## The Elements of Euclid: 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 Corrected. viz. the first six books, together with the eleventh and twelfthMathew Carey, and sold by J. Conrad & Company, S. F. Bradford, Birch & Small, and Samuel Etheridge. Printed by T. & G. Palmer, 116, High-Street., 1806 - 518 pages |

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**given**, is put in its proper place among the definitions of the 5th book , by which the doctrine of compound ratios ...**magnitude**. " Now this proposition is a theorem , not a definition ; because the equality of figures of any ... Page 315

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**magnitudes**, into any number of equal parts , until the 9th proposition of book 6 ; and he never requires any thing to be done in the construction , of which he had not before**given**the method of doing . For this reason , we have ... Page 320

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**given**, has been deceived in applying what is manifest , when understood of**magnitudes**, unto ratios , viz . that a**magnitude**...**given**of the 10th prop . is no doubt the same**with**that of Eudoxus or Euclid 320 NOTES . Page 338

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**given**straight line AB the rectangle AP has been applied equal to the**given**rectangle C , D , exceeding by the ...**magnitude**of it being likewise**given**, to find its sides . And the fourth problem is the same**with**this , To find a ... Page 341

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**magnitude**, that are neither similar nor equal , as shall be demonstrated after the notes on the 10th defi- nition ...**given**no definition of equal figures , and it is certain he did not**give**this : for what is Book XI . - Book XI ...### Other editions - View all

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Page 28 - Any two sides of a triangle are together greater than the third side.

Page 62 - To divide a given straight line into two parts, so that the rectangle contained by the whole, and one of the parts, may be equal to the square of the other part.

Page 28 - IF, from the ends of the 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. Let...

Page 57 - PROP. VIII. THEOR. IF a straight line be divided into any two parts, tour 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 up of the whole and that part.

Page 26 - If one side of a triangle be produced, the exterior angle is greater than either of the interior opposite angles.

Page 163 - If two triangles have one angle of the one equal to one angle of the other and the sides about these equal angles proportional, the triangles are similar.

Page 17 - THE angles at the base of an isosceles triangle are equal to one another : and, if the equal sides be produced, the angles upon the other side of the base shall be equal.

Page 189 - In right angled triangles, the rectilineal figure described upon the side opposite to the right angle, is equal to the similar, and similarly described figures upon the sides containing the right angle.

Page 37 - 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 sidef. For any rectilineal figure ABCDE can be divided into as many triangles as the figure has sides, by drawing straight lines from a point F within the figure to each of its angles.

Page 178 - Therefore, universally, similar rectilineal figures are to one another in the duplicate ratio of their homologous sides.