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Hyperbolic Geometry

Carom Maths provides this resource for teachers and students of A Level mathematics.

This presentation introduces Euclid's axioms and theorems and provides historic information on the development of geometric principles, as well as discussing hyperbolic geometry. A link to Non-Euclid software, from Joel Castellanos's site at the university of New Mexico, is also available.

The activity is designed to explore aspects of the subject which may not normally be encountered, to encourage new ways to approach a problem mathematically and to broaden the range of tools that an A Level mathematician can call upon if necessary.

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