( 1 ) and from the centre B , with the radius BA describe ... Page 5

**PROB**. From the greater of two right lines ( AB and CF , ) Fig . 14 . to cut off a part equal to the less . See N. с F From either extremity A of the greater line draw AD equal to FC the less of the given right lines ( 1 ) . ( ! Page 8

... and are therefore equal . Schol . It is evident that the remaining angles A and E , C and D , opposite to the equal sides , are equal , and also that the triangles themselves are equal . ; IAA PROP . IX .

... and are therefore equal . Schol . It is evident that the remaining angles A and E , C and D , opposite to the equal sides , are equal , and also that the triangles themselves are equal . ; IAA PROP . IX .

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**PROB**. To bisect a given rectilineal angle ( BAC . ) Fig . 22 . 22 1 RB Take any point D in the side AB and from AC cut off AE equal to AD ( 1 ) ; draw DE and upon it des- ( 1 ) prop . 3 . cribe an equilateral triangle DFE ( 2 ) ... Page 10

**PROB**. X Fig . 25 . See N. To draw a perpendicular to a given indefinite right line ( AB ) from a point ( C ) given without it . Take any point X on the other side of the given line , and from the centre C with the radius CX des . cribe ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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Page 145 - A plane rectilineal angle is the inclination of two straight lines to one another, which meet together, but are not in the same straight line.

Page 2 - 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 : 16.

Page 28 - To a given straight line to apply a parallelogram, which shall be equal to a given triangle, and have one of its angles equal to a given rectilineal angle.

Page 22 - All the interior angles of any rectilineal figure, together with four right angles, are equal to twice as many right angles as the figure has sides.

Page 118 - A straight line is said to be cut in extreme and mean ratio, when the whole is to the greater segment as the greater segment is to the less.

Page 146 - A plane angle is the inclination of two lines to one another in a plane, which meet together, but are not in the same direction.

Page 168 - The first of four magnitudes is said to have the same ratio to the second, which the third has to the fourth, when any equimultiples whatsoever of the first and third being taken, and any equimultiples whatsoever of the second and fourth ; if the multiple of the first be less than that of the second, the multiple of the third is also less than that of the fourth...

Page 3 - Things which are equal to the same thing are also equal to one another. 2. If equals be added to equals, the wholes are equal. 3. If equals be subtracted from equals, the remainders are equal. 4. Things which coincide with one another are equal to one another.

Page 25 - DE : but equal triangles on the same base and on the same side of it, are between the same parallels ; (i.

Page 3 - A rhombus is that which has all its sides equal, but its angles are not right angles.