The Bones: A Handy Where-To-Find-It Pocket Reference Companion to Euclid's Elements

The Bones A Handy Where To Find It Pocket Reference Companion to Euclid s Elements A handy where to find it pocket reference companion to Euclid s Elements Provides all the propositions and diagrams without the detailed proofs Readers can use it to see the scope and structure of Ele

  • Title: The Bones: A Handy Where-To-Find-It Pocket Reference Companion to Euclid's Elements
  • Author: Euclid
  • ISBN: 9781888009217
  • Page: 377
  • Format: Paperback
  • A handy where to find it pocket reference companion to Euclid s Elements Provides all the propositions and diagrams without the detailed proofs Readers can use it to see the scope and structure of Elements, identify exactly what Euclid covers and what he doesn t, and to find the location of remembered propositions.

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    1. Euclid

      Euclid Ancient Greek Eukleid s Good Glory , ca 365 275 BC also known as Euclid of Alexandria, was a Greek mathematician, often referred to as the Father of Geometry He was active in Alexandria during the reign of Ptolemy I 323 283 BC His Stoicheia Elements is a 13 volume exploration all corners of mathematics, based on the works of, inter alia, Aristotle, Eudoxus of Cnidus, Plato, Pythagoras It is one of the most influential works in the history of mathematics, presenting the mathematical theorems and problems with great clarity, and showing their solutions concisely and logically Thus, it came to serve as the main textbook for teaching mathematics especially geometry from the time of its publication until the late 19th or early 20th century In the Elements, Euclid deduced the principles of what is now called Euclidean geometry from a small set of axioms Euclid also wrote works on perspective, conic sections, spherical geometry, number theory and rigor He is sometimes credited with one original theory, a method of exhaustion through which the area of a circle and volume of a sphere can be calculated, but he left a much greater mark as a teacher.

    621 thoughts on “The Bones: A Handy Where-To-Find-It Pocket Reference Companion to Euclid's Elements”

    1. This is one of those books that should be in every mathematical library, academic and personal It contains a distillation of Euclid s Elements all the common notions, definitions, postulates, and propositions All that is missing are the proofs As such, it is the best quick geometry reference in existence and has been placed on my reference shelf where it will remain until it is wore out and I need to purchase another copy I would argue that it is the most significant 200 pages of published mathe [...]



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