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By John Barnes

in keeping with a chain of lectures for grownup scholars, this vigorous and wonderful ebook proves that, faraway from being a dusty, boring topic, geometry is in truth jam-packed with attractiveness and fascination. The author's infectious enthusiasm is placed to take advantage of in explaining a number of the key innovations within the box, beginning with the Golden quantity and taking the reader on a geometric trip through Shapes and Solids, in the course of the Fourth measurement, completing with Einstein's Theories of Relativity.
Aimed at a normal readership, the textual content makes available advanced matters corresponding to Chaos and Fractals. It encompasses a wealth of the author's personal illustrations and contours appendices on similar topics.
Equally compatible as a present for a teen or as a nostalgic trip again into the realm of arithmetic for older readers, John Barnes' ebook is the right antidote for an individual whose maths classes in school are a resource of painful stories. the place as soon as geometry used to be a resource of bewilderment and frustration, Barnes brings enlightenment and entertainment.

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