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Elements of Trigonometry, and Trigonometrical Analysis, Preliminary to the ... - Page 86
by Augustus De Morgan - 1837 - 230 pages
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The Modern Preceptor Or a General Course of Education: Containing ..., Volume 1

John Dougall - Education - 1810 - 580 pages
...centre to the circumference, is called a radius, as CA, CB, CH, and CD, in fig. 22 ; and any right line passing through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference, is called a diameter, as ACD, which is double the length of the radius, for AC being equal to CD, the...
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Euclid's Elements of Geometry: The Six First Books. To which are Added ...

Rev. John Allen - Mathematics - 1822 - 494 pages
...bounding line (ADBA), is called its circumference or periphery. 13. A diameter of a circle, is a right line, passing through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference, (as AB). 14. A radius of a circle is a right line, drawn from the centre to the circumference, (as...
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An Introduction to Mensuration and Practical Geometry

John Bonnycastle - Geometry - 1829 - 252 pages
...a right line drawn from the centre to the circumference. G 16. The diameter of a circle is a right line passing through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. * NB The circumference itself, for the sake of conciseness, is sometimes called a circle. i PRACTICAL...
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The London encyclopaedia: or, Universal dictionary of science ..., Volume 10

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...circumference itself is also often called a circle. Fig. 20. 31. The DIAMETER of a circle is a straight line passing through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. 32. An ARC of a circle is any part of its circumference. Fig. 21. 33. A CHORD is a straight line joining...
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Geometry, Plane, Solid, and Spherical, in Six Books: To which is Added, in ...

Pierce Morton - Geometry - 1830 - 272 pages
...circumference is called the ra. diux, or, sometimes, the semidiameter, because it is the half of a straight line passing through the centre and terminated both ways by the circumference, which straight line is called a diameter. The point С is the centre of the circle ABD ; AB is a diameter...
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A new system of arithmetick: in which the rules are familiarly demonstrated ...

William Ruger - Arithmetic - 1836 - 263 pages
...diameter of one 4 times as large ? Ans. 24 inches. , NOTE. — The diameter of a circle, is a right line passing through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. A, B, is the diameter of the circle A,/, B, e ; and c, d, is the diameter, of the smaller circle, c,...
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Lessons on form; or, Introduction to geometry as given in a Pestalozzian ...

Charles Reiner - 1837
...centre ? P.—No; for, then, there would be radii not equal to one another. M.—And, what is a straight line passing through the centre and terminated both ways by the circumference called ? P.—A diameter of the circle. M.—Compare the portions of a circle obtained by drawing a...
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A Treatise on Mensuration for the Use of Schools

Commissioners of National Education in Ireland - 1837
...regular polygon ; but if unequal, an irregular polygon. 34. The Diameter of a circle is a straight line passing through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference ; thus AB is the diameter of the circle. The diameter divides the circle into two equal parts, each...
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Ruger's Arithmetick, with Questions and Answers: A New System of Arithmetick ...

William Ruger - Arithmetic - 1841 - 263 pages
...the diameter of one 4 times as large ? Ans. 24 inches. NOTE. — The diameter of a circle, is a right line passing through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. A, B, is the diameter of the circle A,/, B, e; and c, d, is the diameter, of the smaller circle, c,...
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