## Mathematical Dictionary and Cyclopedia of Mathematical Science: Comprising Definitions of All the Terms Employed in Mathematics - an Analysis of Each Branch, and of the Whole, as Forming a Single Science |

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Page 279 - A Circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.

Page 281 - If two triangles have the three sides of the one equal to the three sides of the other, each to each, the triangles are congruent.

Page 26 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes ; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds.

Page 534 - Multiply the divisor, thus augmented, by the last figure of the root, and subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.

Page 527 - A sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.

Page 472 - Three lines are in harmonical proportion, when the first is to the third, as the difference between the first and second, is to the difference between the second and third ; and the second is called a harmonic mean between the first and third. The expression 'harmonical proportion...

Page 86 - Then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term: the quotient will be the fourth term, or answer.

Page 419 - If one angle of a parallelogram is a right angle, all the other angles are right angles, and the figure is a rectangle.

Page 281 - If two triangles have two sides, and the included angle of the one equal to two sides and the included angle of the other, they are equal in all their parts.