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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.
The Elements of Euclid; viz. the first six books, together with the eleventh ... - Página 52
por Euclides - 1814
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Mathematics and the Divine: A Historical Study

Teun Koetsier, Luc Bergmans - 2004 - 716 páginas
...that this proportion occurs: in Book II, prop. 11, Euclid instructs us to "cut a given straight line so that the rectangle contained by the whole and one of the segments is equal to the square on the remaining segment". 10 This implies that the division of AB...
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A History of Abstract Algebra

Israel Kleiner - 2007 - 168 páginas
...algebraically as (a + b)2 — a2 + 2ab + b2. Proposition II. 1 1 states: "To cut a given straight line so that the rectangle contained by the whole and one of the segments is equal to the square on the remaining segment." It asks, in algebraic language, to solve...
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