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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 50

Elementary Geometry

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Elementary Geometry.

Plane Geometry.

Lecture I.Definitions: Lines, Angles, Triangles, Quadrilaterals, Polygons, Circles.
II.Construction of rectilineal figures from given sides. Bisection of lines and angles.
III.Angles and rectilineal figures.
IV.Parallels: The division of lines into parts; Proportionals.
V.The circle: inscribed and circumscribed figures.
VI.The circle: Arcs and Tangents.
VII.Rectilineal figures described about and inscribed in other rectilineal figures
VIII.Inscribed Semicircles.
IX.Scales: plane and diagonal, scale of chords, use of scales, geometrical pattern drawing.

Solid Geometry.

Lecture X.Definitions of Elementary solids: cube, prism, cylinder, cone, sphere; meaning of the terms Vertical and Horizontal planes, projectors, plans, elevations and sections.
XI.Given the projection of a solid in either plane, to find its projection in the other plane; vertical and horizontal sections.
XII.The circle and its projection applied to the cylinder, cone and sphere.