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Elementary Geometry

 
 
 
 
Elementary Geometry
Author: R. David Gustafson - Peter D. Frisk
ISBN 13: 9780471510024
ISBN 10: 471510025
Edition: 3
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: 1991-01
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 464
List Price: $130.69
 
 

Although extensively revised, this new edition continues in the fine tradition of its predecessor. Major changes include: a notation that formalizes the distinction between equality and congruence and between line, ray and line segment; a completely rewritten chapter on mathematical logic with inclusion of truth tables and the logical basis for the discovery of non-Euclidean geometries; expanded coverage of analytic geometry with more theorems discussed and proved with coordinate geometry; two distinct chapters on parallel lines and parallelograms; a condensed chapter on numerical trigonometry; more problems; expansion of the section on surface areas and volume; and additional review exercises at the end of each chapter. Concise and logical, it will serve as an excellent review of high school geometry.