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Review: Euclid's Elements
User Review  Lotz  GoodreadsEuclid's Elements is one of the oldest surviving works of mathematics, and the very oldest that uses an axiomatic framework. As such, it is a landmark in the history of Western thought, and has proven ... Read full review
Review: Euclid's Elements
User Review  Sharon  GoodreadsSue has to read this for school and, of course, I'm going to read along. The other translation I'd ordered had very small print and flimsy pages; it also had a ton of notes. This looks to be better ... Read full review
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ABCD adjacent angles angle ABC angle ACB angle BAC angle DEF angle EDF angles equal Axiom base BC BC is equal bisected centre circle ABC circumference Constr Construction Definition 15 demonstration double draw equal angles equal to F equiangular equilateral and equiangular equimultiples Euclid Euclid's Elements exterior angle fourth given circle given straight line gnomon greater ratio Hypothesis less Let ABC Let the straight meet multiple opposite angle parallel to BC parallelogram perpendicular point F polygon produced proportionals PROPOSITION 13 q.e.d. PROPOSITION rectangle contained remaining angle right angles segment shown sides similar and similarly Simson square described square on AC straight line &c THEOREM three straight lines touches the circle triangle ABC triangle DEF twice the rectangle Wherefore