Ruler & Compass: Practical Geometric Constructions (Paperback)

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Ruler & Compass: Practical Geometric Constructions (Paperback)

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How do you draw a heptagon? What about a heptakaidecagon? How do you fit circles perfectly into triangles? And around them? If the computer is down - could you do it with ruler and compass? In this unique pocket book, Andrew Sutton guides you through the once treasured principles of ruler and compass constructions, used for centuries by architects, carpenters, stonemasons and master craftsmen.
Designed to last until the lights go out, this is a timeless book. WOODEN BOOKS USA. Small books, BIG ideas. Tiny but packed with information. "Stunning" NEW YORK TIMES. "Fascinating" FINANCIAL TIMES. "Beautiful" LONDON REVIEW OF BOOKS. "Rich and Artful" THE LANCET. "Genuinely mind-expanding" FORTEAN TIMES. "Excellent" NEW SCIENTIST.

Product Details ISBN: 9781952178092
ISBN-10: 1952178096
Publisher: Wooden Books
Publication Date: March 15th, 2022
Pages: 64
Language: English