# The school edition. Euclid's Elements of geometry, the first six books, by R. Potts. corrected and enlarged. corrected and improved [including portions of book 11,12].

Robert Potts
1864

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Pagina 118 - Guido, with a burnt stick in his hand, demonstrating on the smooth paving-stones of the path, that the square on the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares on the other two sides.
Pagina 89 - If a straight line be bisected, and produced to any point ; the rectangle contained by the whole line thus produced, and the part of it produced, together with the square...
Pagina 54 - If two triangles have two sides of the one equal to two sides of the other, each to each ; and...
Pagina 244 - The first of four magnitudes is said to have the same ratio to the second, which the third has to the fourth, when any equimultiples whatsoever of the first and third being taken, and any equimultiples whatsoever of the second and fourth; if the multiple of the first be less than that of the second, the multiple of the third is also less than that of the fourth...
Pagina 204 - A LESS magnitude is said to be a part of a greater magnitude, when the less measures the greater, that is, ' when the less is contained a certain number of times exactly in the greater.
Pagina 277 - SIMILAR triangles are to one another in the duplicate ratio of their homologous sides.
Pagina 87 - If a straight line be divided into any two parts, the rectangle contained by the whole and one of the parts, is equal to the rectangle contained by the two parts, together with the square of the aforesaid part.
Pagina 121 - angle in a segment' is the angle contained by two straight lines drawn from any point in the circumference of the segment, to the extremities of the straight line which is the base of the segment.
Pagina 359 - On the same base, and on the same side of it, there cannot be two triangles...
Pagina 30 - ... twice as many right angles as the figure has sides ; therefore all the angles of the figure together with four right angles, are equal to twice as many right angles as the figure has sides.