# Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry

A.S. Barnes & Company, 1867

### Contents

 DEFINITIONS and Remarks 9 Axioms 16 BOOK II 38 Problems relating to the First and Second Books 53 BOOK III 69 BOOK IV 82 Measurement of Areas and Proportions of Figures 109
 Of Planes and their Angles 116 Of Solids 163 Page 165 APPLICATIONS OF GEOMETRY 211 MENSURATION OF SOLIDS 239 MENSURATION OF THE ROUND BODIES 248

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Page 93 - If two triangles have two sides and the included angle of the one, equal to two sides and the included angle of the other, each to each, the two triangles will be equal in all their parts." Axiom 1. "Things which are equal to the same thing, are equal to each other.
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Page 97 - Two triangles of the same altitude are to each other as their bases ; and two triangles of the same base are to each other as their altitudes.
Page 138 - ... side of the triangle, CB, which remains fixed, is called the axis, or altitude of the cone, and the point C, the vertex of the cone21 If a cone be cut by a plane parallel to the base, the section will be a circle...
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Page 67 - After remarking that the mathematician positively knows that the sum of the three angles of a triangle is equal to two right angles...
Page 97 - The area of a triangle is equal to half the product of its base by its altitude.
Page 236 - From eight times the chord of half the arc, subtract the chord of the whole arc, and divide the remainder by 3, and the quotient will be the length of the arc, nearly.
Page 77 - The quantities which are compared together are called the terms of the proportion. The first and last terms are called the two extremes, and the second and third terms, the two means.