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long way from Euclid

C. Reid

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Published
**1965**
by Routledge
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Written in English

**Edition Notes**

Statement | by C. Reid. |

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Open Library | OL19605478M |

Later, a young man, Euclid of Alexandria, entered that door and became a mathematician and philosopher, and wrote a geometry book, The Elements, which went on to be the most famous textbook of all Author: Ali Kayaspor. The Elements (Ancient Greek: Στοιχεῖα Stoicheia) is a mathematical treatise consisting of 13 books attributed to the ancient Greek mathematician Euclid in Alexandria, Ptolemaic Egypt c. BC. It is a collection of definitions, postulates, propositions (theorems and constructions), and mathematical proofs of the books cover plane and solid Euclidean geometry Language: Ancient Greek.

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About this document. EUCLID. Euclid is known to almost every high school student as the author of The Elements, the long studied text on geometry and number other book except the Bible has been so widely translated and circulated. From the time it was written it was regarded as an extraordinary work and was studied by all mathematicians, even the greatest . Euclid's elements is an amazing book. I was first introduced to it after I had mastered euclidean geometry. Reading it will help you with logical thought and deductive reasoning. It will teach you to think in a mathematical way. I was introduced.

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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Reid, Constance. Long way from Euclid. New York: T.Y. Crowell Co., © (OCoLC) Plato's statement that "God eternally geometrizes" is the theme of Constance Reid's book A Long Way From Euclid.

Euclid is unquestionably our great model for logical thought. The powerful words of the Declaration of Independence, "We hold these Truths to.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: New York: T.Y. Crowell Co., Includes index. Description: ix, pages.

Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t6m09b28b Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi. A Long Way from Euclid Constance Reid. This lively guide by a prominent historian focuses on the role of Euclid's Elements in mathematical developments of the last 2, years.

No mathematical background beyond elementary algebra and plane geometry is necessary to appreciate the clear and simple explanations, which are augmented by more than Euclid (/ ˈ juː k l ɪ d /; Ancient Greek: Εὐκλείδης – Eukleídēs, pronounced [ː.dɛːs]; fl.

BC), sometimes called Euclid of Alexandria to distinguish him from Euclid of Megara, was a Greek mathematician, often referred to as the "founder of geometry" or the "father of geometry". He was active in Alexandria during the reign of Ptolemy I (– BC).Known for: Euclidean geometry, Euclid's.

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Mathematics has come a long way indeed in the last 2, years, and this guide to modern mathematics traces the fascinating path from Euclid's Elements to contemporary concepts. No background beyond elementary algebra and plane geometry is necessary to understand and appreciate author Constance Reid's simple, direct explanations of the arithmetic of the infinite, Brand: Dover Publications.

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That agrees with Euclid’s definition of them in 9 and Also in Book III, parts of circumferences of circles, that is, arcs, appear as magnitudes. Only arcs of equal circles can be compared or added, so arcs of equal circles comprise a kind of magnitude, while arcs of unequal circles are magnitudes of different kinds.

Some of Euclid’s proofs of the remaining propositions rely on these propositions, but alternate proofs that don’t depend on an axiom of comparison can be given for them. Propositions 1, 2, 7, 11, and 13 are proved without invoking other propositions. There are moderately long chains of deductions, but not so long as those in Book I.

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Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials. Fair (FR): Obviously well-worn, but no text pages missing. May be without endpapers or title page. Euclid's Book on Divisions of Figures (Peri Diaipeseon Biblion): With a Restoration Based on Woepcke's Text and on the Practica Geometriae of Leonardo Pisano.

Euclid $ - $ A Text-Book of Euclid's Elements for the Use of Schools, Part 2. Euclid $ - $. Buy A Long Way from Euclid (Dover Books on Mathematics) Dover Ed by Reid, Constance (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3).How long did it take Euclid to write his book the It takes as long as it takes.

There is no way for any of us to estimate how fast you can write, how much time you have each day, and how long.Oliver Byrne's edition of the first 6 books of Euclid's Elements used as little text as possible and replaced labels by colors. A recent edition from Dover.

This long history of one book reflects the immense importance of geometry in science. We now often think of physics as the science that leads the way.