The Teaching of Geometry

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I AM sure that all mathematical teachers can thoroughly endorse Prof. Minchin's letter. The difficulty of making a change lies in the University and Civil Service examinations, which still prescribe Euclid. On the continent Euclid has been superseded by modern books, some of which might serve as a basis for a thoroughly reformed English text-book.

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DALLAS, R. The Teaching of Geometry. Nature 59, 416 (1899) doi:10.1038/059416b0

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