Proposition: Prop. 8.25: If Ratio of Cube to Number is as between Two Cubes then Number is Cube
(Proposition 25 from Book 8 of Euclid's “Elements”)
If two numbers have to one another the ratio which a cube number (has) to a(nother) cube number, and the first is cube, then the second will also be cube.
* For let two numbers, $A$ and $B$, have to one another the ratio which the cube number $C$ (has) to the cube number $D$.
* And let $A$ be cube.
* So, I say that $B$ is also cube.
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- Fitzpatrick, Richard: Euclid's "Elements of Geometry"
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