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Geometry and Billiards by Serge Tabachnikov

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Geometry and Billiards
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Number of pages: 186

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Mathematical billiards describe the motion of a mass point in a domain with elastic reflections from the boundary. Billiards is not a single mathematical theory, it is rather a mathematician’s playground where various methods and approaches are tested and honed.

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