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

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911. Prop . XXXV . To find the centre of a

required to find the centre be AGBF . Draw any chord AB ( fig . 267. ) ; bisect it ,

and from the point of division D raise a perpendicular FG : this line will pass

through the ...

911. Prop . XXXV . To find the centre of a

**circle**. Let the**circle**of which it isrequired to find the centre be AGBF . Draw any chord AB ( fig . 267. ) ; bisect it ,

and from the point of division D raise a perpendicular FG : this line will pass

through the ...

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and D will be the centre of the

equilateral triangle in a given

( fig . 378. ) ; from the point B as a centre , with the radius BC of the given

describe ...

and D will be the centre of the

**circle**. 1015. PROB . XIX . To inscribe anequilateral triangle in a given

**circle**. Through the centre C draw any diameter AB( fig . 378. ) ; from the point B as a centre , with the radius BC of the given

**circle**,describe ...

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PROBLEM VII . To find the diameter and circumference of any

the other . Rule 1. As 7 is to 22 , or as 1 is to 3 • 1416 , so is the diameter to the

circumference . Or as 22 is to 7 , so is the circumference to the diameter .

Example .

PROBLEM VII . To find the diameter and circumference of any

**circle**, either fromthe other . Rule 1. As 7 is to 22 , or as 1 is to 3 • 1416 , so is the diameter to the

circumference . Or as 22 is to 7 , so is the circumference to the diameter .

Example .

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