MATH 551: Euclidean and Non-Euclidean Geometry

MATH 551 is the critical study of basic notions and models of Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometries: order, congruence, and distance.

Prerequisite: MATH 381

Required Materials:

This is a self-contained course—the online lectures serve as the text. However, you are required to have the following:

  • The Geometer’s Sketchpad 5, Key Curriculum Press. This software allows you to draw and share geometric figures. Instructions for download and purchase will be provided.
  • either a scanner to scan handwritten pages or an equation editor to use with your word processor. Your copy of Microsoft Word may already have Microsoft Equation Editor (choose Object from the Insert menu; if Equation is one of the options available, then you have Microsoft Equation Editor). A recommended equation editor is MathType.

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