By Guenard F , Lelievre G
By Harold Abelson;Andrea diSessa
Turtle Geometry provides an leading edge application of mathematical discovery that demonstrates how the potent use of non-public pcs can profoundly switch the character of a student's touch with arithmetic. utilizing this publication and some uncomplicated desktop courses, scholars can discover the houses of area through following an imaginary turtle around the monitor. the idea that of turtle geometry grew out of the brand staff at MIT. Directed via Seymour Papert, writer of Mindstorms, this team has performed huge paintings with preschool little ones, highschool scholars and collage undergraduates.
By Mumford D., Fogarty J.
By Felix Klein
Generally considered as a vintage of contemporary arithmetic, this improved model of Felix Klein's celebrated 1894 lectures makes use of modern strategies to check 3 well-known difficulties of antiquity: doubling the amount of a dice, trisecting an attitude, and squaring a circle. modern-day scholars will locate this quantity of specific curiosity in its solutions to such questions as: lower than what situations is a geometrical development attainable? through what capacity can a geometrical building be effected? What are transcendental numbers, and the way are you able to turn out that e and pi are transcendental? the simple remedy calls for no larger wisdom of arithmetic. Unabridged reprint of the vintage 1930 moment variation.
By H. Seifert, W. Threlfall
By Leonard Gillman
Edited by way of Oscar Zariski, S. S. Chern, And L. Nirenberg.