By Eli Maor,Eugen Jost
If you have ever notion that arithmetic and paintings do not combine, this gorgeous visible heritage of geometry will switch your brain. As a lot a piece of paintings as a booklet approximately arithmetic, Beautiful Geometry provides greater than sixty beautiful colour plates illustrating quite a lot of geometric styles and theorems, observed by way of short money owed of the interesting background and other people at the back of each one. With paintings by way of Swiss artist Eugen Jost and textual content via math historian Eli Maor, this specified party of geometry covers quite a few topics, from straightedge-and-compass structures to exciting configurations regarding infinity. the result's a pleasant and informative illustrated travel during the 2,500-year-old heritage of 1 of an important branches of mathematics.
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Beautiful Geometry by Eli Maor,Eugen Jost