Conics Author : Keith Kendig Publisher : American Mathematical Soc. Total Pages : 403 Release : 2020-07-29 ISBN 10 : 9781470456832 ISBN 13 : 1470456834 Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL GET BOOK Conics Book Description: This book engages the reader in a journey of discovery through a spirited discussion among three characters: philosopher, teacher, and student. Throughout the book, philosopher pursues his dream of a unified theory of conics, where exceptions are banished. With a helpful teacher and examplehungry student, the trio soon finds that conics reveal much of their beauty when viewed over the complex numbers. It is profusely illustrated with pictures, workedout examples, and a CD containing 36 applets. Conics is written in an easy, conversational style, and many historical tidbits and other points of interest are scattered throughout the text. Many students can selfstudy the book without outside help. This book is ideal for anyone having a little exposure to linear algebra and complex numbers.