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About the Author
Roger B. Nelsen received his B.A. in mathematics from DePauw University in 1964 and his Ph.D. in mathematics from Duke University in 1969. Roger was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and Sigma Xi. His previous books include Proofs Without Words: Exercises in Visual Thinking, MAA 1993; An Introduction to Copulas, Springer, 1999 (2nd edition 2006); Proofs Without Words II: More Exercises in Visual Thinking, MAA, 2000; and Math Made Visual: Creating Images for Understanding Mathematics (with Claudi Alsina), MAA, 2006.
Table of ContentsPreface; Introduction; 1. Representing positive numbers as lengths of segments; 2. Representing positive numbers as areas or volumes; 3. Inequalities and the existence of triangles; 4. Using incircles and circumcircles; 5. Using reflections; 6. Using rotations; 7. Employing non-isometric transformations; 8. Employing graphs of functions; 9. Additions topics; Solutions to the challenges; Selected open challenges for visualizing inequalities; Symbols and notation; References; Index.