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

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C opposite to the side AB will be

. Draw the circumference of a circle through the three points A , C , B. Since the

chord AB is

C opposite to the side AB will be

**greater**than the angle B opposite to the side AC. Draw the circumference of a circle through the three points A , C , B. Since the

chord AB is

**greater**than the chord AC , it is manifest that the arc ADB is**greater**...Page 280

Hence the side CB of the

CA of the smaller triangle opposite to the ... in extreme and mcan ratio ; that is , to

divide it in such a manner that the whole line sliall be to the

Hence the side CB of the

**greater**triangle opposite to the angle CAB is to the sideCA of the smaller triangle opposite to the ... in extreme and mcan ratio ; that is , to

divide it in such a manner that the whole line sliall be to the

**greater**part as the ...Page 367

These parts resist the respective efforts as follows : the small arch with the force

represented by iK , and the

gS is

These parts resist the respective efforts as follows : the small arch with the force

represented by iK , and the

**greater**one with the force represented by gs . But asgS is

**greater**than LS , transfer LS from g to s to obtain the difference / s , which ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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