## First principles of Euclid: an introduction to the study of the first book of Euclid's Elements |

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After careful observation of many pupils , and patient inquiry into the difficulties they met with , I came to the

After careful observation of many pupils , and patient inquiry into the difficulties they met with , I came to the

**conclusion**( a**conclusion**I arrived at by many thoughtful teachers ) that the reason is threefold . Side 6

... circle are equal ” ; and so he fails to see that the

... circle are equal ” ; and so he fails to see that the

**conclusion**follows from the premisses . In the third place , the various editions of Euclid do not help the learner to apply any power of geometrical reasoning he may attain . Side 10

The first two statements are called Premisses ; and the third is called the

The first two statements are called Premisses ; and the third is called the

**Conclusion**. Now suppose we put the letters X , Y , and Z , for the words boy , head , and John , our syllogism will read thus : Every X has Y. Z is X. Side 11

Sometimes one of the premisses is so evident that it is left out , and only one premiss and the

Sometimes one of the premisses is so evident that it is left out , and only one premiss and the

**conclusion**given . But , whether expressed or understood , two premisses are absolutely necessary to form a**conclusion**. Side 12

Here the major premiss ( every line has two points ) is left to be understood , but is none the less necessary to the

Here the major premiss ( every line has two points ) is left to be understood , but is none the less necessary to the

**conclusion**. EXERCISE . Put in the Premiss which has been omitted in each of the following Syllogisms .### Hva folk mener - Skriv en omtale

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A B is equal ABCD angle A B C angle A CD angle ABC angle AGH angle B A C angle BAC angle BCD angle contained angle EDF angles equal assumed Axiom Axiom 2a base B C bisected called centre circle circumference coincide conclusion Construction definition describe draw enunciations of Euc equal angles equal to A B equal to angle equilateral triangle EXERCISE exterior angle fall figure given point given straight line Given.-The greater than angle Hence included angle Join less Let us suppose letters line A B major premiss meet parallel parallelogram Particular Enunciation produced Proof proposition prove that angle Repeat.-The enunciations Required.—To prove right angles side A C sides equal square standing Syllogism THEOREM Euclid thing third triangle ABC unequal whole

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Side 83 - If two triangles have two angles of the one equal to two angles of the other, each to each, and one side equal to one side, viz. either the sides adjacent to the equal...

Side 18 - 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.

Side 66 - 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. Let...

Side 34 - When a straight line standing on another straight line makes the adjacent angles equal to one another, each of the angles is called a Right Angle; and the straight line which stands on the other is called a Perpendicular to it.

Side 94 - Upon the same base, and on the same side of it, there cannot be two triangles that have their sides which are terminated in one extremity of' the base, equal to one another, and likewise those which are terminated in the other extremity.

Side 88 - THE angles at the base of an isosceles triangle are equal to one another : and, if the equal sides be produced, the angles upon the other side of the base shall be equal.

Side 104 - If a straight line falling upon two other straight lines, make the exterior angle equal to the interior and opposite upon the same side of the line ; or make the interior angles upon the same side together equal to two right angles ; the two straight lines shall be parallel to one another.

Side 142 - If the square described upon one of the sides of a triangle, be equal to the squares described upon the other two sides of it ; the angle contained by these two sides is a right angle.

Side 51 - If, at a point in a straight line, two other straight lines, upon the opposite sides of it, make the adjacent angles together equal to two right angles, these two straight lines shall be in one and the same straight line.

Side 133 - 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.