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a LEM. 1. as
N unequal circles, the arches, upon which equal
angles at the centre stand, have the fame ratio to the circumferences of the circles.
Let ABC, GBH be equal angles at the centre of the
G the circumference GHK: There
A fore the arch AC is to the circumb11. s. ference ACD, as the arch GH to
the circumference GHK
Note. The arches AC, GH are
F two magnitudes consist of parts each equal to the
same magnitude; they have to one another the fame ratio which the numbers denoting the parts of which they confift, have to one another.
Let A, B consist of parts each equal to C: and let I be unity,
as there are units I in the number M; A,
gether with half their difference, is equal to
Let AB be the greater of two unequal magnitudes, and BCPI. Trig. the less ; therefore AC is their sum: make AD equal to BC; therefore BD is their difference: and if BD be bifected in E, BE or ED is half their difference: and because AD is equal to BC, and DE to EB; the whole AE is equal to EC; therefore AE A D E B с or EC is the half of the sum AC. But the greater magnitude AB is equal to AE, EB together; that is, to half the fum added to half the difference; and the less BC is equal to the excess of EC half the fum, above EB half the difference.
equal parts, each of which is called a degree: and a degree is
angle. Cor. 1. A right angle is an angle of 90 degrees. For the
measure of it is the fourth part of the circumference. Cor. 2. Arches of different circles, which measure the same
angle, contain the same number of degrees, and parts of a degree. For the number of degrees and parts of a degree in each of them is to 360, as each of the arches to its circumference &; that is, as the angle which they measure to four a LEM. 3; right angles b.
b LEM, 1. III. The fine of an arch is a straight line drawn from one extremity
of the arch perpendicular to the diameter passing through the other extremity of it. Thus, CD drawn from C perpendicu.
lar to AF, is the fine of the arch AC. Cor. 1. The fine of AH, the fourth part of the circumference, is
BH equal to the radius. Cor. 2. The fine of an arch is the half of the chord of twice that arch. For CM is bifected in DC.
C 3. 3 IV. The versed fine of an arch is the segment of the diameter, to
which the fine is perpendicular, between the fine and the arch. Thus, AD is the versed fine of the arch AC.
one extremity, and meeting the diameter that passes through
Atraight line drawn from the F
and secant of an arch, are also called the fine, versed fine,
its versed sine; AE is its tangent; and BE its secant.
or between an angle and two right angles, is called the sup-
supplement of the angle ABC. Cor. The fine, tangent, and fecant of any angle ABC, are also
the fine, tangent, and secant of its fupplement: For, by Def.
of the cir. cumference, or between an angle and a right angle, is called the complement of that arch, or of that angle. Thus, if BH be at right angles to AB, the arch CH is the complement of the arch CA, and the angle CBH is the complement of the angle ABC, or of CBF.
The fine, tangent, or fecant of the complement of any angle, is called the cofine, cotangent, or cosecant of that angle. Thus,
if CL, HK be perpendiculars to BH; CL is the cofine of the Pl. Trig.
angle ABC, and HK its cotangent, and BK its cosecant. Cor. 1. The segment of the diameter to which the fine is per
pendicular, between the fine and the centre, is equal to the
the tangent of the same arch. For the triangles BDC, BAE
f 4. 6. Cor.
3. The radius is a mean proportional between the cosine and the secant of any angle. For BD is to BC or BA, as
BA to BE.
and cotangent of any angle. For, the alternate angles ABE,
to AB, as BH or BA to HK. Cor. 5. The tangent and cotangent of any angle are reciprocally
proportional to the tangent and cotangent of any other angle. For the tangent of the first angle is to the radius, as the radius to its cotangent; and the radius is to the tangent of the other angle, as the cotangent of that other angle to the radius: Therefore, by perturbate equality, the tangent of h 12. S. the first angle is to the tangent of the other, as the cotangent of the other to the cotangent of the first.
N a right angled triangle, if the hypothenuse, or
fide opposite to the right angle, be made the radius of a circle ; the other fides are the fines of the angles opposite to them, or the colines of the angles adjacent to them. And if either of the sides about the right angle be made the radius, the other side is the tangent of the angle oppolite to it, and the hypothenuse is the secant of the same angle.
Let ABC be a triangle, having the right angle BAC: and from the centre B at the distance BC, describe a circle meeting BA produced in D: and because AC is drawn from C the extremity of the arch CD, perpendicular to the radius BD, which passes through the other extremity D; CA is the fine of
Pl. Trig. the arch CD ", or of the angle CBD opposite to CA; and WBA the segment of the diameter, to which CA is perpendicular,
Def. between the fine CA and the centre 17. Det. B, is the cofine of the angle ABC CI. Cor.
C, at the distance CB, the arch BE be
A D Again, from the centre B, at the distance BA, describe the arch AF.
And because BAC is a right angle, Cor.16.3. AC touches the circle at Afand it
meets the diameter pafling through F, in C; therefore AC is d 5. Def. the tangent of the arch AF, or of the angle ABC: and BC,
which is drawn from the centre to the extremity C of the tan6. Def. gent, is the secant of the same angle ABC.
PRO P. II. (F two unequal arches measure the same angle, the
fine, versed fine, tangent, and secant of one of them, have to the radius of that arch, the fame ratios, which the fine, versed fine, tangent, and secant of the other arch, have to the radius of it.
Let AB, DE be two unequal arches, which measure the angle a ri.or ACB: and draw · BF, AG, EH, DK at right angles to AC:
Then, BF is the fine , AF the versed fine ", AG the tangent b
and CG the fecant of the arch AB : and EH is the fine 6, HD C4. Def.
the versed fine , DK the tangenta, and CK the secant of the S.
And because CFB,
and therefore FB is to BC, as 8
Also CB or CA is
HD h E. 5. and, by conversion \, CA is to
AF, as CD to DH; that is, the radius CA is to the versed fine AF, as the radius CD to the versed fine DH. In the same manner, it inay be proved, that the tangent AG is to the radius