Geometry Handbook

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The bulk of this text consists of some 3,000 cross-referenced definitions for concepts used in mathematical geometry. Also included are brief biographies of 300 individuals important to the development of geometry and a chronology of geometric milestones. Finally, there are charts and tables presenting information on important theorems and axioms, as well as illustrations of compass and straightedge constructions. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Overview

The bulk of this text consists of some 3,000 cross-referenced definitions for concepts used in mathematical geometry. Also included are brief biographies of 300 individuals important to the development of geometry and a chronology of geometric milestones. Finally, there are charts and tables presenting information on important theorems and axioms, as well as illustrations of compass and straightedge constructions. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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A nifty source that can truly be used for quick fact checking. It includes a glossary of terms in geometry, a chronology, and short biographies-three or four sentences-of famous mathematicians. Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780816073894
  • Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/1/2009
  • Series: Science Handbks.
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 352
  • Age range: 11 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.60 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.10 (d)

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