Inversion (TEFC)

United States, 1974

Film
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Episode of Series “Geometry”.
Geometric inversion is introduced and discussed to effect the solution of an apparently difficult problem involving the inscription of a chain of circles between two given circles, one inside the other. The final result, known as Steiner’s Porism, is forcefully illustrated in motion - “pop art” fashion.

Credits

production company

International Film Bureau

College Geometry Project, University of Minnesota

producer

Seymour Schuster

director
Duration

00:11:40:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1974

Appears in

Geometry

Group of items

Geometry

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

013228

Language

English

Subject categories

Crafts & Visual Arts → Pop art

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Geometry - Study and teaching

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Mathematics - Study and teaching

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Problem solving

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Geometry

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Geometry, Descriptive

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Mathematics - Study and teaching

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Motion

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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