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History of Mathematics - 3rd edition

History of Mathematics (ISBN10: 0470525487; ISBN13: 9780470525487)
ISBN13: 978-0470525487
ISBN10: 0470525487

Summary: The updated new edition of the classic and comprehensive guide to the history of mathematicsFor more than forty years, A History of Mathematics has been the reference of choice for those looking to learn about the fascinating history of humankind's relationship with numbers, shapes, and patterns. This revised edition features up-to-date coverage of topics such as Fermat's Last Theorem and the Poincar_ Conjecture, in addition to recent advances in areas such as finite group theory and ...show more computer-aided proofs. Distills thousands of years of mathematics into a single, approachable volume Covers mathematical discoveries, concepts, and thinkers, from Ancient Egypt to the present Includes up-to-date references and an extensive chronological table of mathematical and general historical developments.Whether you ? re interested in the age of Plato and Aristotle or Poincar_ and Hilbert, whether you want to know more about the Pythagorean theorem or the golden mean, A History of Mathematics is an essential reference that will help you explore the incredible history of mathematics and the men and women who created it. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 3RD 11
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Year Published: 2011
International: No



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