## A History of Mathematics |

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Page 300 - THEOREM. If a straight line, falling on two other straight lines, make the alternate angles equal to each other ; these two straight lines shall be parallel.

Page 437 - Prelector of St. John's College, Cambridge. AN ELEMENTARY TREATISE ON MECHANICS. For the Use of the Junior Classes at the University and the Higher Classes in Schools.

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Page 432 - CHRISTIE— A COLLECTION OF ELEMENTARY TESTQUESTIONS IN PURE AND MIXED MATHEMATICS; with Answers and Appendices on Synthetic Division, and on the Solution of Numerical Equations by Homer's Method. By JAMES R. CHRISTIE, FRS, Royal Military Academy, Woolwich. Crown 8vo. 8s. 6d. CLIFFORD— THE ELEMENTS OF DYNAMIC.

Page 442 - GRAY.— THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF ABSOLUTE MEASUREMENTS IN ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM.

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Page 21 - The formula states that the square of the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the sum of the squares of the base and altitude.

Page 98 - In an inscribed quadrilateral, the product of the diagonals is equal to the sum of the products of the opposite sides.

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Page 427 - FERRERS.— AN ELEMENTARY TREATISE on TRILINEAR CO-ORDINATES, the Method of Reciprocal Polars, and the Theory of Projections. By the Rev. NM FERRERS, MA, Fellow and Tutor of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge.