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BILLIARDS.                        295
to hit it on a straight line. You must then en­deavour to do so by reflection. For that purpose conceive upon the side c d the perpendicular M o prolonged to m, so that o M may be equal to M m. Aim at the point m, and you will strike M, by reflection from c d.
Figure 2, continued.
To strike the ball M, after two reflections.From point M, conceive upon the side B c, the perpendicular M o extended to o M, so that M o may be equal to o M. From the point M,
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