Conics and Cubics: A Concrete Introduction to Algebraic by Robert Bix

By Robert Bix

Conics and Cubics is an available advent to algebraic curves. Its specialise in curves of measure at so much 3 retains effects tangible and proofs obvious. Theorems keep on with evidently from highschool algebra and key rules, homogeneous coordinates and intersection multiplicities. through classifying irreducible cubics over the genuine numbers and proving that their issues shape abelian teams, the e-book offers readers quick access to the examine of elliptic curves. It features a uncomplicated facts of Bezout's Theorem at the variety of intersections of any curves with no universal elements. The booklet is a textual content for a one-semester path. The path can serve either because the one undergraduate geometry direction taken through arithmetic majors in most cases and as a sequel to school geometry for potential or present lecturers of secondary institution arithmetic. the one prerequisite is first-year calculus.

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