# A Treatise on Elementary Geometry: With Appendices Containing a Collection of Exercises for Students and an Introduction to Modern Geomentry

J.B. Lippincott, 1871 - 368 σελίδες

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### Περιεχόμενα

 INTRODUCTION 9 BOOK II 52 BOOK III 91 BOOK IV 126 REGULAR POLYGONS MEASUREMENT OF THE CIRCLE MAXIMA 142 GEOMETRY OF SPACE 171
 POLYEDRONS 196 THE THREE ROUND BODIES THE CYLINDER THE CONE 238 BOOK IX 271 EXERCISES IN ELEMENTARY GEOMETRY 293 INTRODUCTION TO MODERN GEOMETRY 335

### Δημοφιλή αποσπάσματα

Σελίδα 348 - Three lines are in harmonical proportion, when the first is to the third, as the difference between the first and second, is to the difference between the second and third ; and the second is called a harmonic mean between the first and third. The expression 'harmonical proportion...
Σελίδα 115 - X PB'; that is, if through a fixed point without a circle a tangent to the circle is drawn, and also any secant, the tangent is a mean proportional between the whole secant and its external segment.
Σελίδα 46 - The three perpendiculars from the vertices of a triangle to the opposite sides meet in the same point.
Σελίδα 127 - The areas of two rectangles are to each other as the products of their bases by their altitudes.
Σελίδα 129 - The area of a parallelogram is equal to the product of its base and altitude. Let...
Σελίδα 117 - The sum of the squares of the sides of any quadrilateral is equal to the sum of the squares of the diagonals plus four times the square of the line joining the middle points of the diagonals.
Σελίδα 219 - A truncated triangular prism is equivalent to the sum of three pyramids whose common base is the base of the prism, and whose vertices are the three vertices of the inclined section.
Σελίδα 261 - Any side of a spherical triangle is less than the sum of the other two.
Σελίδα 95 - If four quantities are in proportion, they are in proportion by composition, ie the sum of the first two terms is to the second term as the sum of the last two terms is to the fourth term.
Σελίδα 132 - Two triangles having an angle of the one equal to an angle of the other are to each other as the products of the sides including the equal angles.