## An Elementary Treatise on Trilinear Co-ordinates: The Method of Reciprocal Polars, and the Theory Projections |

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We shall usually denote the angular points of the triangle of reference by the

letters A , B , C , the lengths of the

and the distances of any point from BC , .CA , AB respectively by the letters a , b ,

y .

We shall usually denote the angular points of the triangle of reference by the

letters A , B , C , the lengths of the

**sides**respectively**opposite**to them by a , b , c ,and the distances of any point from BC , .CA , AB respectively by the letters a , b ,

y .

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It hence may be proved that the three straight lines , drawn through the angular

points of a triangle to bisect the

straight lines will be represented by the equations or b = oy , cy = an , αα = bß ,

and ...

It hence may be proved that the three straight lines , drawn through the angular

points of a triangle to bisect the

**opposite sides**, intersect in a point . For thesestraight lines will be represented by the equations or b = oy , cy = an , αα = bß ,

and ...

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To find the equation of the straight line drawn through one of the angular points of

the triangle of reference , perpendicular to the

construction similar to that in the last proposition , it will be seen that we have

here an ...

To find the equation of the straight line drawn through one of the angular points of

the triangle of reference , perpendicular to the

**opposite side**. sar Making aconstruction similar to that in the last proposition , it will be seen that we have

here an ...

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It will however be observed , that if Q and B lie on the same side of AC , Q and C

will lie on

have therefore gle wn B + y = 0 as the equation of the line AQ , which externally ...

It will however be observed , that if Q and B lie on the same side of AC , Q and C

will lie on

**opposite sides**of AB , and vice versa . Hence , if QK = B , QL = -9 . siWehave therefore gle wn B + y = 0 as the equation of the line AQ , which externally ...

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... respectively intersect the

and that the points in which the external bisector of any one angle and the

internal bisectors of the other two angles , intersect the

... respectively intersect the

**sides opposite**to them , lie in the same straight line ;and that the points in which the external bisector of any one angle and the

internal bisectors of the other two angles , intersect the

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