## Elements of Geometry;: Containing the First Six Books of Euclid, with a Supplement on the Quadrature of the Circle and the Geometry of Solids; to which are Added, Elements of Plane and Spherical TrigonometryBell & Bradfute, 1804 - 440 páginas |

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**less**confiderable , it is hoped , may in some degree facilitate the study of the Elements . Such are those made on the definitions in the first Book , and particularly on that of a straight line . A new Axiom is also introduced in the ... Página ix

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**less**. In the fame manner , the quadrature of the circle is per- formed only by approximation , or by finding two rectangles nearly equal to one another , one of them greater , and another**less**than the space contained within the circle ... Página 9

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**less**. Let AB and C be the two gi- ven straight lines , whereof AB is the greater . It is required to cut off from AB , the greater , a part equal to C , the lefs . D From the point A draw a the straight line AD equal to C ; and from ... Página 21

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**less**than two right angles . In like manner , it may be demonftrated , that BAC , ACB , as also , CAB , ABC , are**less**than two right angles . Therefore , any two angles , & c . Q. E. D. T PROP . XVIII . THEOR . HE greater fide of every ... Página 22

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**less**than it ; it is not equal , be- cause then the angle ABC would be equal a to the angle ACB ; but it is not ; therefore AC is not equal to AB ; neither is it lefs ; because then the angle B A C b1S . 1. ABC would be**less**b than the ...### Otras ediciones - Ver todas

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