MAT 636: Non-Euclidean Geometries.
4 hours, 4 credits. Hyperbolic and elliptic geometry, with some trigonometry and calculus; circular models of the hyperbolic and elliptic planes; surfaces of constant curvature; and historical background of attempts to prove Euclid's parallel postulate. Spherical Geometry and Great Circles. PREREQ: A course in linear algebra.
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