## Elements of Geometry: Containing the First Six Books of Euclid : with a Supplement on the Quadrature of the Circle, and the Geometry of Solids : to which are Added Elements of Plane and Spherical Trigonometry |

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Side 61

B. Any portion of the circumference is called an arc . The

B. Any portion of the circumference is called an arc . The

**chord**or subtense of an arc is the straight line which joins its two extremities . C. A straight line is said to be inscribed in a circle , when the extremities of it ... Side 62

The angles at the circumference and centre , are both said to be subtended by the

The angles at the circumference and centre , are both said to be subtended by the

**chords**or arcs which their sides include . 8. The sector of a circle is the figure contained by two straight lines drawn from the centre , and the arc of ... Side 64

Hence , the perpendicular through the middle of a

Hence , the perpendicular through the middle of a

**chord**, passes through the centre ; for this perpendicular is the same as the one let fallo from the centre on the same**chord**, since both of them passes through the middle of the**chord**... Side 71

The shorter the

The shorter the

**chord**is , the farther it is from the centre ; and , conversely , the farther the**chord**is from the centre , the shorter it is . PROP . XVI . THEOR . The straight line drawn at right angles to the diameter of a circle ... Side 86

The arc of a circle whose

The arc of a circle whose

**chord**is a diameter , is a semicircumference , and the included segment is a semicircle . 1 PROP . B. THEOR . Through three given points which are not in the same straight line , one circumference of a circle ...### Hva folk mener - Skriv en omtale

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Side 51 - If a straight line be divided into two equal parts, and also into two unequal parts; the rectangle contained by the unequal parts, together with the square of the line between the points of section, is equal to the square of half the line.

Side 12 - AB; but things which are equal to the same are equal to one another...

Side 80 - The angle in a semicircle is a right angle; the angle in a segment greater than a semicircle is less than a right angle; and the angle in a segment less than a semicircle is greater than a right angle.

Side 288 - 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.

Side 35 - Parallelograms upon the same base and between the same parallels, are equal to one another.

Side 81 - If a straight line touch a circle, and from the point of contact a straight line be drawn cutting the circle, the angles made by this line with the line which touches the circle, shall be equal to the angles in the alternate segments of the circle.

Side 52 - If a straight line be divided into any two parts, the squares of the whole line, and of one of the parts, are equal to twice the rectangle contained by the whole and that part, together with the square of the other part. Let the straight line AB be divided into any two parts in the point C ; the squares of AB, BC are equal to twice the rectangle AB, BC, together with the square of AC.

Side 127 - If two triangles have one angle of the one equal to one angle of the other and the sides about these equal angles proportional, the triangles are similar.

Side 23 - If, from the ends of the side of a triangle, there be drawn two straight lines to a point within the triangle, these shall be less than, the other two sides of the triangle, but shall contain a greater angle.

Side 19 - The angles which one straight line makes with another upon one side of it, are either two right angles, or are together equal to two right angles. Let the straight line AB make with CD, upon one side of it the angles CBA, ABD ; these are either two right angles, or are together equal to two right angles. For, if the angle CBA be equal to ABD, each of them is a right angle (Def.