## The Encyclopedia of Architecture, Historical, Theoretical, and Practical |

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be between the same parallels BL , AM , the surface of the parallelogram ABCD

contains the surface of the parallelogram FGLM as many times exactly as the

of ...

be between the same parallels BL , AM , the surface of the parallelogram ABCD

contains the surface of the parallelogram FGLM as many times exactly as the

**base**AD contains the**base**FM . Suppose , for example , that the**base**AD is tripleof ...

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In a pyramid , a section parallel to the

cd be parallel to the

In a pyramid , a section parallel to the

**base**is similar to the**base**. Let the sectioncd be parallel to the

**base**CD ( fig . 348. ) ; this section is a figure similar to the**base**. Draw AB perpendicular to the**base**CD ; draw also BC , bc , BE , be .Page 288

have the same

cube C ; this pyramid is equal to a third part of the product of its height and

Conceive right lines drawn from the centre of the cube to its eight angles A , B ...

have the same

**base**AD , and let the vertex of the pyramid be at the centre of thecube C ; this pyramid is equal to a third part of the product of its height and

**base**.Conceive right lines drawn from the centre of the cube to its eight angles A , B ...

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