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Kiselev’s Geometry / Book I. Planimetry has 22 ratings and 3 reviews. Charles said: This work by Kiselev was first published in and it remained a st. Hi all. Does somebody know any source from where we can get the solutions to exercises of this book? Or at least, we could get proper hints or. Kiselev’s Geometry. Book I. Planimetry, by A. P. Kiselev Adapted from Russian by Alexander Givental ISBN viii+ pp., in x in, hardcover.

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From November’07 issue of –Choice book review magazine for academic libraries I highly recommend Does somebody know any source from where we can get the solutions to exercises of this book? When you read the work, there is no doubt in your mind why it held such a high status for so long. One salient virtue of Kiselev’s Geometry is that, throughout, the author remains faithful to his intended audience, viz.

But towards the early s the situation was ripe for a more rational attitude. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

After browsing a few geometry books, I fell in love with this book. I do not want to leave my education up to our horrible system, since I’ve done only basic math up to the graduation year, which makes me sick. I’ve started from Introductory chapter and its exercises. Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else. Currently we are working on solid geometry using the sequel Book II to this book.


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The biggest difference is that in Euclidean geometry a student is armed with established knowledge definitions, axioms and theorems and tools logic and mathematical notations in order to discover new knowledge, while the latest fads in math education have no real substance and thus bring a total failure to our next generation.

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Kiselev’s Geometry / Book I. Planimetry

In his preface, Prof. A recommended, freely available text: This textbook, though containing all the synthetic geometry the average high school student needs, CANNOT be used by itself in the high school classroom today as the focus in education has shifted from an understanding and appreciation of math for math’s sake.

Jason rated it it was amazing Jun 16, Log in or Sign up. If a math book has any nonsense piece then I know the author must be an amateur or an “expert” and I reject it right away. For example, the book does prove that the limit which is the circumference exists p. The book was originally written in a clear, no-nonsense style which has been polished over its many editions and revisions. Both volumes of Kiselev’s Geometry are praised for precision, simplicity and clarity of exposition, and excellent collection of exercises.

Allthough it seemed simple at the first look of the oiselev, I found out I was sincerely lost. Jack Kinsella marked it as to-read Dec 16, Also, the chapter proof by contradiction.


I my only problem, is that the book lacks constructions, but since you have Kiselev, that is not in issue.

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Synthetic simply refers to using axioms and definitions and proving theorems from them. Sign up using Email and Password. Andrew Llanimetry Burt marked it as to-read Feb 10, Instead of calculations, the field, and this book, rely on logic.

I do not believe Kiselev had an intention or a pedagogical reason to conceal solutions from the student. Kiselev’s Geometry Book 1, Planimetry If it is helping you then stick with it.

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This provides a strong foundation for a journey into olympiad level geometry if desired, though. Along with the full version of VI.

The book dominated in Russian math education for several decades, was reprinted in dozens of millions of copies, influenced geometry education in Eastern Europe and This is an English translation of a classical Russian grade school-level text in plane Euclidean geometry. Ben marked it as to-read May kselev, Open Preview See a Problem?

The English edition also contains a new chapter Vectors and Foundations written by A. Vanio rated it it was amazing Aug 27,