Fall 2015 MATH 130 001 LEC

The Classical Geometries
001 LECTuTh 8-930A 205 DWINELLEMANN, K P54290
Units/CreditFinal Exam GroupEnrollment
411: WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2015 3-6PLimit:32 Enrolled:18 Waitlist:0 Avail Seats:14 [on 10/04/15]
Additional Information: 

Prerequisites: 110 and 113.

Syllabus: A critical examination of Euclid's Elements; ruler and compass constructions; connections with Galois theory; Hilbert's axioms for geometry, theory of areas, introduction of coordinates, non-Euclidean geometry, regular solids, projective geometry, and/or other topics.  

Office: 793 Evans

Office Hours: 

Required Text: Stillwell, "The four pillars of geometry" + additional readings supplied by instructor

Recommended Reading: Hartshorne, "Geometry: Euclid and Beyond Euclid" 

Grading: See syllabus on course website.  Note that class participation will be a portion of the grade.    


Course Webpage: math.berkeley.edu/~kpmann/130geometry2015.html