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"Nothing comparable to it." -- Mathematics Teacher. This comprehensive three-part treatment begins with a consideration of the simplest geometric manifolds: line-segment, area, and volume as relative magnitudes; the Grassmann determinant principle for the plane and the Grassmann principle for space; classification of the elementary configurations of space according to their behavior under transformation of rectangular coordinates; and derivative manifolds. The second section, on geometric transformations, examines affine and projective transformations; higher point transformations; transformations with change of space element; and the theory of the imaginary. The text concludes with a systematic discussion of geometry and its foundations. 1939 edition. 141 figures.
  • ISBN13: 9780486434810
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Pubilcation Year: 2004
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 00214
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FormatPaperback
SeriesDover Books on Mathematics
Series Volume Number2
Publication DateJune 18, 2004

Elementary Mathematics from an Advanced Standpoint: Geometry

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