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The Trisectors : Spectrum - Underwood Dudley

The Trisectors

Spectrum

Paperback Published: 30th December 1994
ISBN: 9780883855140
Number Of Pages: 184

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Underwood Dudley is well known for his collection of books on mathematical cranks. Here he offers yet another - angle trisectors. It is impossible to trisect angles with straightedge and compass alone, but many people try and think they have succeeded. This book is about angle trisections and the people who attempt them. According to Dudley: 'Hardly any mathematical training is necessary to read this book. There is a little trigonometry here and there, but it may be safely skipped. There are hardly any equations. There are no exercises and there will be no final examination. The worst victim of mathematics anxiety can read this book with profit and dry palms. It is quite suitable to give as a present.'

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... it is a fascinating book, written in a most readable style seasoned with a sense of humor which caused me frequently to chuckle."" - The Mathematical Gazette

Non-Euclidean constructions
Characteristics of trisectors
Three trisectors
A budget of trisections
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ISBN: 9780883855140
ISBN-10: 0883855143
Series: Spectrum
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 184
Published: 30th December 1994
Publisher: Mathematical Association of America
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 2

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