MATH 228 Classical Geometry (3 credits)

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Offered by: Mathematics and Statistics (Faculty of Science)


Mathematics & Statistics (Sci) : This course is designed to reintroduce classical Euclidean geometry to tomorrow’s teachers. Topics include: Axioms and Euclid’s Elements, the triangle theorem, the Pythagorean Theorem and its extensions, basic constructions and similar triangles, Thales’ theorems and cyclic quadrilaterals, the centers of triangles, the nine-point circle, conic sections and analytic geometry, the prismatoid formula, the Platonic solids, non-Euclidean geometries.

Terms: Fall 2023

Instructors: Kobiela, Marta (Fall)

  • Restrictions: Cannot be taken for credit by students in Mathematics and Statistics programs.

  • Not open to students who have taken or are taking MATH 348 or MATH 398.

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