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A Mathematical Gift III: The Interplay Between Topology, Functions, Geometry, and Algebra

Koji Shiga and Toshikazu Sunada
Publisher: 
American Mathematical Society
Publication Date: 
2005
Number of Pages: 
129
Format: 
Paperback
Series: 
Mathematical World 23
Price: 
29.00
ISBN: 
0-8218-3284-0
Category: 
General
[Reviewed by
Fernando Q. Gouvêa
, on
09/8/2008
]

The story of the birth of manifolds

  • The prelude to the birth of manifolds
  • The birth of manifolds

The story of area and volume from everyday notions to mathematical concepts

  • Transition from the notion of "size" to the concept of "area"
  • Scissors-congruent polygons
  • Scissors-congruent polyhedra

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