By G.H. Hardy

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If C ∈ H1 , C and B lie in different half-planes, and [BC] and l intersect. In the other case [AC] and l intersect. For a line l, we define the closed half-planes Gli as Gli = Hli ∪ l, i = 1, 2. 9. Let l and n be intersecting lines meeting at P . These lines define four angles, namely P1 = Gl1 ∩ Gn1 , P2 = Gl2 ∩ Gn1 , P3 = Gl2 ∩ Gn2 , P4 = Gl1 ∩ Gn2 . See Fig. 8; P is the intersection point of l and n. The angles P1 and P2 , which together form a closed half-plane, are called supplementary angles.

1 The Reflection in a Line, Congruence The Euclidean plane V was introduced in the last chapter as a metric space with certain properties, which are stated in basic assumptions. In this chapter we discuss the structure of the isometries of V in more detail. An isometry of V is a surjective distance-preserving map from V to V ; see Sect. 3. It is automatically bijective. All concepts introduced in the last chapter in terms of metrics are invariant under isometries. 16. This means that the image of a line segment, respectively a line under an isometry, is a line segment of equal length, respectively a line.

Property 4 above is called the additivity of the angle measure: we say that ∠AP B is the sum of ∠AP Q and ∠QP B. This property is closely related to the additivity of the arc length. Since the circumference of a circle with radius 1 is equal to 2π and all right angles are congruent, the additivity of the arc length implies that the measure of a right angle is equal to π/2 rad. At this point one could object that the basic assumptions do not include the additivity of the arc length, and that the deduction we have just given has no solid basis.

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