Elements of geometry: consisting of the first four,and the sixth, books of Euclid, with the principal theorems in proportion [&c.] by J. Narrien


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Página 55 - In every triangle, the square of the side subtending either of the acute angles is less than the squares of the sides containing that angle, by twice the rectangle contained by either of these sides, and the straight line intercepted between the perpendicular let fall upon it from the opposite angle, and the acute angle.
Página 47 - CB ; wherefore the four figures HF, CK, AG, GE are equal to the squares of AC, CB, and to twice the rectangle AC, CB : but HF, CK, AG, GE make up the whole figure ADEB, which is the square of AB: therefore the square of AB is equal to the squares of AC, CB, and twice the rectangle AC, CB. Wherefore, if a straight line, &c.
Página 12 - 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...
Página 73 - CBED is greater than a semicircle, the angles CAD, CED are equal : therefore the whole angle BAD is, equal to the whole angle BED.
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Página 142 - 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.
Página 11 - ABC is therefore equal to the remaining angle ACB, which are the angles at the base of the triangle ABC : And it has also been proved that the angle FBC is equal to the angle GCB, which are the angles upon the other side of the base. Therefore, " the angles at the base
Página 53 - AB be the given straight line ; it is required to divide it into two parts, so that the rectangle contained by the whole, and one of the parts, shall be equal to the square of the other part.
Página 30 - 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.
Página 9 - If two triangles have two sides of the one equal to two sides of the...

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