MATH 406 Project - two examples) how the expressed and...

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First two projects 1. On page 12 the book mentions that in Book X of Euclid’s book a large effort was spent to classify irrational magnitudes such as a ± b and p a ± b . The task here is find these statements in Euclid’s book and explain (in one or
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Unformatted text preview: two examples) how the expressed and manipulated square roots. This might also include the comment on page 11 about Proposition I.44 in Book I. 2. I invite you to make the argument in Exercise 21 complete (recommended with hesitation). 1...
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This note was uploaded on 10/20/2011 for the course LER 110 taught by Professor Ashby during the Spring '11 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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