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Carl Friedrich Gauss

Author: Krista West
Publisher: Greensboro, N.C. : Morgan Reynolds Pub., ©2009.
Series: Profiles in mathematics
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Describes the life of the German mathematician Carl Friedrich Gauss, and focuses on his accomplishments, which include mathematical formulas to determine orbits of planets and the use of electrical current to communicate.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Carl Friedrich Gauss; Carl Friedrich Gauss
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Krista West
ISBN: 9781599350639 1599350637
OCLC Number: 226292044
Description: 112 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Child genius --
Finding independence --
A surge of ideas --
Exploring astronomy --
Years of turmoil --
Changing direction --
Mapping the Earth --
Exploring magnetism --
Old passions.
Series Title: Profiles in mathematics
Responsibility: Krista West.
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Describes the life of the German mathematician Carl Friedrich Gauss, and focuses on his accomplishments, which include mathematical formulas to determine orbits of planets and the use of electrical current to communicate.

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