Famous Problems in Geometry and How to Solve Them

Famous Problems in Geometry and How to Solve Them

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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 civilization s great mathematicians and witness the invention of modern mathemat"show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 137.16 x 213.36 x 7.62mm | 90.72g
  • Dover Publications Inc.
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0486242978
  • 9780486242972
  • 103,467

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 Problemsshow more