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Euler's Gem

The Polyhedron Formula and the Birth of Topology

Euler's Gem( )
Author: Richeson, David S.
Preface by: Richeson, David S.
ISBN:978-0-691-19137-9
Publication Date:Jul 2019
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.95
Book Description:

How a simple equation reshaped mathematics

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 theorem is so simple it can be explained to a child. From ancient Greek geometry to today's cutting-edge research, Euler's Gem celebrates the discovery of Euler's beloved polyhedron formula and its far-reaching impact on topology, the...
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Book Details
Pages:336
Detailed Subjects: Mathematics / Topology
Mathematics / Geometry / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.63 x 8.502 x 0.922 Inches
Book Weight:0.766 Pounds



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