## The Principles of the Solution of the Senate-house 'riders,' Exemplified by the Solution of Those Proposed in the Earlier Parts of the Examinations of the Years 1848-1851Macmillan & Company, 1851 - 116 pages |

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**Describe**an equilateral triangle upon a given finite straight line . ( Euc . I. 1. ) ( B ) . By a method similar to that used in this problem ,**describe**on a given finite straight line an isosceles tri- angle , the sides of which ... Page 5

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**Describe**a square which shall be equal to a given rectangle . ( II.14 . ) ( B ) . Given a square , and one side of a rectangle which is equal to the square ; find the other side . If , in ( A ) , AC ( fig . 6 ) be the given rectangle ... Page 8

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**describe**an equilateral triangle ABC . Bisect the angle BAC by the line AD . 1 < DAB = CAB . Then But CAB of 2 right angles ; ... DAB of 2 right angles ; ✩ .. DAG 1⁄2 of 2 right angles : whence But ZDAG 5 4 DAB . DAG in segment AFD ... Page 9

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**Describe**an isosceles triangle , having each of the angles at the base double of the third angle . ( IV . 10. ) ( B ) . Shew that the base of the triangle is equal to the side of a regular pentagon inscribed in the smaller circle of the ... Page 60

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**describe**in a vertical plane a circle cutting the horizontal line through B in C. AC will be the position required . For , by ( 4 ) , 1848 . velocity at C = velocity due to AB , √ ( 2g.AB ) , V. ( A ) . Prove that a body projected ...### Other editions - View all

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Page 4 - To divide a given straight line into two parts, so that the rectangle contained by the whole and one of the parts, shall be equal to the square of the other part.

Page 6 - The angle at the centre of a circle is double of the angle at the circumference upon the same base, that is, upon the same part of the circumference.

Page 11 - AB is a diameter, and P any point in the circumference of a circle; AP and BP are joined and produced if necessary ; if from any point C of AB, a perpendicular be drawn to AB meeting AP and .BP in points D and E respectively, and the circumference of the circle in a point F, shew that CD is a third proportional of CE and CF.

Page 9 - IF the angle of a triangle be divided into two equal angles, by a straight line which also cuts the base; the segments of the base shall have the same ratio which the other sides of the triangle have to one another...

Page 4 - 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.