| Euclid, Sir Thomas Little Heath, Johan Ludvig Heiberg - Mathematics, Greek - 1908
...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... | |
| 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... | |
| Euclid
...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 ; [in. i] let AE be joined, and... | |
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