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**Famous Problems of Geometry and How to Solve Them by Benjamin Bold**

Title |
Famous Problems of Geometry and How to Solve Them |

Author |
Benjamin Bold |

Publisher |
Courier Corporation |

Release |
2012-05-11 |

Category |
Science |

Total Pages |
144 |

ISBN |
0486137635 |

Language |
English, Spanish, and French |

**Book Summary:**

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.

**CRC Concise Encyclopedia of Mathematics by Eric W. Weisstein**

Title |
CRC Concise Encyclopedia of Mathematics |

Author |
Eric W. Weisstein |

Publisher |
CRC Press |

Release |
2002-12-12 |

Category |
Mathematics |

Total Pages |
3252 |

ISBN |
1420035223 |

Language |
English, Spanish, and French |

**Book Summary:**

Upon publication, the first edition of the CRC Concise Encyclopedia of Mathematics received overwhelming accolades for its unparalleled scope, readability, and utility. It soon took its place among the top selling books in the history of Chapman & Hall/CRC, and its popularity continues unabated. Yet also unabated has been the d

**From Geometry to Topology by Graham Flegg**

Title |
From Geometry to Topology |

Author |
Graham Flegg |

Publisher |
Courier Corporation |

Release |
2001-01-01 |

Category |
Mathematics |

Total Pages |
186 |

ISBN |
9780486419619 |

Language |
English, Spanish, and French |

**Book Summary:**

Introductory text for first-year math students uses intuitive approach, bridges the gap from familiar concepts of geometry to topology. Exercises and Problems. Includes 101 black-and-white illustrations. 1974 edition.

**Ruler and the Round by Nicholas D. Kazarinoff**

Title |
Ruler and the Round |

Author |
Nicholas D. Kazarinoff |

Publisher |
Courier Corporation |

Release |
2003-01-01 |

Category |
Mathematics |

Total Pages |
138 |

ISBN |
9780486425153 |

Language |
English, Spanish, and French |

**Book Summary:**

An intriguing look at the "impossible" geometric constructions (those that defy completion with just a ruler and a compass), this book covers angle trisection and circle division. 1970 edition.

**Lectures on Classical Differential Geometry by Dirk J. Struik**

Title |
Lectures on Classical Differential Geometry |

Author |
Dirk J. Struik |

Publisher |
Courier Corporation |

Release |
2012-04-26 |

Category |
Mathematics |

Total Pages |
240 |

ISBN |
0486138186 |

Language |
English, Spanish, and French |

**Book Summary:**

Excellent brief introduction presents fundamental theory of curves and surfaces and applies them to a number of examples. Topics include curves, theory of surfaces, fundamental equations, envelopes, more. Many problems and solutions. Bibliography.

**Lectures on Classical Differential Geometry by Dirk Jan Struik**

Title |
Lectures on Classical Differential Geometry |

Author |
Dirk Jan Struik |

Publisher |
Courier Corporation |

Release |
1961-01-01 |

Category |
Mathematics |

Total Pages |
232 |

ISBN |
9780486656090 |

Language |
English, Spanish, and French |

**Book Summary:**

Elementary, yet authoritative and scholarly, this book offers an excellent brief introduction to the classical theory of differential geometry. It is aimed at advanced undergraduate and graduate students who will find it not only highly readable but replete with illustrations carefully selected to help stimulate the student's visual understanding of geometry. The text features an abundance of problems, most of which are simple enough for class use, and often convey an interesting geometrical fact. A selection of more difficult problems has been included to challenge the ambitious student. Written by a noted mathematician and historian of mathematics, this volume presents the fundamental conceptions of the theory of curves and surfaces and applies them to a number of examples. Dr. Struik has enhanced the treatment with copious historical, biographical, and bibliographical references that place the theory in context and encourage the student to consult original sources and discover additional important ideas there. For this second edition, Professor Struik made some corrections and added an appendix with a sketch of the application of Cartan's method of Pfaffians to curve and surface theory. The result was to further increase the merit of this stimulating, thought-provoking text — ideal for classroom use, but also perfectly suited for self-study. In this attractive, inexpensive paperback edition, it belongs in the library of any mathematician or student of mathematics interested in differential geometry.

**Elements of Real Analysis by David A. Sprecher**

Title |
Elements of Real Analysis |

Author |
David A. Sprecher |

Publisher |
Courier Corporation |

Release |
1987-01-01 |

Category |
Mathematics |

Total Pages |
343 |

ISBN |
9780486653853 |

Language |
English, Spanish, and French |

**Book Summary:**

Classic text explores intermediate steps between basics of calculus and ultimate stage of mathematics -- abstraction and generalization. Covers fundamental concepts, real number system, point sets, functions of a real variable, Fourier series, more. Over 500 exercises.

**Lectures on Partial Differential Equations by Ivan Georgievich Petrovski?**

Title |
Lectures on Partial Differential Equations |

Author |
Ivan Georgievich Petrovski? |

Publisher |
Courier Corporation |

Release |
1991-01-01 |

Category |
Mathematics |

Total Pages |
245 |

ISBN |
9780486669021 |

Language |
English, Spanish, and French |

**Book Summary:**

Graduate-level exposition by noted Russian mathematician offers rigorous, readable coverage of classification of equations, hyperbolic equations, elliptic equations, and parabolic equations. Translated from the Russian by A. Shenitzer.

**A Long Way from Euclid by Constance Reid**

Title |
A Long Way from Euclid |

Author |
Constance Reid |

Publisher |
Courier Corporation |

Release |
2004-01-01 |

Category |
Mathematics |

Total Pages |
306 |

ISBN |
9780486436135 |

Language |
English, Spanish, and French |

**Book Summary:**

This lively guide by a prominent historian focuses on the role of Euclid's Elements in mathematical developments of the last 2,000 years. No mathematical background beyond elementary algebra and plane geometry is necessary to appreciate the clear and simple explanations, which are augmented by more than 80 drawings. 1963 edition.

**Geometric Constructions by George E. Martin**

Title |
Geometric Constructions |

Author |
George E. Martin |

Publisher |
Springer Science & Business Media |

Release |
2012-12-06 |

Category |
Mathematics |

Total Pages |
206 |

ISBN |
1461206294 |

Language |
English, Spanish, and French |

**Book Summary:**

Geometric constructions have been a popular part of mathematics throughout history. The first chapter here is informal and starts from scratch, introducing all the geometric constructions from high school that have been forgotten or were never learned. The second chapter formalises Plato's game, and examines problems from antiquity such as the impossibility of trisecting an arbitrary angle. After that, variations on Plato's theme are explored: using only a ruler, a compass, toothpicks, a ruler and dividers, a marked rule, or a tomahawk, ending in a chapter on geometric constructions by paperfolding. The author writes in a charming style and nicely intersperses history and philosophy within the mathematics, teaching a little geometry and a little algebra along the way. This is as much an algebra book as it is a geometry book, yet since all the algebra and geometry needed is developed within the text, very little mathematical background is required. This text has been class tested for several semesters with a master's level class for secondary teachers.