**Geometry and Billiards**

by Serge Tabachnikov

1991**Number of pages**: 186

**Description**:

Mathematical billiards describe the motion of a mass point in a domain with elastic reflections from the boundary. Billiards is not a single mathematical theory, it is rather a mathematicianâ€™s playground where various methods and approaches are tested and honed.

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