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

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be the given line upon which it is required to describe a

sides shall be equal . From the point A , with the radius AB , describe the

cirçumference BCD , and from the point B , with the radius BA , describe the

circumference ...

be the given line upon which it is required to describe a

**triangle**whose threesides shall be equal . From the point A , with the radius AB , describe the

cirçumference BCD , and from the point B , with the radius BA , describe the

circumference ...

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Because the square or parallelogram MLAB and the

the same parallels LC , MB , and have the same base MB , the

Prop . 29. ) equal to hali the square ALMB . Again , because the rectangle or ...

Because the square or parallelogram MLAB and the

**triangle**MCB are betweenthe same parallels LC , MB , and have the same base MB , the

**triangle**MCB is (Prop . 29. ) equal to hali the square ALMB . Again , because the rectangle or ...

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be between the same parallels LF , AG , the surface of the

the surface of the

between the same parallels and having equal bases , the

be between the same parallels LF , AG , the surface of the

**triangle**ABC containsthe surface of the

**triangle**DFG as many times ... The**triangles**ABN , DFG beingbetween the same parallels and having equal bases , the

**triangle**ABN is ( Prop .### What people are saying - Write a review

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