# First Lessons in Geometry: Upon the Model of Colburn's First Lessons in Arithmetic

J. Munroe & Company, 1847 - 164 σελίδες

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Σελίδα 22 - A CIRCLE is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre; as the figure ADB E.
Σελίδα 93 - Any exterior angle of a triangle is equal to the sum of the two opposite interior angles.
Σελίδα 149 - In a right triangle, the square of the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides.
Σελίδα 156 - Side subtending the Obtuse Angle, is Greater than the Sum of the Squares of the other two Sides, by Twice the Rectangle of the Base and the Distance of the Perpendicular from the Obtuse Angle.
Σελίδα 4 - ... Theory soon descends to guide and assist the operations of practice. To the geometrical speculations of the Greeks, we may distinctly trace whatever progress the moderns have been enabled to achieve in mechanics, navigation, and the various complicated arts of life. A refined analysis has disclosed the harmony of the celestial motions, and conducted the philosopher, through a maze of intricate phenomena, to the great laws appointed for the government of the universe.
Σελίδα 23 - Of four-sided figures, a square is that which has all its sides equal, and all its angles right angles.
Σελίδα 24 - If the product of two quantities be equal to the product of two others, two of them may be made the extremes and the other two the means of a proportion.
Σελίδα 150 - F + c' = ax(BD + DC) = axa. Ax. 2 Or b' + c'=a\ QED 318. COR. I. The square of either side about the right angle is equal to the difference of the squares of the other two sides.
Σελίδα 102 - Of all the straight lines that can be drawn to a given straight line from a given point outside it, the perpendicular is the shortest.
Σελίδα 137 - Give the table of measures of length. 6. How many square inches are there in a square foot ? How many square feet are there in a square yard ? Y2 sq.