The Greedy Triangle

19 January 2020 | By Marilyn Burns | Filed in: geometry.

In this lively introduction to shapes and polygons, a bored triangle is turned into a quadrilateral after a visit to the shapeshifter Delighted with his new career opportunities as a TV screen and a picture frame he decides the angles the better, until an accident teaches him a lesson.

Sir Cumference and the First Round Table: A Math Adventure

19 January 2020 | By Cindy Neuschwander | Filed in: geometry.

Join Sir Cumference, Lady Di of Ameter, and their son Radius for wordplay, puns, and problem solving in this geometry packed math adventure King Arthur was a good ruler, but now he needs a good ruler What would you do if the neighboring kingdom were threatening war Naturally, you d call your

Euclid's Elements

19 January 2020 | By Euclid | Filed in: geometry.

Green Lion Press has prepared a new one volume edition of T.L Heath s translation of the thirteen books of Euclid s Elements In keeping with Green Lion s design commitment, diagrams have been placed on every spread for convenient reference while working through the proofs running heads on every

Geometry and the Imagination

19 January 2020 | By David Hilbert | Filed in: geometry.

Suitable for beginners and experienced mathematicians, this book begins with examples of the simplest curves and surfaces, including thread constructions of certain quadrics and other surfaces It offers a discussion of linkages and the geometry of configurations of points and rods that are

Euclid's Window: The Story of Geometry from Parallel Lines to Hyperspace

19 January 2020 | By Leonard Mlodinow | Filed in: geometry.

Through Euclid s Window Leonard Mlodinow brilliantly and delightfully leads us on a journey through five revolutions in geometry, from the Greek concept of parallel lines to the latest notions of hyperspace Here is an altogether new, refreshing, alternative history of math revealing how simple

The Geometry of Physics: An Introduction

19 January 2020 | By Theodore Frankel | Filed in: geometry.

Theodore Frankel explains those parts of exterior differential forms, differential geometry, algebraic and differential topology, Lie groups, vector bundles and Chern forms essential to a better understanding of classical and modern physics and engineering Key highlights of his new edition are the

Mummy Math: An Adventure in Geometry

19 January 2020 | By Cindy Neuschwander | Filed in: geometry.

Matt, Bibi, and their dog Riley crawled through the tiny opening first FWUMP A secret door suddenly closed behind them .Matt and Bibi use math to escape from a pharaoh s tomb When the Zills family is summoned to Egypt to help find the hidden burial site of an ancient pharaoh, Matt and Bibi are

String, Straightedge, and Shadow: The Story of Geometry

19 January 2020 | By Julia E. Diggins | Filed in: geometry.

String, Straightedge, and Shadow The Story of Geometry is a beautifully illustrated book that is a must read for students learning geometry or for parents helping them through their first geometry course Julia Diggins masterfully recreates the atmosphere of ancient times, when men, using three

Introduction to Geometry

19 January 2020 | By H.S.M. Coxeter | Filed in: geometry.

This classic work is now available in an unabridged paperback edition The Second Edition retains all the characterisitcs that made the first edition so popular brilliant exposition, the flexibility permitted by relatively self contained chapters, and broad coverage ranging from topics in the

The Golden Ratio: The Story of Phi, the World's Most Astonishing Number

19 January 2020 | By Mario Livio | Filed in: geometry.

Throughout history, thinkers from mathematicians to theologians have pondered the mysterious relationship between numbers and the nature of reality In this fascinating book, Mario Livio tells the tale of a number at the heart of that mystery phi, or 1.6180339887This curious mathematical

Shapes, Shapes, Shapes

19 January 2020 | By Tana Hoban | Filed in: geometry.

Whenever you are inside or outside there are shapes to discover And with Tana Hoban s help you will begin to see them Look around How many circles, squares, stars, triangles, hearts, and rectangles can you see They are everywhere

Riemannian Manifolds: An Introduction to Curvature

19 January 2020 | By John M. Lee | Filed in: geometry.

This text is designed for a one quarter or one semester graduate course on Riemannian geometry It focuses on developing an intimate acquaintance with the geometric meaning of curvature and thereby introduces and demonstrates all the main technical tools needed for a advanced study of

Algebraic Geometry

19 January 2020 | By Robin Hartshorne | Filed in: geometry.

Robin Hartshorne studied algebraic geometry with Oscar Zariski and David Mumford at Harvard, and with J P Serre and A Grothendieck in Paris After receiving his Ph.D from Princeton in 1963, Hartshorne became a Junior Fellow at Harvard, then taught there for several years In 1972 he moved to

Grandfather Tang's Story

19 January 2020 | By Ann Tompert | Filed in: geometry.

Illus in full color Drawing on a Chinese form of storytelling with sevenshapes cut from a square of paper, Tompert recounts the tale of two foxfairies Parker s pen and watercolor art adds drama, while the tangram insetswill motivate children to try their own versions Ingenious Bulletin,

Have You Seen My Monster?

19 January 2020 | By Steve Light | Filed in: geometry.

In a follow up to Steve Light s highly praised Have You Seen My Dragon , the county fair is filled with shapes and somewhere among them a monster is waiting to be found A little girl gallivants through a county fair, searching for her furry friend Readers will surely spot the friendly monster as


19 January 2020 | By Amy Krouse Rosenthal | Filed in: geometry.

The bestselling creators of EXCLAMATION MARK introduce a triangle, circle, square, and rectangle who celebrate the gift of friendship.Friends shape who we are They make us laugh They fill us with fun They stand by us during life s up and downs And even when we disagree with our friends, if

Beautiful Geometry

19 January 2020 | By Eli Maor | Filed in: geometry.

If you ve ever thought that mathematics and art don t mix, this stunning visual history of geometry will change your mind As much a work of art as a book about mathematics, Beautiful Geometry presents than sixty exquisite color plates illustrating a wide range of geometric patterns and

CK-12 Basic Geometry Volume 1 Of 2

19 January 2020 | By CK-12 Foundation | Filed in: geometry.

CK 12 s Basic Geometry FlexBook, Volumes 1 through 2, is designed to present students with geometric principles in a graphics oriented course Volume 1 includes 6 chapters Basics of Geometry, Reasoning and Proof, Parallel and Perpendicular Lines, Triangles and Congruence, Relationships with

Perimeter, Area, and Volume: A Monster Book of Dimensions

19 January 2020 | By David A. Adler | Filed in: geometry.

Readers are invited to the premiere of a 3 D movie The star studded cast of monsters will help them calculate the perimeter of the set, the area of the movie screen, and the volume of their popcorn box Learning about dimensions has never been so entertaining.