Elementary and Constructional Geometry (1896)

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Kessinger Publishing, 2008 - Education - 152 pages
Elementary and Constructional Geometry is a book written by Edgar Hamilton Nichols in 1896. The book primarily focuses on the fundamental principles of geometry and its application in construction. It is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the subject for students and professionals alike.The book is divided into two parts: elementary geometry and constructional geometry. The first part covers basic concepts such as points, lines, angles, triangles, and circles. It also includes discussions on congruence, similarity, and the Pythagorean theorem. The second part of the book deals with the construction of geometric figures using a straightedge and compass.The author has presented the material in a clear and concise manner, making it easy for readers to follow. The book includes numerous examples and exercises to help readers practice and reinforce their understanding of the concepts. The illustrations and diagrams are also helpful in visualizing the geometric figures and their constructions.Overall, Elementary and Constructional Geometry is an excellent resource for anyone interested in learning the principles of geometry and its application in construction. It is a timeless classic that continues to be relevant even in today's modern world.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

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