# Elements of Geometry: Containing the First Six Books of Euclid, with a Supplement on the Quadrature of the Circle and the Geometry of Solids : to which are Added Elements of Plane and Spherical Trigonometry

W.E. Dean, 1853 - Geometry - 317 pages

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### Contents

 Section 1 2 Section 2 3 Section 3 5 Section 4 48 Section 5 61 Section 6 91 Section 7 106 Section 8 121
 Section 10 181 Section 11 195 Section 12 240 Section 13 273 Section 14 279 Section 15 306 Section 16 315 Section 17

 Section 9 163

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Page 51 - If a straight line be divided into two equal parts, and also into two unequal parts; the rectangle contained by the unequal parts, together with the square of the line between the points of section, is equal to the square of half the line.
Page 74 - THE angles in the same segment of a circle are equal to one another...
Page 37 - To a given straight line to apply a parallelogram, which shall be equal to a given triangle, and have one of its angles equal to a given rectilineal angle.
Page 29 - Straight lines which are parallel to the same straight line are parallel to one another. Triangles and Rectilinear Figures. The sum of the angles of a triangle is equal to two right angles.
Page 29 - 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 EAF the point A, parallel to the straight line '
Page 147 - If the vertical angle of a triangle be bisected by a straight line which also cute the base, the rectangle contained by the sides of the triangle is equal to the rectangle contained by the segments of the base, together with the square on the straight line which bisects the angle.
Page 19 - The angles which one straight line makes with another upon one side of i't, are either two right angles, or are together eqval to two right angles.
Page 134 - IF three straight lines be proportionals, the rectangle contained by the extremes is equal to the square of the mean : and if the rectangle contained by the extremes be equal to the square of the mean, the three straight lines are proportionals.
Page 294 - 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 sides.
Page 13 - BC. Wherefore from the given point A a straight line AL has been drawn equal to the given straight line BC.