A Course of Mathematics: In Two Volumes. Composed for the Use of the Royal Military Academy, Volumen2
Longman, Orme & Company, 1843
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angles axes axis base becomes bisected called centre chord circle co-efficients co-ordinates cone conic section conjugate constant Corollary corresponding curve denoted diameter differential distance divided draw drawn ellipse equal equation EXAMPLES expression figure focus four function give given greater hence hyperbola integral intersection less loge manner meet method opposite origin parabola parallel pass perpendicular plane polar pole positive preceding PROP properties proposition quadrilateral radius ratio referred respectively right angles Scholium segments sides similar situated solution sphere spherical square straight line surface taken tangent theorem third transverse triangle values variable whence Wherefore y₁
Página 2 - A diameter is any straight line drawn through the centre and terminated both ways by the surface.
Página 10 - Any two sides of a spherical triangle are together greater than the third side.
Página 14 - The problem is impossible when one of the given sides is equal to or greater than the sum of the other two (I. 66). F C" E PROPOSITION XXXV.— PROBLEM.
Página 311 - ... the points of intersection of the three pairs of opposite sides, of a hexagon inscribed in a conic, lie in one straight line.
Página 34 - Law of cosines for sides: cos a = cos b cos с + sin 6 sin с cos A cos b = cos a cos с + sin a sin с cos ß cos с = cos a cos...
Página 151 - If a Tangent and Ordinate be drawn from any Point in the Curve, meeting the Transverse Axis ; the Semi-transverse will be a Mean Proportional between the Distances of the said Two Intersections from the Centre. That is, •€A is a mean proportional between CD and CT ; or CD, CA, CT, are continued proportionals.
Página 292 - If two circles touch each other, the straight line joining their centres passes through the point of contact.
Página 105 - MF+MF' is equal to a given line. II. The straight line drawn through the foci, and terminated by the curve, is called the transverse or major axis. The middle of that part of the transverse axis which lies between the foci, is called the centre of the ellipse. The straight line drawn through the centre, at right angles to the transverse axis, and terminated by the curve, is called the conjugate or minor axis. Thus, if the straight line joining F and F...
Página 85 - AMPLITUDE, is an arc of the horizon intercepted between the east or west point, and the centre of the sun, or star, at its rising or setting.