
Re: Book on Elementary Geometry
Posted:
Dec 4, 2003 8:37 AM


Anonymous wrote: > What I am looking for is a book on Elementary euclidean > geometry which starts from the definitions and the axioms, > and builds the theoroms in a systematic way with reasoning > and proofs. It would be nice if it covers everything from > triangles, congruence, polygons, cirlcles and ellipticals, > and if it covers 3D shapes also, all the better. It could > serve as a text book and a reference both.
Try Euclid's Elements. It may have shortcomings but seems to contain most of what you are looking for.

