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By Judith N. Cederberg

Designed for a junior-senior point path for arithmetic majors, together with those that plan to coach in secondary tuition. the 1st bankruptcy provides a number of finite geometries in an axiomatic framework, whereas bankruptcy 2 maintains the bogus procedure in introducing either Euclids and ideas of non-Euclidean geometry. There follows a brand new creation to symmetry and hands-on explorations of isometries that precedes an intensive analytic remedy of similarities and affinities. bankruptcy four provides aircraft projective geometry either synthetically and analytically, and the hot bankruptcy five makes use of a descriptive and exploratory method of introduce chaos concept and fractal geometry, stressing the self-similarity of fractals and their new release through ameliorations from bankruptcy three. all through, every one bankruptcy incorporates a checklist of recommended assets for purposes or similar themes in parts reminiscent of artwork and heritage, plus this moment variation issues to net destinations of author-developed courses for dynamic software program explorations of the Poincaré version, isometries, projectivities, conics and fractals. Parallel models can be found for "Cabri Geometry" and "Geometers Sketchpad".

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