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A Treatise on Conic Sections
George Salmon
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AMS Chelsea Publishing
1954; 399 pp; hardcover
Volume: 98
Reprint/Revision History:
Reprinted 2005
ISBN-10: 0-8218-3777-X
ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-3777-1
List Price: US$54
Member Price: US$48.60
Order Code: CHEL/98.H
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"The classic book on the subject, covering the whole ground and full of touches of genius."

-- Mathematical Association of America

Table of Contents

  • The point
  • The right line
  • Examples on the right line
  • The right line--Abridged notation
  • Right lines
  • The circle
  • Examples on circle
  • Properties of two or more circles
  • The circle--Abridged notation
  • General equation of second degree
  • Central equations
  • The parabola
  • Examples on conics
  • Abridged notation
  • Reciprocal polars
  • Harmonic and anharmonic properties
  • The method of projection
  • Invariants and covariants
  • The method of infinitesimals
  • Notes
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