Elements of Geometry

H. Holt, 1881 - 399 pagina's

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Pagina 146 - In an obtuse-angled triangle the square on the side opposite the obtuse angle is greater than the sum of the squares on the other two sides by twice the rectangle contained by either side and the projection on it of the other side.
Pagina 184 - 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.
Pagina 44 - Every point in the bisector of an angle is equally distant from the sides of the angle...
Pagina 149 - 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.
Pagina 45 - If two triangles have two sides, and the included angle of the one equal to two sides and the included angle of the other, each to each, the two triangles are equal in all respects.
Pagina 103 - A rectilineal figure is said to be described about a circle, when each side of the circumscribed figure touches the circumference of the circle. V. In like manner, a circle is said to be inscribed...
Pagina 235 - ten decimals are sufficient to give the circumference of the earth to the fraction of an inch, and thirty decimals would give the circumference of the whole visible universe to a quantity imperceptible with the most powerful microscope.
Pagina 90 - The sum of the three straight lines drawn from any point within a triangle to the three vertices, is less than the sum and greater than the half sum of the three sides of the triangle (I . 33, 66).
Pagina 168 - Four quantities are in proportion when the ratio of the first to the second is equal to the ratio of the third to the fourth.
Pagina 196 - If four straight lines be proportionals, the rectangle contained by the extremes is equal to the rectangle contained by the means.

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