MATH 3380

Introduction to Projective Planes

Affine planes and projective planes, cross ratio, complex projective plane (the great unifier), Desargues' theorem, projective planes over division rings, Pappus' theorem and commutativity, the fundamental theorem for projectivities on a line, introduction of coordinates in a projective plane. May not be held with the former MATH 2552 or the former MATH 3430. Prerequisite: MATH 2020 (C) or MATH 2021 (C) or the former MATH 3300 (C) or the former MATH 3350 (C) or consent of instructor.

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