Publications of (and about) Paul Erdös
Autor: Soifer, Alexander (Engel, Philip L.; Erdös, Paul; Grünbaum, Branko; Rousseau, Cecil)
Title: How does one cut a triangle? With 80 illustr. and introductions by Philip L. Engel, Paul Erdös, Branko Grünbaum and Cecil Rousseau. (In English)
Source: Colorado Springs, CO: Center for Excellence in Mathematical Education. xiii, 140 p. (1990).
Review: This booklet considers and solves problems in dividing triangles into congruent and into similar pieces; it further studies extremal problems on placing points in convex figures. The booklet is mainly written for students interested in geometry and it is written with much enthusiasm.
Classif.: * 52-01 Textbooks (convex and discrete geometry)
52A10 Convex sets in 2 dimensions (including convex curves)
05-01 Textbooks (combinatorics)
52C17 Packing and covering in n dimensions (discrete geometry)
Keywords: convex polygons; tilings; dividing triangles
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