By Eli Maor,Eugen Jost
If you have ever inspiration that arithmetic and paintings do not combine, this attractive visible background of geometry will swap your brain. As a lot a piece of artwork as a e-book approximately arithmetic, Beautiful Geometry offers greater than sixty beautiful colour plates illustrating quite a lot of geometric styles and theorems, followed via short debts of the interesting heritage and other people in the back of every one. With art by means of Swiss artist Eugen Jost and textual content by way of math historian Eli Maor, this exact social gathering of geometry covers quite a few matters, from straightedge-and-compass structures to exciting configurations related to infinity. the result's a pleasant and informative illustrated journey throughout the 2,500-year-old heritage of 1 of crucial branches of mathematics.
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