## The Elements of Euclid: The Errors, by which Theon, Or Others, Have Long Ago Vitiated These Books are Corrected, and Some of Euclid's Demonstrations are Restored. Also, the Book of Euclid's Data, in Like Manner Corrected. viz. the first six books, together with the eleventh and twelfth |

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Page 45 - Ir a straight line be divided into any two parts, four times the rectangle contained by the whole line, and one of the parts, together with the square of the other part, is equal to the square of the straight line which is made up of the whole and that part.

Page 41 - If a straight line be divided into any two parts, the rectangle contained by the whole and one of the parts, is equal to the rectangle contained by the two parts, together with the square of the aforesaid part.

Page 54 - Ir any two points be taken in the circumference of a circle, the straight line which joins them shall fall within the circle. Let ABC be a circle, and A, B any two points in the circumference ; the straight line drawn from A to B shall fall within the circle.

Page 18 - ABD, the less to the greater, which is impossible ; therefore BE is not in the same straight line with BC.

Page 10 - From a given point to draw a straight line equal to a given straight line. Let A be the given point, and BC the given straight line: it is required to draw from the point A a straight line equal to BC.

Page 8 - Let it be granted that a straight line may be drawn from any one point to any other point.

Page 256 - Again ; the mathematical postulate, that " things which are equal to the same are equal to one another," is similar to the form of the syllogism in logic, which unites things agreeing in the middle term.

Page 129 - If two triangles have one angle of the one equal to one angle of the other and the sides about these equal angles proportional, the triangles are similar.

Page 23 - At a given point in a given straight line, to make a rectilineal angle equal to a given rectilineal angle. Let AB be the given straight line, and A...

Page 20 - ANY two angles of a triangle are together less than two right angles.