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By C. R. Wylie Jr., Mathematics

This lucid introductory textual content bargains either an analytic and an axiomatic method of airplane projective geometry. The analytic remedy builds and expands upon scholars' familiarity with straight forward aircraft 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 lifestyles of an enormous variety of geometries, every one Euclidean in nature yet characterised by way of a unique set of distance- and angle-measurement formulas. Outstanding pedagogical beneficial properties contain worked-through examples, introductions and summaries for every subject, and diverse theorems, proofs, and routines that make stronger each one chapter's precepts. invaluable indexes finish the textual content, in addition to solutions to all odd-numbered workouts. as well as its worth to undergraduate students of arithmetic, computing device technology, and secondary arithmetic schooling, this quantity offers a superb reference for desktop technology professionals.

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