## The First Six Books with Notes |

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87 . right line ( AB ) at the same point and at opposite 27 sides , make angles with it which are together cqual to two right angles , those right lines ( CB and BD ) form one

87 . right line ( AB ) at the same point and at opposite 27 sides , make angles with it which are together cqual to two right angles , those right lines ( CB and BD ) form one

**continued**right line . For , if possible , let BE and not BD ... Page 91

When four magnitudes are in

When four magnitudes are in

**continued**proportion ( A to B as B to C , and B to C as C to D ) the first is said to have to the fourth ( A to D ) a triplicate ratio of that which it has to the second ( that is of the ratio A to B ) . 12. Page 174

25 , If the given be a ratio of less inequality LO to LR , the series can be

25 , If the given be a ratio of less inequality LO to LR , the series can be

**continued**until a magnitude be found greater than any assigned . For let LO , LR , LQ and LI be continually propor- . tional , since LO is to LR as LR to LQ ... Page 175

ed d B. 6 . sum of the series

ed d B. 6 . sum of the series

**continued**through an infinite number of terms . Take in any right line AZ , parts AB and BC equal Fig . 27 . to the terms of the given ratio , draw AL and BO perpendicular to AZ and equal to AB and BC ... Page 178

... whose sides therefore bisect the other sides AZ and BZ of the triangle . PROP . 32. B. VI . Fig . 33 . The words , and that the sides which are not homoloB. 5 . sum of the series

... whose sides therefore bisect the other sides AZ and BZ of the triangle . PROP . 32. B. VI . Fig . 33 . The words , and that the sides which are not homoloB. 5 . sum of the series

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Page 145 - A plane rectilineal angle is the inclination of two straight lines to one another, which meet together, but are not in the same straight line.

Page 2 - A circle is a plane figure contained by one line, which is called the circumference, and is such, that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference are equal to one another : 16.

Page 28 - 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 22 - 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 118 - A straight line is said to be cut in extreme and mean ratio, when the whole is to the greater segment as the greater segment is to the less.

Page 146 - A plane angle is the inclination of two lines to one another in a plane, which meet together, but are not in the same direction.

Page 168 - 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...

Page 3 - Things which are equal to the same thing are also equal to one another. 2. If equals be added to equals, the wholes are equal. 3. If equals be subtracted from equals, the remainders are equal. 4. Things which coincide with one another are equal to one another.

Page 25 - DE : but equal triangles on the same base and on the same side of it, are between the same parallels ; (i.

Page 3 - A rhombus is that which has all its sides equal, but its angles are not right angles.