| Isaac Watts, David Jennings - 1754 - 336 pages
...and easy of comprehension. What should we think of a mathematician who should say I will not believe **that the square of the hypothenuse is equal to the squares of the sides** of a right-angled triangle unless I have ocular demonstration of the facts ? And what do we think of... | |
| 1818
...demonstrate geometrical truths, I asked whether they were perfectly convinced that in a rightangled triangle **the square of the hypothenuse is equal to the squares of the** other two sides ? He answered in the affirmative. I then asked how they were certain of this fact ?... | |
| 1818
...,'.I asked the Japanese academician whether he was perfectly convinced that in a right angled triangle **the square of the hypothenuse is equal to the squares of the** other two sides ? He answered in the affirmative. I then asked how they were certain of this fact,... | |
| George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - English poetry - 1821
...the schools is of the CANINE SPECIES , and not very intelligible. (3) The discovery of Pythagoras , **that the square of the hypothenuse is equal to the squares of the** other two sides of a right angled triangle. Whose daring revels shock the sight, When vice and infamy... | |
| George Crabb - Industrial arts - 1823
...right angle, as BC in the annexed diagram. According to the 47th Proposition ' of Euclid's Elements, **the square of the hypothenuse is equal to the squares of the** other two sides, as B C1 = BA* -f AC* ie the square BE equal to the squares BGandCH. HYPOTHESIS (Rltet.)... | |
| Voltaire - Philosophy - 1824
...the ureas of the circles will also be proportional .to the squares of their radii, . . . . Thus, as **the square of the hypothenuse is equal to the squares of the** two sides, a circle, of which this hypothenuse is, the radius, will be equal to two circles having... | |
| Voltaire - 1824
...corresponding sides, the areas of the circles will also be proportional to the squares of their radii. Thus, as **the square of the hypothenuse is equal to the squares of the** two sides, a circle, of which this hypothenuse is the radius, will be equal to two circles having for... | |
| Vasiliĭ Mikhaĭlovich Golovnin - Japan - 1824
...demonstrate geometrical truths, I asked whether they were perfectly convinced that in a right-angled triangle **the square of the hypothenuse is equal to the squares of the** other two sides ? He answered in the affirmative. I then asked how they were certain of this fact,... | |
| François de Salignac de La Mothe- Fénelon - Philosophy - 1825 - 284 pages
...that the morning and evening star was the same, and demonstrated that in every right angled triangle **the square of the hypothenuse is equal to the squares of the** other two sides. It is said that he was so transported with the discovery of this famous theorem, that... | |
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