By A. P. Kiselev, Alexander Givental
The booklet is an English version of a classical Russian grade school-level textual content in reliable Euclidean geometry. It includes the chapters strains and Planes, Polyhedra, around Solids, which come with the conventional fabric approximately dihedral and polyhedral angles, Platonic solids, symmetry and similarity of area figures, volumes and floor parts of prisms, pyramids, cylinders, cones and balls. The English version additionally incorporates a new bankruptcy Vectors and Foundations (written via A. Givental) approximately vectors, their functions, vector foundations of Euclidean geometry, and creation to round and hyperbolic geometries. This quantity completes the English variation of Kiselev's Geometry whose 1st half ( booklet I. Planimetry ), devoted to aircraft geometry, used to be released through Sumizdat in 2006 as ISBN 0977985202.
Both volumes of Kiselev's Geometry are praised for precision, simplicity and readability of exposition, and perfect number of workouts. They ruled Russian math schooling for a number of a long time, have been reprinted in dozens of thousands of copies, prompted geometry schooling in japanese Europe and China, and are nonetheless energetic as textbooks for 7-11 grades. The books are tailored to the fashionable US curricula via a professor of arithmetic from UC Berkeley.