## A school Euclid, being books i. & ii. of Euclid's Elements, with notes by C. Mansford |

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Page 90 - If a straight line be divided into any two parts, the squares of the whole line, and of one of the parts, are equal to twice the rectangle contained by the whole and that part, together with the square of the other part.

Page 28 - If two triangles have two sides of the one equal to two sides of the...

Page 41 - Any two sides of a triangle are together greater than the third side.

Page 57 - IF a side of any triangle be produced, the exterior angle is equal to the two interior and opposite angles; and the three interior angles of every triangle are equal to two right angles.

Page 72 - To describe a parallelogram equal to a given rectilineal figure, and having an angle equal to a given rectilineal angle. Let ABCD be the given rectilineal figure, and E the given rectilineal angle. It is required to describe a parallelogram equal to ABCD, and having an angle equal to E.

Page 75 - In any right-angled triangle, the square which is described upon the side subtending the right angle, is equal to the squares described upon the sides which contain the right angle.

Page 89 - If a straight line be bisected, and produced to any point ; the rectangle contained by the whole line thus produced, and the part of it produced...

Page 55 - IF a straight line fall upon two parallel straight lines, it makes the alternate angles equal to one another; and the exterior angle equal to the interior and opposite upon the same side; and likewise the two interior angles upon the same side together equal to two right angles...

Page 28 - A two triangles, having the two sides AB, AC, equal to the two sides \ DE, DF, each to each, viz: AB to DE, and AC to DF; and also the base BC equal to the base EF.

Page 69 - To a given straight line to apply a parallelogram, which shall be equal to a given triangle, and have one of its angles equal to a given rectilineal angle.