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Two-dimensional spaces. Volume 1 : geometry of lengths, areas, and volumes

Author: James W Cannon
Publisher: Providence, Rhode Island : American Mathematical Society, [2017] ©2017
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This is the first of a three volume collection devoted to the geometry, topology, and curvature of 2-dimensional spaces. The collection provides a guided tour through a wide range of topics by one of the twentieth century's masters of geometric topology. The books are accessible to college and graduate students and provide perspective and insight to mathematicians at all levels who are interested in geometry and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Cannon, James W.
Two-dimensional spaces.
Providence, Rhode Island : American Mathematical Society, [2017]
(DLC) 2017024690
(OCoLC)988749483
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James W Cannon
ISBN: 9781470443030 1470443031
OCLC Number: 1037838091
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 119 pages).
Contents: Lengths-the Pythagorean theorem --
Consequences of the Pythagorean theorem --
Areas by slicing and scaling --
Areas by cut and paste --
Areas by counting --
Unsolvable problems in Euclidean geometry --
Does every set have a size?
Responsibility: James W. Cannon.

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