| Henry McMurtrie - 1851 - 272 pages
...POS'TULATE, Geom., Lat., postulare, to demand. Something assumed or taken for granted, as that a straight **line may be drawn from any one point to any other point.** POTAS'SIUM, Chem., Pot-ashes, so called from the pot or vessel in which they are made. A Metal obtained... | |
| Euclides - 1852 - 152 pages
...Fig. 5. Fiy. 5. has no pair of parallel sides.] 1 POSTULATES. L LET .it be granted that a straight **line may be drawn from any one point to any other point.** n. That a terminated straight line may be produced to any length in a straight line. III. And that... | |
| Euclides - 1852 - 48 pages
...opposite angles, is called the diagonal or diameter. POSTULATES. 1. Let it be granted that a right **line may be drawn from any one point to any other point.** 2. That a terminated right line may be produced to any length in a right line. 3. That a circle may... | |
| Royal Military Academy, Woolwich - Mathematics - 1853 - 400 pages
...being produced ever so far both ways, do not meet. POSTULATES. 1. Let it be granted that a straight **line may be drawn from any one point to any other point.** 2. That a terminated straight line may be produced to any length in a straight line. 3. And that a... | |
| Euclides - 1853 - 176 pages
...being produced ever so far both ways, do not meet. POSTULATES. L Let it be granted that a straight **line may be drawn from any one point to any other point.** II. That a terminated straight line may be produced to any length in a straight line. III. And that... | |
| Euclides - 1853 - 146 pages
...which, being produced ever so far both ways, do not meet. POSTULATES. Let it be granted that a straight **line may be drawn from any one point to any other point.** n. That a terminated straight line may be produced to any length in a straight line. in. And that a... | |
| William Somerville Orr - Science - 1854 - 532 pages
...opposite corners, or vertices, is called a diagonal. POSTULATES. Let it be granted that a straight **line may be drawn from any one point to any other point.** ii. That a terminated straight line may be prolonged to any length in a straight line. And that a circle... | |
| Euclides - 1855 - 262 pages
...space between the lines is always of the same breadth. POSTULATES. i Let it be granted, that a straight **line may be drawn from any one point to any other point.** When a straight line is drawn from one point to another point, the points are said to be joined. The... | |
| Robert Rawson - 1856 - 200 pages
...being produced ever so far both ways, do not meet. POSTULATES. r Let it be granted, that a straight **line may be drawn from any one point to any other point.** n. That a terminated straight line may be produced to any length in a straight line. And that a circle... | |
| Peter Nicholson - Cabinetwork - 1856 - 482 pages
...POSTULATE signifies something which may be assumed as granted. Hence it may be granted, 1st, That a right **line may be drawn from any one point to any other point** : 2dly, That a line may be produced, that is, continued or lengthened at pleasure : 3dly, That a circle... | |
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