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Apollonius of Perga Conics

Apollonius of Perga

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Published
**1939**
by s.n.] in [Annapolis
.

Written in

- Mathematics, Greek.,
- Conic sections.

**Edition Notes**

Mimeographed.

Other titles | Conics |

Statement | translated into English from the Greek by R. Catesby Taliaferro. |

Series | Classics of the St. John"s program |

Contributions | Taliaferro, R. Catesby 1907-1989 |

The Physical Object | |
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Pagination | 3 v. : |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL14884379M |

In Euclidean plane geometry, Apollonius's problem is to construct circles that are tangent to three given circles in a plane (Figure 1). Apollonius of Perga (c. BC – c. BC) posed and solved this famous problem in his work Ἐπαφαί (Epaphaí, "Tangencies"); this work has been lost, but a 4th-century AD report of his results by Pappus of Alexandria has survived. Apollonius and Conic Sections A. Some history Apollonius of Perga (approx. BC– BC) was a Greek geometer who studied with Euclid. He is best known for his work on cross sections of a cone. The mathematicians of the 17th century all read Apollonius. Often original works.

Apollonius had Euclid's great collection, the Elements, available and was thus able to draw upon the work of all previous major mathematicians. Also, Euclid's own work on conics, now lost, was a basis for Apollonius's further work. Conics of Apollonius. The Conics was written book by book over a long period of time. The general preface to the. Apollonius of Perga (Apollonius Pergaeus; late 3rdearly 2nd centuries BC) was a Greek geometer and astronomer known for his theories on the topic of conic sections. The conic sections have been studied by the ancient Greek mathematicians with this work culminating around BC, when Apollonius of Perga undertook a systematic study of their.

Treatise on conic sections [Reprint] () by Apollonius, of Perga,Heath, Thomas Little, Sir, and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at southlakes-cottages.com Apollonius had Euclid's great collection, the Elements, available and was thus able to draw upon the work of all previous major mathematicians. Also, Euclid's own work on conics, now lost, was a basis for Apollonius's further work. The Conics was written book by book over a long period of time.

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