# A Textbook Of Analytical Geometry Of Two Dimensions by P. K. Jain, Ahmed Khalid

By P. K. Jain, Ahmed Khalid

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Vcr;;) and call each of F, F l , F2, ... , Fn an itemted quadmtic extension of F. ) Let IE denote the union of all iterated quadratic extensions of the field Q. 8, then the idea of an iterated quadratic extension is just a quadratic extension of a quadratic extension of a quadratic extension ... of a quadratic extension. We allow only a finite chain of extensions. So IE is the union of all iterated quadratic extensions of the rationals. The field JR has no quadratic extensions, since every positive real is a square in JR.

X2 1. 15. 17. Leonardo da Vinci was fascinated by squaring curved regions. 16. 18. 17, where AS and BS are tangents to the parabola with equation x 2 = kyat points A and B on the parabola. ABS. Start by using calculus to show that S = ((a + b)/2, ab/k) if A = (a, a 2 /k) and B = (b, b2 /k). 19. Outline the steps you would perform to square two given regular hexagons. 20. 21. O 28 1. 17. 16 cos(360/17)O = -1 + m + J34 - 2m + 2Vr17-+-3-m-}-7---V--;::::3=4=-=2m=1=7---2-V--;::::3=4+==2m=1=7 2 The Ruler and Compass The methods of coordinate geometry allow us to translate any geometric statement into the language of algebra, and though this language is less elegant, it has a larger vocabulary.

On the other hand, this faith does have its foundation. The pathetic curve does represent an interesting theorem, while the handsome polygon is just that, a drawing and nothing more. If we want a drawing of a regular 17-gon, we do not go to Richmond's construction for directions. Exaggeration often helps to see things more clearly. ), for a ruler and compass construction of a regular 257-gon? We know beforehand that our result would most likely be way off. Our experience has taught us that the accuracy of even a very simple construction drawing is a function of how recently we sharpened our pencil.