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# A Survey of Classical and Modern Geometries: With Computer Activities

## byArthur Baragar

### Paperback | December 20, 2000

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** ** This book emphasizes the beauty of geometry using a modern approach. Models & computer exercises help readers to cultivate geometric intuition. ** ** Topics include Euclidean Geometry, Hand Constructions, Geometer's Sketch Pad, Hyperbolic Geometry, Tilings & Lattices, Spherical Geometry, Projective Geometry, Finite Geometry, and Modern Geometry Research. ** ** Ideal for geometry at an intermediate level.

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ISBN - 10:0130143189

ISBN - 13:9780130143181

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Table of Contents

**Introduction.**

**1. Euclidean Geometry.**

**2. Geometry in Greek Astronomy.**

**3. Constructions Using a Compass and Straightedge.**

**4. Geometer's Sketchpad.**

**5. Higher Dimensional Objects.**

**6. Hyperbolic Geometry.**

**7. The Poincaré Models of Hyperbolic Geometry.**

**8. Tilings and Lattices.**

**9. Foundations.**

**10. Spherical Geometry.**

**11. Projective Geometry.**

**12. The Pseudosphere in Lorentz Space.**

**13. Finite Geometry.**

**14. Nonconstructibility.**

**15. Modern Research in Geometry.**

**16. A Selective Time Line of Mathematics.**

**Appendix A: Quick Reviews.**

**Appendix B: Hints, Answers and Solutions.**

**Bibliography.**

**Index.**