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Again ; the mathematical postulate, that " things which are equal to the same are equal to one another," is similar to the form of the syllogism in logic, which unites things agreeing in the middle term.
The Elements of Euclid: Viz. the First Six Books, Together with the Eleventh ... - Page 306
by Euclid - 1835 - 513 pages

## The Elements of Euclid: The Errors, by which Theon, Or Others, Have Long Ago ...

Robert Simson - Trigonometry - 1806 - 546 pages
...been proved that CA finition. is equal to AB ; therefore CA, CB are each of them equal to AB ; but things which are equal to the same are equal to one Another d ; therefore CA is equal to CB ; wherefore CA, AB, BC d 1st Axare equal to one another; and the triangle...

## The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 5

David Phineas Adams, William Emerson, Samuel Cooper Thacher - 1808 - 708 pages
...confound our two articles. " In the Celtic" says he, " the article an signifies the and that." But as things, which are equal to the same, are equal to one another, it is easy to prove, since an means that, and //•.- means that, that an and the are in the English...

## Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London: From ..., Volume 9

Royal Society (Great Britain) - Meteorology - 1809 - 738 pages
...conclude the same tiling, tart are quite contrary to your conclusion, and depend on that common axiom, that those things which are equal to the same are equal to each other; which however holds only in homogeneous quantities, as here in comparing a virtual action...

## The Scots Magazine and Edinburgh Literary Miscellany, Volume 76

English literature - 1814 - 1032 pages
...contrary, they are such 35, considered separately, do not afford room for a single inference. — That things which are equal to the same, are equal to one another, and that the whole is greater than its part, considered in themselves, are mere barren truisms. The...

## Easy Introduction to Mathematics, Volume 2

Charles Butler - 1814 - 582 pages
...ACE, BC is equal to BA, by the \5th definition; therefore CA,.CB are each of them equal to AB ; but things which are equal to the same are equal to one another, by the 1st' axiom; wherefore CA and CB are equal to one another, being each equal to AB ; consequently...

## The Elements of Euclid: Viz. the First Six Books, Together with the Eleventh ...

Euclides - 1816 - 588 pages
...III. And that a circle may be described from any centre, at any distance from that centre. AXIOMS. I. THINGS which are equal to the same are equal to one another. II. . If equals be added to equals, the wholes are equal. III. If equals be taken from equals, the...

## An Introduction to the Use of the Globes ... 3. Ed. Corr. and Enl

John Greig - 1816 - 224 pages
...because they divide the globe into unequal parts, called segments, as o C b and A ob B D. 2. Axioms.* 1. Things which are equal to the same, are equal to one another. * Axiom, implies a plain, self-evident troth or proposition, which is no sooner proposed but understood....

## Elements of Geometry: Containing the First Six Books of Euclid: With a ...

John Playfair - 1819 - 354 pages
...But it has been proved that CA is equal to AB ; therefore CA, CB are each of them equal to AB ; now things which are equal to the same are equal to one another .I. Axiom) ; therefore CA is equal to CB ; wherefore CA, AB, B are equal to one another ; and the triangle...