Plain Plane Geometry

Author: Amol Sasane

Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company

ISBN: 9814740462

Category: Mathematics

Page: 288

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The book constitutes an elementary course on Plane Euclidean Geometry, pitched at pre-university or at advanced high school level. It is a concise book treating the subject axiomatically, but since it is meant to be a first introduction to the subject, excessive rigour is avoided, making it appealing to a younger audience as well. The aim is to cover the basics of the subject, while keeping the subject lively by means of challenging and interesting exercises. This makes it relevant also for students participating in mathematics circles and in mathematics olympiads. Each section contains several problems, which are not purely drill exercises, but are intended to introduce a sense of "play" in mathematics, and inculcate appreciation of the elegance and beauty of geometric results. There is an abundance of colour pictures illustrating results and their proofs. A section on hints and a further section on detailed solutions to all the exercises appear at the end of the book, making the book ideal also for self-study.

The Imperial Dictionary, English, Technological, and Scientific

On the Basis of Webster's English Dictionary ... Also, a Supplement Containing an Extensive Collection of Words, Terms and Phrases in ... Literature, Science, and Art, Together with Numerous Obsolete, Obsolescent, and Scottish Words Not Included in Previous English Dictionaries

Author: John Ogilvie

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: N.A

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Gaither's Dictionary of Scientific Quotations

A Collection of Quotations Pertaining to Archaeology, Architecture, Astronomy, Biology, Botany, Chemistry, Cosmology, Darwinism, Death, Engineering, Geology, Life, Mathematics, Medicine, Nature, Nursing, Paleontology, Philosophy, Physics, Probability, Science, Statistics, Technology, Theory, Universe, and Zoology

Author: Carl C. Gaither,Alma E. Cavazos-Gaither

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0387495770

Category: Science

Page: 1821

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Scientists and other keen observers of the natural world sometimes make or write a statement pertaining to scientific activity that is destined to live on beyond the brief period of time for which it was intended. This book serves as a collection of these statements from great philosophers and thought-influencers of science, past and present. Gaither's Dictionary of Scientific Quotations allows the reader quickly to find relevant quotations or citations to spearhead an oral or written presentation of their research. Organized thematically and indexed alphabetically by author, this work makes readily available an unprecedented collection of approximately 18,000 quotations related to a broad range of scientific topics including astronomy, biology, chemistry, engineering, and physics. With its unique thematic organization of the quotations, this book accomplishes its goal of presenting a large array of entries in each discipline and enabling the reader to choose a quotation on a particular subject from a variety of sources and perspectives. The resulting compendium allows the reader to conceptualize and embrace the written images of scientists, laymen, politicians, novelists, playwrights, and poets about humankind’s scientific achievements. Quotations are listed with the credited author, title, chapter, page number, birth/death date and occupation where possible.

An Universal Etymological Dictionary

Comprehending the Derivations of the Generality of Words... and Also a Brief and Clear Explication of All Different Words... Together with a Large Collection and Explication of Words Used in Our Ancient Statutes... Also a Collection of Our Most Common Proverbs

Author: Nathan Bailey

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: English language

Page: 944

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Plane Geometry

Author: Mabel Sykes,Clarence Elmer Comstock

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Geometry, Plane

Page: 322

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Short, but yet plain elements of geometry

shewing how by a brief and easie method, most of what is necessary and useful in Euclid, Archimedes, Appollonius, and other excellent geometricians, both ancient and modern, may be understood

Author: Ignace Gaston Pardies

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Geometry

Page: 164

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The ear is human

a handbook of homophones and other confusions

Author: James Jackson Kilpatrick

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 119

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Alphabetically lists pairs of words that sound alike but mean different things and outlines the distinctions between them

Differentialgeometrie von Kurven und Flächen

Author: Manfredo P. do Carmo

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3322850722

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 263

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Inhalt: Kurven - Reguläre Flächen - Die Geometrie der Gauß-Abbildung - Die innere Geometrie von Flächen - Anhang

New voices 3

in literature, language, and composition

Author: Jay Cline

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780663423705

Category: Language arts

Page: 471

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Basic Algebra and Geometry Made a Bit Easier: Concepts Explained In Plain English, Practice Exercises, Self-Tests, and Review

Author: Larry Zafran

Publisher: Larry Zafran

ISBN: 1449958532

Category: Algebra

Page: 154

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This is the fourth book in the Math Made a Bit Easier series by independent author and math tutor Larry Zafran. As the second "main" book of the series, it builds upon the first book which covered key topics in basic math. Before working with this book, it is absolutely essential to have completely mastered all of the material from the first book. Continuing the roadmap which began with the first book, this book covers the basics of the following topics of algebra and geometry: Expressions, equations, inequalities, exponents, factoring, the FOIL method, lines, angles, area, perimeter, volume, triangles, the Pythagorean Theorem, linear equations, and the Cartesian coordinate plane.Again, if the prerequisite material from the first book has not been fully learned, the student will almost certainly proclaim that this book and its material are "hard," and will continue to feel frustrated with math. There is no way to avoid learning math step-by-step at one's own pace. This book emphasizes concepts which commonly appear on standardized exams. While it does not go into great detail about any concept, it explains the material conversationally and "in plain English." Some practice exercises and self-tests are included. Mastery of these concepts will likely be sufficient for the student to achieve his/her math goals, but more advanced exams may require some knowledge of material presented in later books in the series.

Geometrie für Dummies

Author: Wendy Arnone

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527657142

Category: Mathematics

Page: 347

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Dreiecke, Rechtecke, Quader; alles schon einmal geh?rt. Aber wie rechnet man noch einmal ihre Fl?cheninhalte aus? Wie kommt man noch einmal auf die Winkelhalbierenden und wo schneiden sie sich? Es ist ganz einfach. Versprochen. Man muss nur wissen, wann welche Rechnung wo die richtige ist. ?Geometrie f?r Dummies? erkl?rt den Lesern, wie sie zu den richtigen Ergebnissen kommen, wie sie die Geometrie beherrschen und nicht die Geometrie sie. Das Buch nimmt dieser Disziplin der Mathematik auf nette Art den Schrecken.