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Charming proofs : a journey into elegant mathematics

Verfasser/in: Claudi Alsina; Roger B Nelsen; Mathematical Association of America.
Verlag: Washington, DC : Mathematical Association of America, ©2010.
Serien: Dolciani mathematical expositions, no. 42.
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"Theorems and their proofs lie at the heart of mathematics. In speaking of the purely aesthetic qualities of theorems and proofs, G. H. Hardy wrote that in beautiful proofs 'there is a very high degree of unexpectedness, combined with inevitability and economy'. Charming Proofs present a collection of remarkable proofs in elementary mathematics that are exceptionally elegant, full of ingenuity, and succinct. By  Weiterlesen…
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Gattung/Form: Electronic books
Physisches Format Print version:
Alsina, Claudi.
Charming proofs.
Washington, DC : Mathematical Association of America, c2010
(DLC) 2010927263
(OCoLC)653403625
Medientyp: Dokument, Internetquelle
Dokumenttyp: Internet-Ressource, Computer-Datei
Alle Autoren: Claudi Alsina; Roger B Nelsen; Mathematical Association of America.
ISBN: 9781614442011 1614442010
OCLC-Nummer: 796675453
Beschreibung: 1 online resource (xxiv, 295 p.) : ill.
Inhalt: A garden of integers --
Distinguished numbers --
Points in the plane --
The polygonal playground --
A treasury of triangle theorems --
The enchantment of the equilateral triangle --
The quadrilaterals' corner --
Squares everywhere --
Curves ahead --
Adventures in tiling and coloring --
Geometry in three dimensions --
Additional theorems, problems, and proofs.
Serientitel: Dolciani mathematical expositions, no. 42.
Verfasserangabe: Claudi Alsina, Roger B. Nelsen.

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A collection of remarkable proofs that are exceptionally elegant, and thus invite the reader to enjoy the beauty of mathematics.  Weiterlesen…

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