## Elements of geometry, containing books i. to vi.and portions of books xi. and xii. of Euclid, with exercises and notes, by J.H. Smith |

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Elements of Geometry, Containing Books I. to VI.and Portions of Books XI ... James Hamblin Smith,Euclides No preview available - 2018 |

Elements of Geometry, Containing Books I. to VI.and Portions of Books XI ... James Hamblin Smith,Euclides No preview available - 2017 |

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ABCD angles equal angular points base BC centre chord circumference coincide described diagonals diameter divided draw duplicate ratio equal angles equiangular equilateral triangle equimultiples Eucl Euclid exterior angle given circle given line given point given st given straight line greater than nD Hence inscribed intersect isosceles triangle l s ABC less Let ABC Let the st lines be drawn magnitudes meet middle points multiple opposite sides parallel parallelogram pentagon perpendicular plane polygon produced Prop Proposition prove quadrilateral radius rect rectangle contained rectilinear figure Reflex Angles rhombus right angles segment shew shewn square sum of sqq sum of z s tangent Theorem trapezium triangle ABC triangles are equal twice vertex vertical angle

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Page 50 - If a side of any triangle be produced, the exterior angle is equal to the two interior and opposite angles; and the three interior angles of every triangle are together equal to two right angles.

Page 17 - 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.

Page 165 - If from any point without a circle two straight lines be drawn, one of which cuts the circle, and the other touches it ; the rectangle contained by the whole line which cuts the circle, and the part of it without the circle, shall be equal to the square of the line which touches it.

Page 67 - The complements of the parallelograms which are about the diameter of any parallelogram, are equal to one another. Let ABCD be a parallelogram, of which the diameter is AC...

Page 104 - To draw a straight line through a given point parallel to a given straight line. Let A be the given point, and BC the given straight line ; it is required to draw a straight line through the point A, parallel to the straight hue BC.

Page 86 - If a straight line be bisected, and produced to any point, the square on the whole line thus produced, and the square on the part of it produced, are together double of the square on half the line bisected; and of the square on the line made up of the half and the part produced. Let the straight line AB be bisected in C, and produced to the point D. Then the squares on AD, DB, shall be double of the squares on AC, CD.

Page 76 - If there be two straight lines, one of which is divided into any number of parts, the rectangle contained by the two straight lines is equal to the rectangles contained by the undivided line, and the several parts of the divided line.

Page 89 - In every triangle, the square on the side subtending either of the acute angles, is less than the squares on the sides containing that angle, by twice the rectangle contained by either of these sides, and the straight line intercepted between the acute angle and the perpendicular let fall upon it from the opposite angle, Let ABC be any triangle, and the angle at B one of its acute angles, and upon BC, one of the sides containing it, let fall the perpendicular AD from the opposite angle.

Page 5 - 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.

Page 5 - A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference.