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Deductive Geometry

E. A. Maxwell

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Dover Publications Inc.
14 January 2016
Mathematics & Sciences; Geometry
This concise review examines the geometry of the straight line, circle, plane, and sphere as well as their associated configurations, including the triangle and the cylinder. Aimed at university undergraduates, the treatment is also useful for advanced students at the secondary level.

The straightforward approach begins with a recapitulation of previous work on the subject, proceeding to explorations of advanced plane geometry, solid geometry with some reference to the geometry of the sphere, and a chapter on the nature of space, including considerations of such properties as congruence, similarity, and symmetry. The text concludes with a brief account of the elementary transformations of projection and inversion. Numerous examples appear throughout the book.
By:   E. A. Maxwell
Imprint:   Dover Publications Inc.
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 203mm,  Width: 127mm,  Spine: 10mm
Weight:   204g
ISBN:   9780486802831
ISBN 10:   0486802833
Series:   Dover Books on Mathematics
Pages:   176
Publication Date:   14 January 2016
Audience:   College/higher education ,  A / AS level
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Unspecified

Scottish mathematician Edward Arnold Maxwell (1907-87) was a Fellow of Queen's College, Cambridge, and the author of several university-level math texts.

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