Euclid's Elements of Geometry: The Six First Books. To which are Added, Elements of Plain and Spherical Trigonometry, a System of Conick Sections, Elements of Natural Philosophy, as Far as it Relates to Astronomy, According to the Newtonian System, and Elements of Astronomy: with Notes
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Page 40 - Therefore all the interior angles of the figure, together with four right angles, are equal to twice as many right angles as the figure has sides.
Page 116 - To describe an isosceles triangle, having each of the angles at the base double of the third angle.
Page 13 - 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 442 - Absolute, true, and mathematical time, of itself, and from its own nature, flows equably without relation to anything external, and by another name is called duration: relative, apparent, and common time, is some sensible and external (whether accurate or unequable) measure of duration by the means of motion, which is commonly used instead of true time; such as an hour, a day, a month, a year.
Page 94 - Upon the same straight line, and upon the same side of it, there cannot be two similar segments of circles, not coinciding with one another.
Page 384 - ... figure, together with four right angles, are equal to twice as many right angles as the figure has be divided into as many triangles as the figure has sides, by drawing straight lines from a point F within the figure to each of its angles.