Elements of geometry: with practical applications, for the use of schools

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Richardson and Lord, 1829 - Geometry - 104 pages
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Page 30 - The areas of two triangles which have an angle of the one equal to an angle of the other are to each other as the products of the sides including the equal angles. D c A' D' Hyp. In triangles ABC and A'B'C', ZA = ZA'. To prove AABC = ABxAC. A A'B'C' A'B'xA'C' Proof. Draw the altitudes BD and B'D'.
Page 25 - In any proportion, the product of the means is equal to the product of the extremes.
Page 38 - The perimeters of two regular polygons of the same number of sides, are to each other as their homologous sides, and their areas are to each other as the squares of those sides (Prop.
Page 25 - Multiplying or dividing both the numerator and denominator of a fraction by the same number does not change the value of the fraction.
Page 42 - The area of a trapezoid is equal to the product of its altitude, by half the sum of its parallel bases.

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