| John Fair Stoddard - Arithmetic - 1856 - 292 pages
...ten, a DECAGON ; that of twelve, a DODECAGON, &c. A CIRCLE is a plane, terminated by a curved line, **every point of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre.** The curved line is called the circumference. The DIAMETER of a circle is a line passing through the... | |
| D. P. Colburn - 1856
...straight line all the way ? 23O. Solids. (a.) A. SPHERE is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every part **of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre.** (6.) A line drawn from the centre to the surface is called a KAWIIJS, and a line drawn from any point... | |
| Sarah S. Cornell - Geography - 1857 - 405 pages
...the magnitude of the radius. Definition of a Sphere. — A Sphere is a body bounded by one continuous **surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called** its centre. Any line drawn from the centre to the surface is called a radius. A line passing through... | |
| Hannah Mary Bouvier - Astronomy - 1857 - 499 pages
...Cygni. Globe. — A round or spherical body, more usually called a sphere, bounded by one nnifonn convex **surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within, called** its centre. Globe, Artificial.— Artificial globes are either terrestrial or celestial. The IT. retlrial... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1857 - 324 pages
...28 rods 24 yards 6.347 feet. CIRCLES. 627. A circle is a plane figure bounded by a line, every part **of which is equally distant from a point within called the centre** ; as AEFGBD. The circumference or periphery of a circle is the line bounds it. A radius is a line drawn... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1857 - 324 pages
...feet. THE SPHERE. AKT. 362. A SPHERE is a solid, bounded by one continued convex surface, every part **of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre.** The axis or diameter of a sphere is a line passing through the centre, and terminated by the surface.... | |
| Bridges - 1857 - 134 pages
...which have like positions in similar polygons. 34. The circumference of a circle is a curved line, **every point of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre.** 35. The circle is the surface bounded by the circumference. 36. A radius of a circle is a straight... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1858 - 444 pages
...28 rods 24 yards 6.347 feet. CIRCLES. 627. A circle is a plane figure bounded by aline, every part **of which is equally distant from a point within called the centre** ; as AEFGBD. The circumference or periphery of a circle is the line that bounds it. A radius is a line... | |
| Dana Pond Colburn - Mathematics - 1858 - 276 pages
...the top of the spire ? 143. Solids. (a.) A SPHERE is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every part **of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre.** (Fig. 1, p. 240.) (b.) A line drawn from the centre of a circle to the surface is called a RADIUS,... | |
| Elias Loomis - Conic sections - 1858 - 234 pages
...THE CIRCLE, AND THE MEASURE OF ANGLES. Definitions. 1. A circk is a plane figure bounded by a line, **every point of which is equally distant from a point within, called** the center. This bounding line is called the circumference of the circle. 2. A radius of a circle is... | |
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