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FIRST THREE BOOKS
FROM THE TEXT OF
DR. ROBERT SIMSON,
VARIOUS USEFUL THEOREMS AND PROBLEMS,
AS GEOMETRICAL EXERCISES ON EACH BOOK.
BY THOMAS TATE,
MATHEMATICAL MASTER OF THE NATIONAL SOCIETY'S
TRAINING COLLEGE, BATTERSEA;
AUTHOR OF “ THE PRINCIPLES OF THE DIFFERENTIAL AND INTEGRAL
CALCULUS," ETC. ETC.
This edition of Euclid has been published in a cheap form, with the hope that it may tend to advance the mathematical education of this country, and with an especial reference to the instruction of Schoolmasters who may be desirous of obtaining a Government certificate.
A POINT is that which hath no parts, or which hath no
A line is length without breadth.
A straight line is that which lies evenly between its extreme
A superficies is that which hath only length and breadth.
The extremities of a superficies are lines.
A plane superficies is that in which any two points being
taken, the straight line between them lies wholly in that superficies.