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Book III Proposition 16 | |
For, if possible, let another straight line be so interposed, as FA, and let DG be drawn from the point D perpendicular to FA. Then, since the angle AGD is right, and the angle DAG is less than a right angle, AD is greater than DG. [I.19] But DH is equal to DA; therefore DH is greater than DG, |
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