Name: reilly a conway
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Date: Around 1995

Question:
If anyone is up to helping me, I would like your insight, ideas, etc. on
non-Euclidean geometry.

Replies:
Here is something to get you started: draw a triangle on the surface of a
sphere. Show that the sum of the interior angles is now NEVER equal to 180
but is, in fact, 180 < sum <= 540 depending on the relative sizes of the
sphere and the triangle. The surface of a sphere is a simple example of a
non-Euclidean, two-dimensional space, that is easy to visualize. Things get
more difficult with higher-dimensional spaces!

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