Introduction to Projective Geometry (Dover Books on by C. R. Wylie

By C. R. Wylie

This lucid introductory textual content deals either an analytic and an axiomatic method of airplane projective geometry. The analytic remedy builds and expands upon scholars' familiarity with simple airplane analytic geometry and gives a well-motivated method of projective geometry. next chapters discover Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometry as specializations of the projective airplane, revealing the life of an enormous variety of geometries, each one Euclidean in nature yet characterised via a unique set of distance- and angle-measurement formulation. remarkable pedagogical positive aspects contain worked-through examples, introductions and summaries for every subject, and various theorems, proofs, and routines that make stronger each one chapter's precepts. worthy indexes finish the textual content, in addition to solutions to all odd-numbered routines. as well as its price to undergraduate scholars of arithmetic, desktop technology, and secondary arithmetic schooling, this quantity offers a very good reference for desktop technological know-how professionals.

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