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Topic: Re: geometry
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tom

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Registered: 12/6/04
Re: Geometry Harrot Euclid Newton Euler Gauss Hilbert I have missed many still
Posted: Sep 11, 2004 8:28 AM
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""Bob L. Petersen"" <boblpetersen@hotmail.com> wrote in message
news://9x764d1iy73u@legacy...
> Then we started seeing
> >"chapters" on such separate subjects as congruence, parallel lines,
> >locus, constructions, etc. To some people that may seem a long time
> >ago, but think how many hundreds of years went by when geometry books
> >were arranged in that same way!!

>
> I have still missed many. Yet in the answer there is still who was
> born yet. Oh, to be able to see an open field. (There has to be one
> though. Does the school you we to still require a paper for a Masters?
> What to write about.
>
> Bob L. Petersen
>


Has there really been any improvement in
geometry textbooks since Euclid?

Why not teach the classic?





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