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By Dan Pedoe

This revised version of a mathematical vintage initially released in 1957 will deliver to a brand new new release of scholars the joy of investigating that easiest of mathematical figures, the circle. the writer has supplemented this re-creation with a different bankruptcy designed to introduce readers to the vocabulary of circle recommendations with which the readers of 2 generations in the past have been popular. Readers of Circles want in basic terms be armed with paper, pencil, compass, and instantly side to discover nice excitement in following the buildings and theorems. those that imagine that geometry utilizing Euclidean instruments died out with the traditional Greeks should be pleasantly shocked to profit many fascinating effects that have been basically found 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 extent in three-space, a version for non-Euclidean geometry, and the isoperimetric estate of the circle.

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