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Famous Problems of Geometry and How to Solve Them

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Publisher Comments:

Amateur puzzlists as well as students of mathematics and geometry will relish this rare opportunity to match wits with Archimedes, Euclid, Newton, Descartes, and other great mathematicians. Each chapter explores an  individual type of geometric challenge, with commentary and practice problems, and reveals a milestone in the development of mathematics. Solutions.

Synopsis:

Each chapter devoted to single type of problem, with commentary and practice problems. Amateur puzzlists and students of mathematics will enjoy this rare opportunity to match wits with civilization's great mathematicians.

Synopsis:

Delve into the development of modern mathematics and match wits with Euclid, Newton, Descartes, and others. Each chapter explores an  individual type of challenge, with commentary and practice problems. Solutions.

Synopsis:

Amateur puzzlists as well as students of mathematics and geometry will relish this rare opportunity to match wits with Archimedes, Euclid, Newton, Descartes, and other great mathematicians. Each chapter explores an  individual type of geometric challenge, with commentary and practice problems, and reveals a milestone in the development of mathematics. Solutions.

Synopsis:

Each chapter devoted to single type of problem with accompanying commentary and set of practice problems. Amateur puzzlists, students of mathematics and geometry will enjoy this rare opportunity to match wits with civilizations great mathematicians and witness the invention of modern mathematics.

Description:

Dover ed., Unabridged and slightly corr. republication. Includes bibliographical references.

Table of Contents

Foreword

I Achievement of the Ancient Greeks

II An Analytic Criterion for Constructibility

III Complex Numbers

IV The Delian Problem

V The Problem of Trisecting an Angle

VI The Problem of Squaring the Circle

VII The Problem of Constructing Regular Polygons

VIII Concluding Remarks

Suggestions for Further Reading

Solutions to the Problems

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486242972
Author:
Bold, Benjamin
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Bold
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
General science
Subject:
Mathematics
Subject:
Geometry - General
Subject:
Geometry
Subject:
Problems, famous
Subject:
Geometry -- Problems, Famous.
Subject:
General Science
Subject:
Famous problems
Subject:
Geometry - Famous problems
Subject:
Mathematics-Geometry and Trigonometry
Subject:
History
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Books on Mathematics
Series Volume:
8560
Publication Date:
19820331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.35 lb

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"Synopsis" by ,
Each chapter devoted to single type of problem, with commentary and practice problems. Amateur puzzlists and students of mathematics will enjoy this rare opportunity to match wits with civilization's great mathematicians.
"Synopsis" by ,
Delve into the development of modern mathematics and match wits with Euclid, Newton, Descartes, and others. Each chapter explores an  individual type of challenge, with commentary and practice problems. Solutions.
"Synopsis" by ,
Amateur puzzlists as well as students of mathematics and geometry will relish this rare opportunity to match wits with Archimedes, Euclid, Newton, Descartes, and other great mathematicians. Each chapter explores an  individual type of geometric challenge, with commentary and practice problems, and reveals a milestone in the development of mathematics. Solutions.
"Synopsis" by ,
Each chapter devoted to single type of problem with accompanying commentary and set of practice problems. Amateur puzzlists, students of mathematics and geometry will enjoy this rare opportunity to match wits with civilizations great mathematicians and witness the invention of modern mathematics.

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