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Encyclopedia of mathematics

Author: James Tanton
Publisher: New York : Facts on File, ©2005.
Series: Facts on File science library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Encyclopedia of Mathematics is a useful reference providing current and accurate information on the subject for high school and college students. Comprehensive coverage includes significant discoveries in mathematics, in addition to definitions of basic terms, thought-provoking essays, and capsule biographies of notable scientists in mathematics - all presenting a wide range of valuable information compiled into a
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Tanton
ISBN: 0816051240 9780816051243
OCLC Number: 56057904
Description: viii, 568 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: A to Z entries --
Feature essays : "History of equations and algebra" --
"History of calculus" --
"History of functions" --
"History of geometry" --
"History of probability and statistics" --
"History of trigonometry" --
Appendixes : Appendix I. Chronology --
Appendix II. Bibliography and Web resources --
Appendix III. Associations.
Series Title: Facts on File science library.
Responsibility: James Tanton.
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A one-volume encyclopedia designed for high school through early college students. With more than 1,000 entries, more than 125 photographs and illustrations, it unites disparate ideas and provides  Read more...

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