By Saul Stahl
In addition to offering a historic standpoint on airplane geometry, this article covers non-Euclidean geometries, permitting scholars to domesticate an appreciation of axiomatic structures. extra subject matters comprise circles and standard polygons, projective geometry, symmetries, inversions, knots and hyperlinks, graphs, surfaces, and casual topology. This republication of a well-liked textual content is considerably less costly than previous variations and gives a brand new Preface by means of the author.
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Geometry from Euclid to Knots (Dover Books on Mathematics) by Saul Stahl