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Book III Proposition 8 | |
And, since on MD, one of the sides of the triangle MLD, two straight lines MK, KD
were constructed meeting within the triangle, therefore MK, KD are less than ML, LD; [I.21] and MK is equal to ML; therefore the remainder DK is less than the remainder DL. Similarly we can prove that DL is also less than DH. |
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