| Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1850
...opinions that there must necessarily be hostile mathematical sects, some affirming, and some denying, **that the square of the hypothenuse is equal to the squares of the sides.** But we do not think either the one analogy or the other of the smallest value. Our way of ascertaining... | |
| 1851 - 572 páginas
...sensual gratification deserves for a moment to be compared with the joy of Pythagoras, on discovering **that the square of the hypothenuse is equal to the squares of the** other two sides of the right angled triangle; with the transport of Archimedes, when he sprung out... | |
| Vasiliĭ Mikhaĭlovich Golovnin - 1852
...demonstrate geometrical truths, I asked whether they were perfectly convinced that in a right-angled triangle **the square of the hypothenuse is equal to the squares of the** other two sides ? He answered in^he affirmative. I then asked how they were certain of this fact, and... | |
| Nicholas Patrick Wiseman - 1852
...demonstrate geometrical truths, I asked whether they were perfectly convinced that in a right-angled triangle **the square of the hypothenuse is equal to the squares of the** other two sides ? He answered in the affirmative. I then asked how they were certain of this fact,... | |
| Samuel Mosheim Smucker - 1853 - 480 páginas
...proposition that the sum of any two sides of a triangle is greater than the third side ; or the theorem, **the square of the hypothenuse is equal to the squares of the** other two sides ; and they would never differ in their conceptions of these two truths. But the more... | |
| Vasiliĭ Mikhaĭlovich Golovnin - 1853
...demonstrate geometrical truths, I asked whether they were perfectly convinced that in a right-angled triangle **the square of the hypothenuse is equal to the squares of the** other two sides ? He answered in the affirmative. I then asked how they were certain of this fact,... | |
| Sir William Francis Patrick Napier - 1857
...people mean fixed feelings or convictions : nothing can be fixed without proof. It is a fixed principle **that the square of the hypothenuse is equal to the squares of the** other two sides of a right angle triangle ; but to bet on a horse is not so, it is only a fixed feeling... | |
| Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1858 - 744 páginas
...opinions, that there must necessarily be hostile mathematical sects, some affirming and some denying **that the square of the hypothenuse is equal to the squares of the sides.** But we do not think either the one analogy or the other of the smallest value. Our way of ascertaining... | |
| Anthony Nesbit - 1859 - 450 páginas
...required side : the required side. When the angles are not required, the side may thus be found : — **The square of the hypothenuse is equal to the squares of the sides,** whence the square of one side is equal to the difference of the squares of the hypothenuse and of the... | |
| Daniel Denison Whedon - 1864 - 438 páginas
...in a share of his conclusion and diminish it down to certainty, any more than Euclid may demonstrate **that the square of the hypothenuse is equal to the squares of the** two opposing sides, and then graciously compound for the conclusion that it is equal to just a square... | |
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