| Henry Fergus, Charles Henry Alden - 1838 - 252 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... | |
| François de Salignac de La Mothe- Fénelon - 1841 - 299 páginas
...evening star was the same : he was the first also to demonstrate that in every rightangled triangle, **the square of the hypothenuse is equal to the squares of the** other two sides. It is said that Pythagoras was so transported with the discovery of this famous theorem,... | |
| 1843
...applying to the text of the Bible. His faith, like that of the Protestant, is more or less firm according **to the strength of his rational conviction. Like the...mathematical student believes that the square of the** hypotenuse is equal to the squares of the sides enclosing the right angle, because he has read Euclid's... | |
| Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1843
...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... | |
| Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1843
...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... | |
| Robert Potts - 1845
...the two following ; the sides of similar triangles are proportionals ; and in right-angled triangles **the square of the hypothenuse is equal to the squares of the** two sides. And I am not afraid to suppose several unknown quantities, that I may reduce the proposed... | |
| Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1846 - 758 páginas
...opinions, that there must necessarily be hostile mathematical sects, some affirming and some denying **inguished it — unflinching and nnspari ng devotion , boldness of speec** But we do not think either the one analogy or the other of the smallest value. Our way of ascertaining... | |
| 1840
...the power of at once enabling Zerah Colburn to perform his mental calculations, Pythagoras to prove **that the square of the hypothenuse is equal to the squares of the** other two sides of a right-angled triangle, and Laplace to write " La Mdcanique Celeste." Observation... | |
| George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1847 - 827 páginas
...of the schools is of the canine tpeciei. and not very intelligible. ' The discovery of Pythagoras, ** My brotherhood 's** other two sides of a right-angled triangle. • On a saint's day, the studentl wear surplices In chapel.... | |
| Samuel Moshaim Schmucker - 1848 - 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... | |
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