4 edition of **Conics** found in the catalog.

Conics

Keith Kendig

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Published
**2005**
by Mathematical Association of America in [Washington, D.C.]
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Written in English

**Edition Notes**

Statement | Keith Kendig. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA76 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | xvi, 403 p. : |

Number of Pages | 403 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL22709863M |

ISBN 10 | 0883853353 |

Euclid (fl. BCE) is said to have written four books on conics but these were lost as well. Archimedes (died c. BCE) is known to have studied conics, having determined the area bounded by a parabola and a chord in Quadrature of the Parabola. The first four books of the Conics survive in the original Greek, the next three only from a 9th-century Arabic translation, and an eighth book is now lost. Books I–IV contain a systematic account of the essential principles of conics and introduce the terms ellipse, parabola, and hyperbola, by which they became known.

book on Conic Sections, published in the middle of the last century, the properties of the cone are rst considered, and the advantage of this method of commencing the subject, if the use of solid gures be not objected to. Conic sections can be described or illustrated with exactly what their name suggests: cones. Imagine an orange cone in the street, steering you in the right direction. Then picture some clever highway engineer placing one cone on top of the other, tip to tip. That engineer is trying to demonstrate how you can create conic [ ].

Chapter 11 Conics and Polar Coordinates Figure 1 x y a Figure 1 x y a The magnitudeof a determines the spread of the parabola: for j a very small, the curve is narrow, and as j a gets large, the parabola broadens. The origin File Size: KB. Conic sections mc-TY-conics In this unit we study the conic sections. These are the curves obtained when a cone is cut by a plane. We ﬁnd the equations of one of these curves, the parabola, by using an alternative description in terms of points whose distances from a ﬁxed point and a ﬁxed line are equal. We.

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Offered here at a great price.5/5(4). A single volume that replaces the previous two-volume edition, Conics Books I-III and Conics Book IV, both by Apollonius of Perga/5. A first English translation of Book IV of Apollonius's Conics, translated and annotated by Michael N.

Fried, as a companion volume to our edition of Conics Books I-III. Conics IV deals with the way pairs of conic sections can intersect or touch each other. In his Introduction to the translation, Fried shows that this book has been misappraised by scholars 4/5(1). The text begins with an overview of the analytical geometry of the straight line, circle, and the conics in their standard forms.

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APOLLONIUS OF PERGA CONICS. BOOKS ONE - SEVEN English translation by Boris Rosenfeld The Pennsylvania State University Apollonius of Perga (ca B.C. - ca B.C.) was one of the greatest mathematicians of antiquity. During - first English translations of Apollonius’ main work Conics were published.

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The conic sections are the curves formed when a plane intersects the surface of a cone (or double cone). A translation of the first three books of Apollonius' Conics with new diagrams.

It includes many corrections to the old edition's text, and notes, an index, a bibliography, and an 4/5. Conic sections are the curves which can be derived from taking slices of a "double-napped" cone.

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– bce). Pappus also mentioned the Surface-loci (in two books), whose subject can only be inferred from the title. All conics can be written in terms of the following equation: Ax 2 + Bxy + Cy 2 + Dx + Ey + F = 0.

The four conics we'll explore in this text are parabolas, ellipses, circles, and hyperbolas. The equations for each of these conics can be written in a standard form, from which a lot about the given conic can be told without having to graph it.

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A conic is the intersection of a plane and a right circular cone. The four basic types of conics are parabolas, ellipses, circles, and hyperbolas. We've already discussed parabolas and circles in previous sections, but here we'll define them a new way.

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Its focus on curves of degree at most three keeps results tangible and proofs transparent. Theorems follow naturally from high school algebra and two key ideas: homogenous Brand: Springer-Verlag New York.The translation of Book IV, by Michael N.

Fried, is a newly laid out version of the text published by Green Lion Press in This book has a separate introduction by Fried and extensive explanatory footnotes.

About Apollonius and the Conics. Apollonius of Perga was born about B.C.E. in Perga, on the southern coast of what is now Turkey.Conic sections are graceful curves that can be defined in several ways and constructed by a wide variety of means.

Most importantly, when a plane intersects a cone, the outline of a conic section results. This book will attempt the observation and manipulation of .