Famous Problems of Elementary Geometry

Famous Problems of Elementary Geometry

Famous Problems of Elementary Geometry
by Felix Klein

Publisher: Ginn and Co. 1897
ISBN/ASIN: B0042YXGR4
Number of pages: 108

Description:
Professor Pelix Klein presented in this book a discussion of the three famous geometric problems of antiquity -- the duplication of the cube, the trisection of an angle, and the quadrature of the circle, as viewed in the light of modern research.

Home page url

Download or read it online here:
Download link
(multiple formats)

Similar books

Euclid's Elements of GeometryEuclid's Elements of Geometry
by J.L. Heiberg, R. Fitzpatrick
Euclid's Elements is the most famous mathematical work of classical antiquity, and also has the distinction of being the oldest continuously used mathematical textbook. The main subjects of the work are geometry, proportion, and number theory.
(3656 views)
Geometry: From Ancient to ModernGeometry: From Ancient to Modern
by Wong Yan Loi - National University of Singapore
Contents: Pythagoras' theorem; Pythagorean triples; commensurable and incommensurable quantities; Eudoxus' theory of proportion; method of exhaustion; continued fractions; the surface area of a sphere; the method; regular polyhedra; symmetries; etc.
(4217 views)
Compiled and Solved Problems in Geometry and TrigonometryCompiled and Solved Problems in Geometry and Trigonometry
by Florentin Smarandache - viXra.org
This book includes 255 problems of 2D and 3D Euclidean geometry plus trigonometry. The degree of difficulties of the problems is from easy and medium to hard. The solutions are at the end of each chapter. The book is especially a didactic material...
(1181 views)
The Elements of Solid GeometryThe Elements of Solid Geometry
by William C. Bartol - Leach, Shewell & Sanborn
The author gives a number of theorems for demonstration and many illustrative examples. A section on Mensuration is introduced with the design of calling special attention to all the important rules for finding volumes and surfaces of solids ...
(1474 views)