Euclid's Elements
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David Joyce; Dept. of Mathematics & Computer Science, Clark University  
A version of Euclid's Elements created by David Joyce to rekindle an interest in the Elements and to show how java applets can be used to illustrate geometry and to bring the Elements alive. The text of all 13 Books is complete. Joyce writes: "...deductive logic is learned almost exclusively in geometry... Modern mathematics and science use deductive logic as a primary tool of understanding. In mathematics, especially, nothing is considered to be known until it is proved."  


Levels:  High School (912), College 
Languages:  English 
Resource Types:  Books, Web Interactive/Java 
Math Topics:  Euclidean Plane Geometry, History and Biography, Logic/Foundations 
Math Ed Topics:  BacktoBasics 
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