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Geometry : understanding shapes and sizes / Mike Goldsmith ; series editor, Tom Jackson.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781627951388
  • ISBN: 1627951385
  • Physical Description: 184 pages : colour illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Shelter Harbor Press, 2019.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
The roots of geometry -- Circles and spheres -- Spirals -- The mathematics of beauty -- The shapes of perfection -- Secrets of the cone -- Euclid's revolution -- Eratosthenes measures the earth -- Archimedes applies geometry -- Triangles and geometry -- Three impossible geometric puzzles -- Tiling and tessellations -- Perspective -- Flat maps of a round world -- Filling space -- Geometry + algebra -- The geometry of architecture -- Prince Rupert's challenge -- Higher dimensions -- Topology -- Fitting circles into triangles -- Non-Euclidean geometry -- Crystals -- The four-color problem -- The roundness of rollers -- Knots -- The Poincaré conjecture -- The geometry of space and time -- Fractals -- Unknown geometry.
Summary, etc.:
Written to engage and enthuse young minds, the third volume in our series, Inside Mathematics: Geometry, introduces readers to the amazing people who figured out how shapes work and how they can be used to build spaces and study places we cannot go, like the beginning of the Universe.
Subject: Geometry > Juvenile literature.
Mathematics > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Juvenile works.
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