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This book is a member of Springer’s **Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics** series.

Continued from the back cover: “Its roots are in arithmetic and geometry, the two opposite poles of mathematics, and the source of historic conceptual conflict. The resolution of this conflict, and its role in the development of mathematics, is one of the main stories in the book. The key is algebra, which brings arithmetic and geometry together, and allows them to flourish and branch out in new directions.

“Stillwell has chose an array of exciting and worthwhile topics and elegantly combines mathematical history with mathematics. He covers the main ideas of Euclid—geometry, arithmetic, and the theory of real numbers—but enriches them with 2000 years of insights and results. *Numbers and Geometry* presupposes only high school algebra and therefore can be read by any well-prepared undergraduate student entering a university. Yet the book will also be popular with graduate students and researchers because of its attractive and unusual treatment of fundamental topics.”

**Chapters**

- Arithmetic
- Geometry
- Coordinates
- Rational Points
- Trigonometry
- Finite Arithmetic
- Complex Numbers
- Conic Sections
- Elementary Functions

The text concludes with a Bibliography and an Index.

## Details

- SKU:
- 3149
- Subject:
- Geometry
- Author:
- Stillwell, John
- Publisher:
- Springer
- Publish Date:
- 1997
- Format:
- Hardback
- Weight (pounds):
- 1.43
- Dimensions (W”xL”xH”):
- 6.3″x9.45″x0.9″
- ISBN-13:
- 9780387982892
- ISBN-10:
- 0387982892
- Grade Level:
- College
- Series:
- Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics (UTM)

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