## A History of Mathematics (Google eBook) |

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Page 300 - THEOREM. If a straight line, falling on two other straight lines, make the alternate angles equal to each other ; these two straight lines shall be parallel.

Page 437 - Prelector of St. John's College, Cambridge. AN ELEMENTARY TREATISE ON MECHANICS. For the Use of the Junior Classes at the University and the Higher Classes in Schools.

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Page 21 - The formula states that the square of the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the sum of the squares of the base and altitude.

Page 98 - In an inscribed quadrilateral, the product of the diagonals is equal to the sum of the products of the opposite sides.

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Page 427 - FERRERS.— AN ELEMENTARY TREATISE on TRILINEAR CO-ORDINATES, the Method of Reciprocal Polars, and the Theory of Projections. By the Rev. NM FERRERS, MA, Fellow and Tutor of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge.