Beautiful Geometry

Eli Maor

If you have ever idea that arithmetic and artwork do not combine, this lovely visible background of geometry will switch your brain. As a lot a piece of paintings as a e-book approximately arithmetic, Beautiful Geometry provides greater than sixty beautiful colour plates illustrating a variety of geometric styles and theorems, followed by means of short money owed of the interesting heritage and folks at the back of each one. With paintings by way of Swiss artist Eugen Jost and textual content by way of acclaimed math historian Eli Maor, this certain occasion of geometry covers various matters, from straightedge-and-compass buildings to exciting configurations concerning infinity. the result's a pleasant and informative illustrated travel during the 2,500-year-old heritage of 1 of crucial and lovely branches of mathematics.

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