Books Books 71 - 73 of 73 on From a given point to draw a straight line equal to a given straight line. Let A.... From a given point to draw a straight line equal to a given straight line. Let A be the given point, and BC the given straight line; it is required to draw from the point A a straight line equal to BC. Euclid's Elements of Geometry: Chiefly from the Text of Dr. Simson, with ... - Page 7
by Robert Potts - 1860 - 361 pages ## Books 3-9

...a straight line touching a given circle. Let A be the given point, and BCD the given circle ; thus it is required to draw from the point A a straight line touching the circle BCD. For let the centre E of the circle be taken ; [nI. i] let AE be joined, and... ## The Dream of the West, Pt II, Part 2

Brian Lasater - History - 2008 - 600 pages
...point to draw a straight line equal to a given straight line. Let A be the given point, and BC the given straight line: it is required to draw from the point A a straight line equal to BC. From the points A to B draw the straight line AB; and on it describe the equilateral ADAS, and produce the straight... 