Elements of Synthetic Solid Geometry

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Macmillan, 1893 - Geometry, Solid - 239 pages

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Page 236 - To the many of my fellow-teachers in America who have questioned me in regard to the Non-Euclidean Geometry, I would now wish to say publicly that Dr. Smith's conception of that profound advance in pure science is entirely sound. . . . Dr. Smith has given us a book of which our country can be proud. I think it the duty of every teacher of geometry to examine it carefully."— From Prof.
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Page 67 - The square described on the hypothenuse of a rightangled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares described on the other two sides.
Page 1 - The projection of a line on a plane is the locus of the projections of all its points.
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Page 97 - S'-A'B'C' be two triangular pyramids having equivalent bases situated in the same plane, and equal altitudes. To prove that S-ABC =c= S'-A'B'C'. Proof. Divide the altitude into n equal parts, and through the points of division pass planes parallel to the plane of the bases, forming the sections DEF, GHI, etc., D'E'F', G'H'I', etc. In the pyramids S-ABC and S'-A'B'C' inscribe prisms whose upper bases are the sections DEF, GHI, etc., D'E'F', G'H'I', etc.
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