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Some Applications Of Mechanics To Mathematics (Popular Lectures in Mathematics Vol 3) – Uspenskii
In this post, we will see the book Some Applications Of Mechanics To Mathematics by V. A. Uspenskii. This book is Volume 3 of the Popular Lectures in Mathematics series. About the book The applications of mathematics to physics (in … Continue reading
The Shortest Lines (Little Mathematics Library) – Lyusternik
In this post, we will see another book from the Little Mathematics Library titled The Shortest Lines Variational Problems by Lyusternik. About the book A pamphlet based on lectures read by the author to Moscow University’s schools mathematics club. Deals … Continue reading
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Tagged catenary, cone, corollaries, cylinder, fermat's principle, geodesics, high school mathematics, isoperimetric problems, little mathematics library, maxima, minima, minimal surface of revolution, mir books, mir publishers, normals, planes, polyhedra, potential energy, refraction curve, relation between mechanics and optics, soviet, space curves, sphere, surfaces, tangents, Variational Problems
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Geometry – Pogorelov
In this post, we will see the book Geometry by A. Pogorelov. ABOUT THE BOOK This is a manual for the students of universities and teachers’ training colleges. Containing the compulsory course of geometry, its particular impact is on elementary … Continue reading
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Tagged analytic geometry, angles, axioms, conic sections, curvature, curves, differential geometry, elementary problems, geometry, history, mathematics, mir books, mir publishers, noneuclidean, polyhedra, projective, quadric surfaces, straight line, tangents, torsion, vectors, volumes
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Straight Lines and Curves – Vasilyev, Gutenmacher
In this post we will see a wonderful book on mathematics titled Straight Lines and Curves by N. Vasilyev and V. Gutenmacher. About the book: The authors N. B. Vasilyev and V. L. Gutenmacher are professors of mathematics at Moscow … Continue reading
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Tagged algebraic curves, circles, curve, ellipse, equations, extrema, foci, functions, hyperbola, mathematics, mathematics olympiads, parabola, parametric equations, points, tangents
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Little Mathematics Library – Differentiation Explained
We begin with the Little Mathematics Library series once again, after a long break. We first see the book titled Differentiation Explained by V. G. Boltyansky (Boltyanskii). The author in the Preface says: High school students, especially those interested in … Continue reading