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Fundamentals of Euclidean Plane Geometry

  • Daniel Rosenthal
  • David Rosenthal
  • Peter Rosenthal
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Part of the Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics book series (UTM)

Abstract

We describe the fundamentals of Euclidean geometry of the plane. We develop the concepts of congruence and similarity of triangles, and, in particular, prove that corresponding sides of similar triangles are in proportion. We also present a proof of the Pythagorean Theorem.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel Rosenthal
    • 1
  • David Rosenthal
    • 2
  • Peter Rosenthal
    • 3
  1. 1.TorontoCanada
  2. 2.Department of Mathematics and Computer ScienceSt. John’s UniversityQueensUSA
  3. 3.Department of MathematicsUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada

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