Intermediate Euclidean Geometry for Secondary Teachers

MATH 46300

3

MATH 30000


Spring


History of geometry. Ruler and compass constructions, and a critique of Euclid. The axiomatic method, models, and incidence geometry. Presentation, discussion and comparison of Hilbert's, Birkhoff's, and SMSG's axiomatic developments. Discussion of the teaching of Euclidean geometry.