## Continuous Symmetry: From Euclid to Klein"This text is for a one-semester undergraduate course on geometry. It is richly illustrated and contains hundreds of exercises."--BOOK JACKET. |

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### Contents

XXXVI | 235 |

XXXVII | 240 |

XXXVIII | 251 |

XL | 256 |

XLI | 266 |

XLII | 276 |

XLIII | 287 |

XLIV | 292 |

XIII | 62 |

XIV | 70 |

XV | 84 |

XVI | 94 |

XVII | 110 |

XVIII | 115 |

XIX | 119 |

XX | 121 |

XXI | 135 |

XXII | 146 |

XXIII | 156 |

XXIV | 161 |

XXV | 165 |

XXVII | 181 |

XXVIII | 188 |

XXIX | 191 |

XXX | 199 |

XXXI | 206 |

XXXII | 211 |

XXXIII | 217 |

XXXIV | 224 |

XXXV | 231 |

XLV | 298 |

XLVI | 309 |

XLVII | 315 |

XLVIII | 322 |

XLIX | 340 |

L | 347 |

LII | 356 |

LIII | 363 |

LIV | 375 |

LV | 376 |

LVI | 399 |

LVII | 416 |

LVIII | 439 |

LIX | 459 |

LXI | 467 |

LXII | 482 |

LXIII | 487 |

LXIV | 505 |

LXV | 520 |

LXVI | 531 |

LXVII | 533 |

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AABC apply assume Axiom bounded Chapter choose circle claim classes closed collection complete composition compute congruent conjugate consider construction containing coordinate corresponding define Definition denote described desired determine directed angle measure distance distinct equal equivalent established Euclidean example Exercise exists fact fixed point formula four frieze groups geometry given gives glide reflection Hence Hint implies important interior intersect invariant isometry lattice length line segment maps means obtain opposite orbit original pair parallel parallelogram particular patterns perpendicular plane point group polygonal regions positive possible preserves proof properties Proposition Prove radius real number reflection result rotation shown in Figure side similarity split square Structure subgroup Suppose symmetry group Theorem transformations translation triangle union unique verify vertices wallpaper

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