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Topic: Book on Elementary Geometry
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Nat Silver

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Re: Book on Elementary Geometry
Posted: Dec 4, 2003 8:37 AM
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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 3-D 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.

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