The Dot & The Line : A Romance In Lower Mathematics

The Dot & The Line : A Romance In Lower Mathematics

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Once upon a time there was a sensible straight line who was hopelessly in love with a beautiful dot. But the dot, though perfect in every way, only had eyes for a wild and unkempt squiggle. All of the line's romantic dreams were in vain, until he discovered...angles! Now, with newfound self-expression, he can be anything he wants to be--a square, a triangle, a parallelogram....And that's just the beginning!First published in 1963 and made into an Academy Award-winning animated short film, here is a supremely witty love story with a twist that reveals profound truths about relationships--both human and mathematical--sure to tickle lovers of all ages.

Baker & Taylor
A straight line falls in love with a dot and develops his talents to form all kinds of geometric shapes in order to win her affections.

Baker
& Taylor

First published in 1963, a mathematically oriented romantic fable follows an eternal love triangle, in this case a straight line who is hopelessly in love with a dot who in turn loves a squiggle. By the author of The Phantom Tollbooth.
A mathematically oriented romantic fable about the eternal triangle, in this case a straight line who is hopelessly in love with a dot who in turn loves a squiggle.

Publisher: New York SeaStar,
ISBN: 9781587170669
1587170663
Characteristics: unp. : illus

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VRMurphy
Mar 31, 2015

Fabulous, in the sense of it being a wonderful fable.

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May 02, 2013

delightful

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