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Alsina, Claudi
Icons of mathematics : an exploration of twenty key images / Claudi Alsina, Roger B. Nelsen
[Washington, D.C.] : Mathematical Association of America, c2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  QA41 .A47 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Geometry -- Famous problems
Geometrical constructions
Generation of geometric forms
Proof theory
Mathematical notation
Geometrical drawing
Geometry, Plane
Visualization
Physical Description xvii, 327 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-319) and index
Contents The bride's chair -- Zhou Bi Suan Jing -- Garfield's trapezoid -- The semicircle -- Similar figures -- Cevians -- The right triangle -- Napoleon's triangles -- Arcs and angles -- Polygons with circles -- Two circles -- Venn diagrams -- Overlapping figures -- Yin and yang -- Polygonal lines -- Star polygons -- Self-similar figures -- Tatami -- The rectangular hyperbola -- Tiling -- Solutions to the challenges
Series Dolciani mathematical expositions ; no. 45
Alternate Author Nelsen, Roger B

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