| William Morris Colles, Henry Cresswell - 1911 - 350 Seiten
...to say last. ' Let it be granted,' says a great writer (though not one distinguished in fiction) ' **that a straight line may be drawn from any one point to any other point** ' ; only you must have the other point to begin with, or you can't draw the line." When the beginning... | |
| Clara Avis Hart, Daniel D. Feldman, Virgil Snyder - 1912 - 188 Seiten
...moved from one position to another without change of size or shape. 15. Straight line postulate I. **A straight line may be drawn from any one point to any other.** 16. Straight line postulate II. A line segment may be prolonged indefinitely at either end. 17. Revolution... | |
| 1918
...a self-evident problem. Euclid has constructed his elements on the three following postulates : 1. **Let it be granted that a straight line may be drawn from any one point to any other point.** 2. That a terminated straight line may be produced to any length in a straight line. 3. That a circle... | |
| Thomas Edward Finegan - 1922
...a self-evident problem. Euclid has constructed his elements on the three following postulates : 1. **Let it be granted that a straight line may be drawn from any one point to any other point.** 2. That a terminated straight line may be produced to any length in a straight line. 3. That a circle... | |
| 1893
...in its deformity and danger. Euclid says, under the heading " Postulates" : "1. Let it be taken for **granted, that a straight line may be drawn from any one point to any other point.** "2. And that a finite straight line (a sect) may be produced in a straight line continually. "3. Also... | |
| 1893
...in its deformity and danger. Euclid says, under the heading " Postulates" : "l. Let it be taken for **granted, that a straight line may be drawn from any one point to any other point.** "2. And that a finite straight line (a sect) may be produced in a straight line continually. "3. Also... | |
| 1859
...his hand, before commencing his artistic and scientific achievements upon Jhe black-board, says : " **Let it be granted that a straight line may be drawn from any one point to any other point,"** I invariably answer, " Of course, — by all manner of means," — although you know, dear Don, that,... | |
| 1906
...elementfj> 2. Undemonstrated propositions. The postulates of Euclid are as follows. Let it be granted, 1. **That a straight line may be drawn from any one point to any other point.** 2. That a terminated straight line may be produced to any length in a straight line. 3. And that a... | |
| American Mathematical Society - 1896
...investigate and discover nearly all that lay within their originally unconsciously imposed boundaries. " **Let it be granted, that a straight line may be drawn from any one point to any other point,"** " let it be granted, that a circle may be described from any centre, at any distance from that centre,"... | |
| Trevor H. Levere, Trevor Harvey Levere - 2002 - 288 Seiten
...construction of nature, is taken from geometry. Euclid's second postulate in his Elements asks us to grant **"that a terminated straight line may be produced to any length in a straight** line."21 The indebtedness to geometry is not coincidental. Coleridge stressed it, as Schelling had... | |
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