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Author: Ann K Stehney; Mathematical Association of America.
Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : Mathematical Association of America, ©1979.
Series: Raymond W. Brink selected mathematical papers, v. 4.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Selected papers on geometry.
[Washington, D.C.] : Mathematical Association of America, ©1979
(OCoLC)680360487
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ann K Stehney; Mathematical Association of America.
ISBN: 0883852047 9780883852040 0883852004 9780883852002
OCLC Number: 5757676
Notes: "Reprinted from the American mathematical monthly (volumes 1-81) and from the Mathematics magazine (volumes 1-47)."
Description: x, 338 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: The first treatise on non-Euclidean geometry / George Bruce Halsted --
Geometric explanation of a certain optical phenomenon / William H. Roever --
History of the parallel postulate / Florence P. Lewis --
Some properties of a skewsquare / W.H. Echols --
The four-color problem / H.R. Brahana --
Conformal and equiareal world maps / B.H. Brown --
Soap film experiments with minimal surfaces / Richard Courant --
On the densest packing of spherical caps / L. Fejes Tóth --
Euclidean n-space analogue of a theorem of Galileo / Joseph Barnett, Jr. --
Non-Euclidean geometry / Herbert Busemann --
Area in hyperbolic geometry / Kenneth Leisenring --
An elementary analogue to the Gauss-Bonnet theorem / G. Pólya --
On defining conic sections / G.B. Huff --
Combinatorial topology of surfaces / Robert C. James --
Metric postulates for plane geometry / Saunders MacLane --
The Steiner-Lehmus theorem / G. Gilbert and D. MacDonnell --
A polygon problem / E.R. Berlekamp, E.N. Gilbert, and F.W. Sinden --
Generalizations of theorems about triangles / Carl B. Allendoerfer --
Higher curvatures of curves in Euclidean space / Herman Gluck --
Lattice points and polygonal area / Ivan Niven and H.S. Zuckerman --
A proof of Minkowski's inequality for convex curves / Harley Flanders --
An area-width inequality for convex curves / Paul R. Chernoff --
The early development of algebraic geometry / Solomon Lefschetz --
The kiss precise / W.S. Brown --
A problem in cartography / John Milnor --
Critical points and curvature for embedded polyhedral surfaces / T.F. Banchoff --
Existence of four concurrent normals to a smooth closed curve / Narsingh Deo and M.S. Klamkin --
After the deluge / D.A. Moran --
Dynamic proofs of Euclidean theorems / Ross L. Finney --
On Fenchel's theorem / R.A. Horn --
On a characterization of the 2-sphere / Krishna Amur --
What is a convex set? / Victor Klee --
Some recent results on topological manifolds / Reinhard Schultz --
On involutions of a circle / W.F. Pfeffer --
The historical development of algebraic geometry / J. Dieudonné --
An isopherimetric inequality for polyhedra / H.H. Johnson and J. Osaka --
A characterization of curves of constant width / G.D. Chakerian.
Series Title: Raymond W. Brink selected mathematical papers, v. 4.
Responsibility: selected and arranged by an editorial committee consisting of Ann K. Stehney, co-chairman [and others].

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