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A History of Mathematics (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition) Loot Price: R475 Discovery Miles 4 750 You Save: R145 (23%)
A History of Mathematics (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition): Carl B. Boyer, Uta C. Merzbach
A History of Mathematics (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition): Carl B. Boyer, Uta C. Merzbach

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A History of Mathematics (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition)

Carl B. Boyer, Uta C. Merzbach

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The updated new edition of the classic and comprehensive guide to the history of mathematics

For 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 Poincare Conjecture," " in addition to recent advances in areas such as finite group theory and computer-aided proofs.Distills thousands of years of mathematics into a single, approachable volumeCovers mathematical discoveries, concepts, and thinkers, from Ancient Egypt to the presentIncludes 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 Poincare 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.

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Imprint: Jossey Bass Wiley
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Release date: 2011
First published: 2011
Authors: Carl B. Boyer • Uta C. Merzbach
Dimensions: 235 x 156 x 48mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 668
Edition: 3rd Revised edition
ISBN-13: 978-0-470-52548-7
Barcode: 9780470525487
Categories: Books > Science & Mathematics > Mathematics > History of mathematics
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LSN: 0-470-52548-7

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