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  1. Ruler and Compass: Practical Geometric Constructions (Wooden Books)
    Ruler and Compass: Practical Geometric Constructions (Wooden Books)
    Ruler and Compass: Practical Geometric Constructions (Wooden Books)
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  2. Ruler and Compass: Practical Geometric Constructions (Wooden Books)

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Since the earliest times mankind has employed the simple geometric forms of straight line and circle. Originally marked out by eye and later using a stretched cord, in time these came to be made with the simple tools of ruler and compass. This small book introduces the origins and basic principles of geometric constructions using ruler and compass, before going on to cover dozens of geometric constructions, from the practical fundamentals to the more demanding.

- Constructions for more than thirty regular polygons

- Introduces geometric construction using compasses alone and using rulers alone

- Explains why trisecting an angle is impossible using classical rules and how to trisect an angle anyway

- Highlights the relationship of geometric construction with many fundamental developments throughout the history of mathematics

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Specifications

Country
USA
Author
Andrew Sutton
Binding
Hardcover
Brand
Andrew Sutton
EAN
9780802717764
Edition
y First American edition
Feature
Ruler and Compass Practical Geometric Constructions
ISBN
0802717764
Label
Walker Books
Manufacturer
Walker Books
MPN
9780802717764
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
64
PartNumber
9780802717764
PublicationDate
2009-11-03
Publisher
Walker Books
ReleaseDate
2009-10-27
Studio
Walker Books
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