## The school Euclid: comprising the first four books, by A.K. Isbister |

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ABCD angle ABC angle BAC angle BCD angle equal assumed base base BC BC is equal bisect centre circle ABC circumference coincide common constr CONSTRUCTION DEMONSTRATION describe diameter distance divided double draw Edition equal equal to AC equilateral and equiangular exterior angle extremity fall figure four given circle given straight line greater half impossible inscribed join less Let ABC likewise manner meet opposite angles parallel parallelogram pass pentagon perpendicular PROBLEM produced proved Q. E. D. PROP reason rectangle contained References remaining angle right angles segment semicircle shown side BC sides square of AC straight line AC THEOREM touches the circle triangle ABC twice the rectangle wherefore whole

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Page 141 - If two triangles have two angles of the one equal to two angles of the other, each to each, and one side equal to one side, viz. either the sides adjacent to the equal...

Page 35 - If a side of any triangle be produced, the exterior angle is equal to the two interior and opposite angles ; and the three interior angles of every triangle are equal to two right angles.

Page 71 - In obtuse-angled triangles, if a perpendicular be drawn from either of the acute angles to the opposite side produced, the square of the side subtending the obtuse angle, is greater than the squares of the sides containing the obtuse angle, by twice the rectangle contained by the side upon which, when produced, the perpendicular falls, and the straight line intercepted without the triangle, between the perpendicular and the obtuse angle. Let ABC be an obtuse-angled triangle, having the obtuse angle...

Page 33 - That, if a straight line falling on two straight lines make the interior angles on the same side less than two right angles, the two straight lines, if produced indefinitely, meet on that side on which are the angles less than the two right angles.

Page 61 - 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 of...

Page 43 - Triangles upon equal bases, and between the same parallels, are equal to one another.

Page 27 - ... shall be greater than the base of the other. Let ABC, DEF be two triangles, which have the two sides AB, AC, equal to the two DE, DF, each to each, viz.

Page 77 - An 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.

Page 15 - The angles which one straight line makes with another upon one side of it, are either two right angles, or are together equal to two right angles.