| Wilshire S. Courtney - Agriculture - 1869 - 506 pages
...perpendicular to AB at its centre is called the minor diameter. A Sphere is a solid, bounded by a convex **surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called** the centre ; as, Fig. 22. A Spheroid is a solid, generated by the revolution of an ellipse about one... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1870 - 330 pages
...equal? Ans. 13.92-|- feet. 298, A Sphere is a solid bounded by one continued convex surface, every part **of which is equally distant from a point within, called the center.** The Diameter of a sphere is a straight line passing through the center and terminated by the surface... | |
| Alfred Hiley - 1871
...is 24 ft. throughout. Find the cubic contents. XXV. THE SPHERE. Definitions. — A sphere or globe **is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a** certain point within the sphere, called the centre. The radius of a sphere is the straight line drawn... | |
| Elias Loomis - Geometry - 1871 - 58 pages
...CIRCLE, AND THE MEASURE OF ANGLES. Definitions. 1. A circle is a plane figure bounded by a line, evory **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 a straight... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Mathematics - 1871
...9.162-J- feet. THE SPHERE. 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 center.** The Axis or Diameter of a sphere is a line passing through the center, arid terminated by the surface.... | |
| George Payn Quackenbos, George Roberts Perkins - Arithmetic - 1872 - 336 pages
...inches across; what will it cost, at 20c. a cubic foot? Ans. $8.48. 537. SPHERES. — A Sphere is a body **bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within, called** the centre. RULES. — I. To find the surface of a sphere, multiply the square of the diameter by 3.14159.... | |
| Charles Davies, Adrien Marie Legendre - Geometry - 1872 - 455 pages
...of the cone, along lines which are called elements of cotUact. 12. A SPHERE is a volume bounded by a **surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called** the centre. A sphere may be generated by a semicircle revolving about its diameter as an axis. 13.... | |
| André Darré - 1872
...circumference of the base. It is equal to the hypothenuse VB of the generating triangle. XII. A sphere **is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is** equidistant from a point within it called the centre. A sphere may be conceived as generated by a circle... | |
| William Frothingham Bradbury - Geometry - 1872 - 238 pages
...CIRCLE. DEFINITIONS. 1. A Circle is a piano figure bounded by a curved line called the circumference, **every point of which is equally distant from a point within called** the centre ; as ABD E. 2. The Radius of a circle is a lino drawn from the centre to the circumference... | |
| James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1872 - 224 pages
...in Astronomy. 36. What is a Circle ? A Circle is a plane figure bounded by a curve line, every part **of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.** 37. What is the Circumference of a Circle ? The Circumference of a Circle is the curve line by which... | |
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