| English literature - 1814
...contrary, they are such 35, considered separately, do not afford room for a single inference. — That **things which are equal to the same, are equal to one another,** and that the whole is greater than its part, considered in themselves, are mere barren truisms. The... | |
| Charles Butler - Mathematics - 1814
...ACE, BC is equal to BA, by the \5th definition; therefore CA,.CB are each of them equal to AB ; but **things which are equal to the same are equal to one another,** by the 1st' axiom; wherefore CA and CB are equal to one another, being each equal to AB ; consequently... | |
| John Greig - 1816
...because they divide the globe into unequal parts, called segments, as o C b and A ob B D. 2. Axioms.* 1. **Things which are equal to the same, are equal to one another.** * Axiom, implies a plain, self-evident troth or proposition, which is no sooner proposed but understood.... | |
| Euclides - Geometry - 1816 - 528 pages
...III. And that a circle may be described from any centre, at any distance from that centre. AXIOMS. I. **THINGS which are equal to the same are equal to one another.** II. . If equals be added to equals, the wholes are equal. III. If equals be taken from equals, the... | |
| John Playfair - 1819 - 317 pages
...But it has been proved that CA is equal to AB ; therefore CA, CB are each of them equal to AB ; now **things which are equal to the same are equal to one another** .I. Axiom) ; therefore CA is equal to CB ; wherefore CA, AB, B are equal to one another ; and the triangle... | |
| George Townsend - 1819 - 147 pages
...circumstance indeed so very surprising, that if I had time to prosecute the inquiry, I might prove, that as **things which are equal to the same, are equal to one another,** the Patriarchs are the Caesars, and the Caesars the sons of Jacob, because they are both synonymous... | |
| Henry Aldrich - 1821
...reared, and as the final appeal in argument. They benr some slight analogy to the mathematical axioms, **Things which are equal to the same are equal to one another** ; and, Things of which one is equal and the other not equal to the same, are not equal to one another.... | |
| Euclid - 1822 - 179 pages
...a circle may be described from any centre, /&, ff, at any distance from that centre. M o Axioms. 1. **Things which are equal to the same are equal to one another.** 2. If equals be added to equals, the wholes are equal. 3. If equals be taken from equals, the remainders... | |
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