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## The MAA New Mathematical Library 37: Episodes in Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Euclidean Geometry (Softcover)"In this remarkable volume, the author indeed fulfills the promise he makes in his preface: '—that each topic has been extricated from the mass of material in which it is usually found and given as elementary and full a treatment as reasonably possible.'" — From the back cover ## $23.95 |

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From the back cover: “Professor Honsberger has succeeded in ‘finding’ and ‘extricating’ unexpected and little known properties of such fundamental figures are triangles, results that deserve to be better known. He has laid the foundations for his proofs with almost entirely synthetic methods easily accessible to students of Euclidean geometry early on. While in most of his other books Honsberger presents each of his gems, morsels, and plums as self-contained tidbits, in this volume he connects chapters with some deductive threads. He includes exercises and gives their solutions at the end of the book.

“In addition to appealing to lovers of synthetic geometry, this book will stimulate also those who, in this era of revitalizing geometry, will want to try their hands at deriving the results by analytic methods. Many of the incidence properties call to mind the duality principle; other results tempt the reader to prove them by vector methods, or by projective transformations, or complex numbers.”

**BRIEF CONTENTS**

- Preface
- Introduction
- 1. Cleavers and Splitters
- 2. The Orthocenter
- 3. On Triangles
- 4. On Quadrilaterals
- 5. A Property of Triangles
- 6. The Fuhrmann Circle
- 7. The Symmedian Point
- 8. The Miquel Theorem
- 9. The Tucker Circles
- 10. The Brocard Points
- 11. The Orthopole
- 12. On Cevians
- 13. The Theorem of Menelaus
- Suggested Reading
- Solutions to the Exercises
- Index

## Details

- SKU:
- 1844
- Author:
- Honsberger, Ross
- Publisher:
- The Mathematical Association of America
- Publish Date:
- 1995
- Format:
- Softcover
- Weight (pounds):
- 0.62
- Dimensions (W”xL”xH”):
- 6.1″x9″x0.45″
- ISBN-13:
- 9780883856390
- ISBN-10:
- 0883856395
- Series:
- The MAA New Mathematical Library (NML)

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