## The Elements of Euclid: The Errors, by which Theon, Or Others, Have Long Ago Vitiated These Books, are Corrected, and Some of Euclid's Demonstrations are Restored. Also, The Book of Euclid's Data, in Like Manner Corrected. viz. the first six books, together with the eleventh and twelfthMathew Carey, and sold by J. Conrad & Company, S. F. Bradford, Birch & Small, and Samuel Etheridge. Printed by T. & G. Palmer, 116, High-Street., 1806 - Trigonometry - 518 pages |

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A straight line is said to be cut in extreme and mean ratio , when the whole is to the greater segment , as the greater segment is to the less . IV . The

A straight line is said to be cut in extreme and mean ratio , when the whole is to the greater segment , as the greater segment is to the less . IV . The

**altitude**of any figure is the straight line drawn from its vertex perpendicular to ... Page 156

Let the triangles ABC , ACD , and the parallelograms EC , CF , have the same

Let the triangles ABC , ACD , and the parallelograms EC , CF , have the same

**altitude**, viz . the perpendicular drawn from the point A to BD : then , as the base BC is to the base CD , so is the triangle ABC to the triangle ACD ... Page 157

From this it is plain , that triangles and parallelograms that have equal

From this it is plain , that triangles and parallelograms that have equal

**altitudes**, are one to another as their bases . Let the figures be placed so as to have their bases in the same straight line ; and having drawn ... Page 229

SOLID parallelepipeds upon the same base , and of See N. the same

SOLID parallelepipeds upon the same base , and of See N. the same

**altitude**, the insisting straight lines of which are terminated in the same straight lines in the plane opposite to the base , are equal to one another . Book XI . Page 230

Let the solid parallelepipeds AH , AK be upon the same base AB , and of the same

Let the solid parallelepipeds AH , AK be upon the same base AB , and of the same

**altitude**, and let their insisting straight lines See the AF , AG , LM , LN be terminated in the same straight line FN , figures and CD , CE , BH , BK be ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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Page 26 - Any two sides of a triangle are together greater than the third side.

Page 60 - To divide a given straight line into two parts, so that the rectangle contained by the whole, and one of the parts, may be equal to the square of the other part.

Page 26 - 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...

Page 55 - PROP. VIII. THEOR. IF a straight line be divided into any two parts, tour times the rectangle contained by the whole line, and one of the parts, together with the square of the other part, is equal to the square of the straight line which is made up of the whole and that part.

Page 24 - If one side of a triangle be produced, the exterior angle is greater than either of the interior opposite angles.

Page 161 - 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.

Page 15 - 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.

Page 187 - In right angled triangles, the rectilineal figure described upon the side opposite to the right angle, is equal to the similar, and similarly described figures upon the sides containing the right angle.

Page 35 - 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 sidef. For any rectilineal figure ABCDE can be divided into as many triangles as the figure has sides, by drawing straight lines from a point F within the figure to each of its angles.

Page 176 - Therefore, universally, similar rectilineal figures are to one another in the duplicate ratio of their homologous sides.