By David A. Singer
A desirable travel via components of geometry scholars are not likely to work out within the remainder of their stories whereas, whilst, anchoring their tours to the well-known parallel postulate of Euclid. the writer indicates how choices to Euclids 5th postulate bring about fascinating and diverse styles and symmetries, and, within the strategy of interpreting geometric gadgets, the writer accommodates the algebra of complicated and hypercomplex numbers, a few graph concept, and a few topology. attention-grabbing difficulties are scattered in the course of the textual content. however, the ebook in basic terms assumes a direction in Euclidean geometry at highschool point. whereas many options brought are complicated, the mathematical thoughts aren't. Singers energetic exposition and off-beat procedure will enormously charm either to scholars and mathematicians, and the contents of the ebook may be lined in a one-semester direction, might be as a sequel to a Euclidean geometry path.
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