Analytical Conics

Author: Barry Spain
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486457737
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This concise text introduces students to analytical geometry, covering basic ideas and methods.

Analytical Quadrics

Author: Barry Spain
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1483138291
Size: 66.41 MB
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PR E FA C E THIS textbook is intended to serve as a concise introduction to the
analytical geometry of three dimensions. Accordingly the same general plan of '
Analytical Conics' is adopted. The book begins by developing ab initio the theory
of the plane, straight line, sphere, cone and cylinder, central quadrics and
paraboloids in their standard forms. Next, the concept of the plane at infinity is
introduced with the aid of homogeneous Cartesian coordinates and applied to
the nature of ...