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Page 309 - A conic section is the locus of a point which moves so that its distance from a fixed point, called the focus, is in a constant ratio to its distance from a fixed straight line, called the directrix.
Page 327 - PF'/PH'= e, by the definition of the curve. Furthermore :J (b) \PF—PF'\=2a. In fact, the hyperbola is often defined as the locus of a point which moves so that the difference of its distances from two fixed points is constant.
Page 347 - These are: (1) The orbits of the planets are ellipses, with the sun at a common focus. (2) As a planet moves in its orbit, the line joining the planet and sun sweeps over equal areas in equal intervals of time. Also called "law of equal areas.
Page 45 - The characteristic of the logarithm of a number greater than 1 is a positive integer or zero, and is one less than the number of digits to the left of the decimal point.
Page 45 - If the number is less than 1, make the characteristic of the logarithm negative, and one unit more than the number of zeros between the decimal point and the first significant figure of the given number.
Page 343 - The bisector of an angle of a triangle divides the opposite side into segments proportional to the adjacent sides. 144. Theorem. The bisector of an exterior angle of a triangle divides the opposite side produced into segments proportional to the other two sides.
Page 42 - The logarithm of the quotient of two numbers is the logarithm of the dividend minus the logarithm of the divisor. DEM. — Let a be the base of the system, and m and n any two numbers whose logarithms are, respectively, x, and y. Then by definition wenave<tI=m, and a' = n. Dividing, we have a* — * = — . Whence x — y is the logarithm of — . QED 123.
Page 125 - In an inscribed quadrilateral, the product of the diagonals is equal to the sum of the products of the opposite sides.