2 edition of **Introducing geometry through the study of shapes** found in the catalog.

Introducing geometry through the study of shapes

L. N. Waterfield

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- 24 Currently reading

Published
**1964**
by Collins in London
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Written in English

**Edition Notes**

Statement | by L.N. Waterfield. |

Series | Shapes -- sizes and signs series |

The Physical Object | |
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Pagination | 80p. : |

Number of Pages | 80 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL20820769M |

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