Day 25: More on Apollonius


Apollonius: Books I to III.
Pay particular attention to:
    Book I, Definitions and Propositions 1-4, 11 and 46;
    Book II, Propositions 29, 44 and 45, and
    Book III, Proposition 52.


V.J. Katz, A History of Mathematics, Section 3.5, on Apollonius.
J. Fauvel and J. Gray, The History of Mathematics,  4D5-7. (On reserve.)

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