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Lectures on the Icosahedron and the Solution of the Fifth Degree

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In this classic of mathematical literature, first published in 1884, Felix Klein elegantly demonstrates how the rotation of icosahedron can be used to solve complex quintic equations. Divided into two parts-"Theory of the Icosahedron" and "The Theory of Equations of the Fifth Degree"-The Icosahedron covers: . the regular solids and the theory of groups . introduction of (x + iy) . statement and discussion of the fundamental problem, according to the theory of functions . the algebraical character of the fundamental problem ...

Lectures on the Icosahedron and the Solution of the Fifth Degree 2007, Cosimo Classics

ISBN-13: 9781602063068

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Lectures on the Icosahedron and the Solution of the Fifth Degree 2007, Cosimo Classics

ISBN-13: 9781602069893

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