By Jay Kappraff
- Triangle and sq. Grids
- The Pythagorean Theorem
- Scan changing of a Line Segment
- Compass and Straightedge structures (Part 1: the area inside of a Triangle)
- Congruent Triangles
- Introduction to Trigonometry
- The artwork of Proof
- Voronoi Domains
- Parallel Lines
- Bracing a Framework
- Compass and Straightedge structures (Part 2: Doing Algebra with Geometry)
- Vectors and Geoboards
- Logarithmic Spirals
- The Golden and Silver Means
- Isometries and Mirrors
- Kaleidoscopes and Symmetry
- Groups and Kaleidoscope Symmetry
- Frieze Patterns
- An creation to Fractals
- Isometries and Matrices
Readership: Undergraduate scholars of any self-discipline drawn to bettering their visible knowing in geometry.
- Engages the scholar in hands-on actions utilizing compass, straightedge, and protractor. In conversing approximately components and vectors, geoboards are used. an immense fractal wallhanging is developed utilizing the iterative functionality approach. Compass and straightedge is used to create marvelous patterns
- There are many novel themes no longer coated in different books on geometry akin to logarithmic spirals, Voronoi domain names with program to development attractiveness, parallel traces with program to bracing a framework, fractals, kaleidocopes, an creation to workforce theory
- Projective geometry is brought at a optimistic point. the scholar is engaged in engaging in thirteen basic structures of projective geometry. via concentrating on projective geometry, the houses of Euclidean geometry develop into extra comprehensible — together with the character of infinity and the which means of parallel lines
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