## The Elements of Euclid: Viz. the First Six Books, Together with the Eleventh and Twelfth. The Errors by which Theon, Or Others, Have Long Ago Vitiated These Books, are Corrected, and Some of Euclid's Demonstrations are Restored. Also, the Book of Euclid's Data, in Like Manner CorrectedConrad and Company, 1810 - 518 páginas |

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**propositions**, as well as their demonstrations , to Theon ; others think the**propositions**to be Euclid's , but that the demonstrations are Theon's ; and others maintain that all the**propositions**and their demonstrations are Euclid's own ... Página vi

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**proposition**is a theorem , not a definition ; because the equality of figures of any kind must be demonstrated , and not assumed ; and , there- fore , though this were a true**proposition**, it ought to have been demonstrated . But ... Página vii

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**proposition**17 , and prop . 18th of the 12th book , depend upon the 9th defini- tion of the 11th book , which is not a right definition , because there may be solids contained by the same number of simi- lar plane figures , which are ... Página 13

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**propositions**, as well as their demonstrations , to Theon ; others think the**propositions**to be Euclid's , but that the demonstrations are Theon's ; and others maintain that all the**propositions**and their demonstrations are Euclid's own ... Página 14

... at length meet upon that side on which are " the angles which are less than two right angles . See the " notes on prop . 29. of Book I. "

... at length meet upon that side on which are " the angles which are less than two right angles . See the " notes on prop . 29. of Book I. "

**PROPOSITION**I. PROBLEM . TO describe an equilateral triangle upon 14 THE ELEMENTS.### Términos y frases comunes

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Página 17 - FG; then, upon the same base EF, and upon the same side of it, there can be two triangles that have their sides which are terminated in one extremity of the base equal to one another, and likewise their sides terminated in the other extremity: But this is impossible (i.

Página 35 - 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.

Página 67 - Ir any two points be taken in the circumference of a circle, the straight line which joins them shall fall within the circle. Let ABC be a circle, and A, B any two points in the circumference ; the straight line drawn from A to B shall fall within the circle.

Página 92 - IF a straight line touch a circle, and from the point of contact a straight line be drawn cutting the circle, the angles made by this line with the line touching the circle, shall be equal to the angles which are in the alternate segments of the circle.

Página 26 - If from the ends of a side of a triangle, there be drawn two straight lines to a point within the triangle, these shall be less than the other two sides of the triangle, but shall contain a greater angle.

Página 55 - If a straight line be divided into any two parts, four times the rectangle contained by the whole line, and one of the parts, together with the square of the other part, is equal to the square of the straight line, which is made of the whole and that part.

Página 318 - Again ; the mathematical postulate, that " things which are equal to the same are equal to one another," is similar to the form of the syllogism in logic, which unites things agreeing in the middle term.

Página 22 - If, at a point in a straight line, two other straight lines, upon the opposite sides of it, make the adjacent angles together equal to two right angles, these two straight lines shall be in one and the same straight line.

Página 161 - If two triangles have one angle of the one equal to one angle of the other, and the sides about the equal angles proportionals, the triangles shall be equiangular, and shall have those angles equal which are opposite to the homologous sides.

Página 21 - When a straight line standing on another straight line, makes the adjacent angles equal to one another, each of the angles is called a right angle ; and the straight line which stands on the other is called a perpendicular to it.