Geometry: From Ancient to Modern
by Wong Yan Loi
Publisher: National University of Singapore 1999
Number of pages: 52
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; ruler and compass constructions; constructible quantities; incidence geometries; metric geometries; angle measure; the sas axiom; parallel lines; etc.
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