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By Daniel Pedoe

This revised version of a mathematical vintage initially released in 1957 will carry to a brand new iteration of scholars the joy of investigating that least difficult of mathematical figures, the circle. the writer has supplemented this re-creation with a unique bankruptcy designed to introduce readers to the vocabulary of circle strategies with which the readers of 2 generations in the past have been accepted. Readers of Circles want purely be armed with paper, pencil, compass, and directly aspect to discover nice excitement in following the structures and theorems. those that imagine that geometry utilizing Euclidean instruments died out with the traditional Greeks may be pleasantly stunned to benefit many fascinating effects that have been in simple terms stumbled on nowa days. rookies and specialists alike will locate a lot to enlighten them in chapters facing the illustration of a circle by means of some degree in three-space, a version for non-Euclidean geometry, and the isoperimetric estate of the circle.

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