2 edition of **Concepts of informal geometry** found in the catalog.

Concepts of informal geometry

Anderson, Richard D.

- 369 Want to read
- 19 Currently reading

Published
**1960**
by Yale University in [New Haven]
.

Written in English

- Geometry, Non-Euclidean.,
- Geometry.,
- Mathematics -- Study and teaching

**Edition Notes**

Statement | by Richard D. Anderson ; written for the School Mathematics Study Group. |

Series | Studies in mathematics ; v. 5, Studies in mathematics (School Mathematics Study Group) -- v. 5. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA1 .S84 v.5 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | 1 v. (various pagings) : |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL18419983M |

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