## 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 4

A new axiom is also introduced in the room of the 12th , for the purpose of

A new axiom is also introduced in the room of the 12th , for the purpose of

**demonstrating**more easily some of the properties of parallel lines . In the third Book , the remarks concerning the angles made by a straight line , and the ... Side 5

An Axiom , or Maxim , is a self - evident proposition , requiring no formal

An Axiom , or Maxim , is a self - evident proposition , requiring no formal

**demonstration**to prove the truth of it ; but is received and assented to as soon as mentioned . Such as , the whole of any thing is greater than a part of it ... Side 6

An Indirect or Negative

An Indirect or Negative

**Demonstration**is that which shows a proposition to be true , by proving that some absurdity would necessarily follow if the proposition advanced were false . This is sometimes called Rcductiv ad dbsurdum ... Side 7

refers back to the number of the proposition and the Book in which it has been announced or

refers back to the number of the proposition and the Book in which it has been announced or

**demonstrated**. The expression ( 15. 1. ) denotes the fifteenth proposition , first book , and so on . In like manner , ( 3. Side 14

Now , since it has been

Now , since it has been

**demonstrated**, that the whole angle ABG is equal to the whole ACF , and the part CBG to the part BCF , the remaining angle ABC is therefore equal to the remaining angle ACB , which are the angles at the base of ...### 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.