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Book VI Proposition 28 | |
Let AB be bisected at the point E, one of the sides of traingle ABC, and on EB let EBFG be described similar and similarly situated to D; [VI.18] let the parallelogram AG be completed. If, then AG is equal to C, that which was enjoined will have been done; for, there has been applied to the given straight line AB the parallelogram AG equal to the given rectilineal figure C and deficient by a parallelogramic figure GB which is similar to D. |
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