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Beautiful mathematics

Author: Martin J Erickson
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Mathematical Association of America, ©2011.
Series: MAA spectrum.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Mathematical ideas have an aesthetic appeal that can be appreciated by anyone who has the time and dedication to investigate. Mathematical topics are presented in the categories of words, images, formulas, theorems, proofs, solutions and unsolved problems. Readers will discover exciting mathematics topics from complex numbers to arithmetic progressions, from Alcuin's sequence to the zeta function, and from  Read more...
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Erickson, Martin J., 1963-
Beautiful mathematics.
Washington, D.C. : Mathematical Association of America, ©2011
(DLC) 2011939398
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martin J Erickson
ISBN: 9781614445098 1614445095
OCLC Number: 796662359
Notes: "Errata : index" (replacement pages 169-175) inserted.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 177 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Imaginative words --
Intriguing images --
Captivating formulas --
Delightful theorems --
Pleasing proofs --
Elegant solutions --
Creative problems --
Harmonius foundations --
Eye-opening explorations.
Series Title: MAA spectrum.
Responsibility: Martin Erickson.


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Acknowledgment of source is missing

by m759 (WorldCat user published 2013-06-22) Poor Permalink

In "Beautiful Mathematics," pages 106-108, section 5.17, "A Group of Operations," Martin Erickson does not acknowledge any source.

That section, on a group of 322,560 permutations generated by permuting the rows, columns, and quadrants of a 4x4 array, is based on the Cullinane diamond theorem....
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