Fall 2016 MATH 130 001 LEC

The Classical Geometries
Schedule: 
SectionDays/TimesLocationInstructorClass
001 LECTuTh 12:30PM - 1:59PMEvans 3James Conway18963
UnitsEnrollment Status
4Open
Additional Information: 

Prerequisites: 110 and 113

Description: 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.

Office: 933 Evans

Office Hours: TBA

Required Text: The Four Pillars of Geometry, by John Stillwell

Grading: Letter grade. Final exam required.

Course Webpage: https://math.berkeley.edu/~conway/Teaching/fall2016-130/fall2016-130.html