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By John Casey LL.D.

This version of the weather of Euclid, undertaken on the request of the principals of a few of the major faculties and faculties of eire, is meant to provide a wish a lot felt through academics at this time day the creation of a piece which, whereas giving the unrivalled unique in all its integrity, may additionally comprise the fashionable conceptions and advancements of the element of Geometry over which the weather expand. A cursory exam of the paintings will convey that the Editor has long gone a lot extra during this latter path than any of his predecessors, for it is going to be came upon to comprise, not just extra genuine topic than is given in any of theirs with which he's familiar, but additionally a lot of a unique personality, which isn't given, as far as he's conscious, in any former paintings at the topic. the good extension of geometrical equipment in recent years has made this type of paintings a need for the scholar, to let him not just to learn with virtue, yet even to appreciate these mathematical writings of recent occasions which require a correct wisdom of uncomplicated Geometry, and to which it's in truth the easiest advent.

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