Prime Ruler & Compass: Practical Geometric Constructions (Wooden Books)Author Andrew Sutton – Andy-palmer.co.uk

From The Practical Fundamentals To The Demanding, This Pocket Sized Book Introduces The Origins And Basic Principles Of Geometric Constructions Using Ruler And Compass, Before Going On To Cover Dozens Of Geometric Constructions Since The Earliest Times Mankind Has Employed The Simple Geometric Forms Of Straight Line And Circle Originally Marked Out By Eye And Later Using A Stretched Cord, In Time These Came To Be Made With The Simple Tools Of Ruler And Compass This Small Book Introduces The Origins And Basic Principles Of Geometric Constructions Using Ruler And Compass, Before Going On To Cover Dozens Of Geometric Constructions, From The Practical Fundamentals To The Demanding Constructions For Than Thirty Regular Polygons Introduces Geometric Construction Using Compasses Alone And Using Rulers Alone Explains Why Trisecting An Angle Is Impossible Using Classical Rules And How To Trisect An Angle Anyway Highlights The Relationship Of Geometric Construction With Many Fundamental Developments Throughout The History Of MathematicsWooden Books Was Founded In By Designer John Martineau Near Hay On Wye The Aim Was To Produce A Beautiful Series Of Recycled Books Based On The Classical Philosophies, Arts And Sciences Using The Beatrix Potter Formula Of Text Facing Picture Pages, And Old Styles Fonts, Along With Hand Drawn Illustrations And Th Century Engravings, The Books Are Designed Not To Date Small But Stuffed With Information Eco Friendly And Educational Big Ideas In A Tiny Space There Are Over ,, Wooden Books Now In Print Worldwide And Growing Ruler & Compass: Practical Geometric Constructions (Wooden Books)


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6 thoughts on “Ruler & Compass: Practical Geometric Constructions (Wooden Books)

  1. Cliente academics20193.se Cliente academics20193.se says:

    It s a new product and, as expected, looks very good The shipment was pretty fast I fully recommend this book.


  2. pws pws says:

    Ruler and Compass contains a surprising amount of information that prefaces each type of geometric construction Though I ve perused the internet, I ve yet to find the quality information and instruction provided in this small volume Small being the operative word here because Wooden Books have crammed 58 pages of directions and diagrams into a space about 6 x 5 I d give it 4 1 2 stars if I could because of what is probably the publishers


  3. Wren Marshall Wren Marshall says:

    Excellent book It s surprising how much of fundamental mathematics traces its origin to the ruler and compass technique Modern mathematics courses present theories and principle but you never really hear about this aspect of the math My only wish is that the book would be even longer For instance there is one illustration early in the book that is provided without explanation that shows a ruler and compass drawing which results in the soluti


  4. Andrew Andrew says:

    What this book is An excellent reference of over 170 compass and straight edge constructions The directions for each construction are brief but sufficient for somebody familiar with these types of constructions An excellent resource for teachers.What this book is NOT I would not recommend this book for students The book does not teach constructions in the typical sense and would be confusing for a student.PS The constructions go from easy equil


  5. kysha emmerling kysha emmerling says:

    Absolutely amazing This book gives you tools to see the truths of communication that have vanished since the advent of the internet It seems people myself included rationalize based on popularity rather than logic This book goes along way towards putting the tools of understanding back in our hands.


  6. D. Arnett D. Arnett says:

    Cool and detailed okay, I m looking at it from my physics engineering background but a little above the intended 11 year old audience i.e son that this was targeting Visually shows step by step method of doing all sorts of regular geometrical forms that tickle my fancy but the boy views as unneeded beyond his current advanced math curriculum he bemoans that the ordinary kids don t have as much homework, which is unfortunately correct He does math rat


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