## The school edition. Euclid's Elements of geometry, the first six books, by R. Potts. corrected and enlarged. corrected and improved [including portions of book 11,12]. |

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Side 43

... it follows , that two points fix a straight line in position , which is the foundation

of the first and second postulates . Hence straight lines which are proved to

coincideintwoor more points , are called , " one and the same straight line , ”

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... it follows , that two points fix a straight line in position , which is the foundation

of the first and second postulates . Hence straight lines which are proved to

coincideintwoor more points , are called , " one and the same straight line , ”

**Prop**.

Side 44

This has been restored from Proclus , as it seems to have a meaning in the

construction of

13 , Book vi . The definition of the segment of a circle is not once alluded to in

Book 1 ...

This has been restored from Proclus , as it seems to have a meaning in the

construction of

**Prop**. 14 , Book ; the first case of**Prop**. 33 , Book ini , and**Prop**.13 , Book vi . The definition of the segment of a circle is not once alluded to in

Book 1 ...

Side 48

See the notes on

judgment is formally expressed , there must be something respecting which the

judgment is expressed , and something else which constitutes the judgment .

See the notes on

**Prop**. xxix . Book 1 . ON THE PROPOSITIONS . WHENEVER ajudgment is formally expressed , there must be something respecting which the

judgment is expressed , and something else which constitutes the judgment .

Side 51

instrument , in the same manner as the straight line , and the use made of it rests

entirely on the third postulate . No properties of the circle are discussed in these

books ...

**Prop**. 1 . In the first two Books , the circle is employed as a mechanicalinstrument , in the same manner as the straight line , and the use made of it rests

entirely on the third postulate . No properties of the circle are discussed in these

books ...

Side 52

In this manner ,

that converse theorems are not universally true : as for instance , the following

direct proposition is universally true ; “ If two triangles have their three sides ...

In this manner ,

**Prop**. viii . is the converse of**Prop**. iv . It may here be observed ,that converse theorems are not universally true : as for instance , the following

direct proposition is universally true ; “ If two triangles have their three sides ...

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ABCD Algebraically Apply base bisected Book chord circle circumference common construction contained definition demonstrated described diagonals diameter difference distance divided double draw drawn equal equal angles equiangular equilateral triangle equimultiples Euclid extremities fall figure formed four fourth Geometrical given circle given line given point given straight line greater half Hence inscribed intersection isosceles join length less Let ABC line drawn magnitudes manner mean meet multiple parallel parallelogram pass perpendicular plane problem produced Prop proportionals proved Q.E.D. PROPOSITION radius ratio reason rectangle rectangle contained regular remaining respectively right angles segment semicircle shew shewn sides similar solid square straight line taken tangent THEOREM third touch triangle ABC twice units vertex wherefore whole

### Populære avsnitt

Side 112 - Guido, with a burnt stick in his hand, demonstrating on the smooth paving-stones of the path, that the square on the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares on the other two sides.

Side 83 - If a straight line be bisected, and produced to any point ; the rectangle contained by the whole line thus produced, and the part of it produced, together with the square...

Side 48 - If two triangles have two sides of the one equal to two sides of the other, each to each ; and...

Side 238 - 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...

Side 198 - A LESS magnitude is said to be a part of a greater magnitude, when the less measures the greater, that is, ' when the less is contained a certain number of times exactly in the greater.

Side 271 - SIMILAR triangles are to one another in the duplicate ratio of their homologous sides.

Side 81 - If a straight line be divided into any two parts, the rectangle contained by the whole and one of the parts, is equal to the rectangle contained by the two parts, together with the square of the aforesaid part.

Side 115 - angle in a segment' is the angle contained by two straight lines drawn from any point in the circumference of the segment, to the extremities of the straight line which is the base of the segment.

Side 341 - On the same base, and on the same side of it, there cannot be two triangles...

Side 24 - ... twice as many right angles as the figure has sides ; therefore all the angles of the figure together with four right angles, are equal to twice as many right angles as the figure has sides.