| Robert Griffith Hatfield - Architecture - 1845 - 326 pages
...will be the line required. This is upon the same principle as Art. 76. a I e is A • Fig. 37 80. — **To divide a given line into any number of equal parts. Let ab, (Fig.** 37,) be the given line, and 5 the number of parts. Draw ac, at any angle to ab • on ac, from a, set... | |
| Nathaniel Bowditch - 1846 - 854 pages
...bisections any number of times. This problem is useful in constructing the mariner's compass. PROBLEM XL **To divide a given line into any number of equal parts. Let** it be required to .divide the line AB into five equal parts. From the point A dray any line, AD, making... | |
| Horatio Nelson Robinson - History - 1853 - 334 pages
...and CB make the same angle with AB; they are, therefore, parallel. (Definition of parallel lines). **PROBLEM 7. To divide a given line into any number of equal parts. Let AB** represent the given line, and let it be required to divide it into any number of equal parts, say five.... | |
| Robert Scott Burn - Architectural drawing - 1853 - 102 pages
...с, е above and below the line, through these draw a line с de ; dis the " point of bisection."* 3 **To DIVIDE A GIVEN LINE INTO ANY NUMBER < OF EQUAL PARTS. — Let** a 6, fig. 59, be the line ; from a and b, with ab, describe arcs ac, bd ; from ab, with any distance... | |
| Horatio Nelson Robinson - Conic sections - 1854 - 350 pages
...and CB make the same angle with AB; they are, therefore, parallel. (Definition of parallel lines). **PROBLEM 7. To divide a given line into any number of equal parts. Let AB** represent the given line, and let it be required to divide it into any number of equal parts, say five.... | |
| Horatio Nelson Robinson - Navigation - 1858 - 356 pages
...and CB make the same angle with AB; they are, therefore, parallel. (Definition of parallel lines). **PROBLEM 7. To divide a given line into any number of equal** partt. Let AB represent the given line, and let it be required to divide it into any number of equal... | |
| Horatio Nelson Robinson - Geometry - 1860 - 470 pages
...BC make the same angle with AC, they are, therefore, parallel, (B. I, Th. 7, Cor. 1). PROBLEM VII. **To divide a given line into any number of equal parts. Let AB** represent the given line, and let it be required to divide it into any number of equal parts, say £ve.... | |
| Euclides - 1861 - 464 pages
...distances, &c. Use P. 5. 6. — By aid of a square to measure inaccessible distances. Use 2, P. 8. **7. — To divide a given line into any number of equal parts.** Use 1, P. 9. 8. — To divide а Д into any number ef equal parts. Use 2, P. 9. 9.— To divide a... | |
| Edward Brooks - Geometry - 1868 - 284 pages
...CAP is a right angle (B. IV. Th. VII. C. 1); hence, AP is a tangent (B. IV. Th. IV.). PROBLEM XIII. **To divide a given line into any number of equal parts. Let AB** be the given line, and suppose we wish to divide it into any number, say 5 equal parts. Through A draw... | |
| Horatio Nelson Robinson - Geometry - 1868 - 276 pages
...BC make the same angle with AC, they are, therefore, parallel, (B. I, Th. 7, Cor. 1). PROBLEM VII. **To divide a given line into any number of equal parts. Let AB** represent the given line, uud let it be required to divide it into any number of equal parts, say £... | |
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