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Euler's Gem

The Polyhedron Formula and the Birth of Topology

Euler's Gem( )
Author: Richeson, David S.
Publication Date:Mar 2012
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $49.99
Book Description:

Leonhard Euler's polyhedron formula describes the structure of many objects--from soccer balls and gemstones to Buckminster Fuller's buildings and giant all-carbon molecules. Yet Euler's formula is so simple it can be explained to a child. Euler's Gem tells the illuminating story of this indispensable mathematical idea.

From ancient Greek geometry to today's cutting-edge research, Euler's Gem celebrates the discovery of Euler's beloved polyhedron formula and its...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Mathematics / Topology
Mathematics / Geometry / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.7 x 23.3 x 2.137 cm
Book Weight:0.54 Kilograms

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