Amateur puzzlists as well as students of mathematics and geometry will relish this rare opportunity to match wits with Archimedes, Euclid, Newton, Descartes, and other great mathematicians. Each chapter explores an individual type of geometric challenge, with commentary and practice problems, and reveals a milestone in the development of mathematics. Solutions.
Reprint of Famous Problems of Mathematics: A History of Constructions with Straight Edge and Compass, Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, New York, 1969 edition.
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