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Icons of mathematics : an exploration of twenty key images / Claudi Alsina, Roger B. Nelsen.

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Author/Creator:
Alsina, Claudi.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2011
Imprint:
[Washington, D.C.] : Mathematical Association of America, c2011.
Format:
  • Book
  • xvii, 327 p. : ill ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-319) and index.
Contents:
  • The bride's chair
  • Zhou Bi Suan Jing
  • Garfield's trapezoid
  • The semicircle
  • Similar figures
  • Cevians
  • The right triangle
  • Napoleon's triangles
  • Arcs and angles
  • Polygons with circles
  • Two circles
  • Venn diagrams
  • Overlapping figures
  • Yin and yang
  • Polygonal lines
  • Star polygons
  • Self-similar figures
  • Tatami
  • The rectangular hyperbola
  • Tiling.
Contributor:
Nelsen, Roger B.
Series:
Dolciani mathematical expositions ; no. 45.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780883853528
0883853523
9780883859865
0883859866

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